Oak Grove, Kentucky Population 2020

7,138
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Oak Grove is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 7,138, it is the 58th largest city in Kentucky and the 3905th largest city in the United States. Oak Grove is currently declining at a rate of -1.64% annually and its population has decreased by -4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,489 in 2010. Oak Grove reached it's highest population of 7,639 in 2012. Spanning over 11 miles, Oak Grove has a population density of 667 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Grove is $52,607 with a poverty rate of 20.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $869 per month, and the median house value is $103,100. The median age in Oak Grove is 24.7 years, 24.2 years for males, and 25.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 118.6 males.

Oak Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Grove was:

  • White: 66.25%
  • Black or African American: 24.42%
  • Two or more races: 3.85%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.24%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.61%
The current population of Oak Grove, Kentucky is 7,138, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,376.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,489.

Oak Grove, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,91066.25%
Black or African American1,81024.42%
Two or More Races2853.85%
Some Other Race2112.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander921.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.78%
Asian450.61%
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Oak Grove Population Pyramid 2020

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Oak Grove Median Age

24.7


Total

24.2


Male

25.5


Female

Oak Grove Adults

There are 5,170 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Oak Grove.

Oak Grove Age Dependency

47.7

Age Dependency Ratio

3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Grove Sex Ratio

Female

3,390

45.74%

Male

4,021

54.26%

Oak Grove Households and Families

Oak Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married32.1%67.9%
All22.7%77.3%
Non Family20.3%79.7%
Male15.3%84.7%
Female2.8%97.2%

22.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6572.7922.7
Married1,1483.4932.1
Non Family9661.3920.3
Female3544.082.8
Male1893.2615.3

3.43

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Oak Grove Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1413.87%
9th to 12th Grade1885.16%
High School Graduate1,00127.48%
Some College1,42339.07%
Associates Degree2747.52%
Bachelors Degree49513.59%
Graduate Degree1203.29%
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Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0801,985389
Black1,051960193
Hispanic3612448
Other Race126108
Multiple Races5151
Asian4519
Native American43438
Islander353525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,553$35,707$26,156
Less Than High School$37,541$$
High School Grad$27,229$32,077$22,804
Some College$30,387$39,760$26,042
Bachelors Degree$32,348$31,212$40,526
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,553

Average Earnings

$35,707

Average Male

$26,156

Average Female

Oak Grove Language

Oak Grove Language by Age

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Oak Grove Language

89.06% of Oak Grove residents speak only English, while 10.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.63% of the population.

Oak Grove Poverty

Oak Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,00993423.30%
Hispanic1,11332329.02%
Black1,81023813.15%
Islander926772.83%
Other2116128.91%
Native582848.28%
Multiple285238.07%

20.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.46%

Male Poverty Rate

20.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Grove is Islander, with 72.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Grove is Multiple, with 8.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.65%.

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Name Poverty
High School27.77%
Less Than High School15.50%
Bachelors or Greater14.47%
Some College11.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.54%
Female Employed15.97%
Male Employed15.54%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Oak Grove Income

Oak Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,236$52,607
Families$47,077$52,502
Married Families$49,808-
Non Families$33,729$49,063
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Oak Grove Marital Status

Oak Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Grove Married by Age and Sex

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Oak Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oak Grove Marital Status by Race

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Oak Grove Veterans

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818

Number of Veterans

716

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War591
First Gulf War207
Vietnam87
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34432
35 to 54288
55 to 6457
65 to 7441
75+
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Name Veterans % of Total
White55618.60%
Black21919.18%
Hispanic649.60%
Indian43100.00%

Oak Grove Veterans by Education

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10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Grove Employment Status

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73%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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27.89%

Born in Kentucky

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of Oak Grove residents were born in the United States, with 27.89% having been born in Kentucky. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,138-119-1.64%
20197,257-119-1.61%
20187,376971.33%
20177,279-119-1.61%
20167,398-92-1.23%
20157,490-19-0.25%
20147,509-2-0.03%
20137,511-128-1.68%
20127,6392062.77%
20117,433-83-1.10%
20107,5164520.62%
20007,0644,2019.45%
19902,8630.00%