Oak Grove, Kentucky Population 2022

8,019
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Oak Grove is a city located in Christian County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 8,019, it is the 56th largest city in Kentucky and the 4860th largest city in the United States. Oak Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,931 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Oak Grove has a population density of 749 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Grove is $54,836 with a poverty rate of 17.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $115,400. The median age in Oak Grove is 24.6 years, 24.1 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.

Oak Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 62.27%
  • Black or African American: 31.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.83%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Oak Grove, Kentucky is 8,019 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,931.

Oak Grove, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Oak Grove Population by Race

Oak Grove Population Pyramid 2022

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Oak Grove Median Age

25.5


Total

24.9


Male

25.9


Female

Oak Grove Adults

There are 5,008 adults, (134 of whom are seniors) in Oak Grove.

Oak Grove Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

2.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Grove Sex Ratio

Female

3,355

45.76%

Male

3,977

54.24%

Oak Grove Population by Age

Oak Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Grove Household Types

26.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Grove Households and Families

3.41

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Oak Grove Households by Type

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Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,937

Average Earnings

$38,633

Average Male

$25,103

Average Female

Oak Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Grove Language by Age

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Oak Grove Language

86.53% of Oak Grove residents speak only English, while 13.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.00% of the population.

Oak Grove Language

Oak Grove Poverty by Race

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17.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.25%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Grove is Islander, with 23.53% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.54%.

Oak Grove Poverty

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Oak Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Oak Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Grove Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Oak Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Oak Grove Marital Status by Race

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Oak Grove Marital Status

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1,038

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Oak Grove Veterans by War

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Oak Grove Veterans by Age

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Oak Grove Veterans by Race

Oak Grove Veterans by Education

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19.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Grove Veterans by Education

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75.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Grove Employment by Age

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Oak Grove Employment by Race

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Oak Grove Employment by Education

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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18.04%

Born in Oak Grove

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Oak Grove residents were born in the United States, with 18.04% having been born in Kentucky. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oak Grove Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Oak Grove Population by Year