Oak Grove, Kentucky Population 2024

8,081

Oak Grove is a city located in Christian County Kentucky. Oak Grove has a 2024 population of 8,081. Oak Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,937 in 2020.

The average household income in Oak Grove is $49,050 with a poverty rate of 14.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oak Grove is 24.6 years, 24.5 years for males, and 24.8 years for females.

Oak Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 59.44%
  • Black or African American: 23.7%
  • Two or more races: 14.87%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
10.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
755.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.81% (144)
The current population of Oak Grove, Kentucky is 8,081 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,937.

Oak Grove, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,69359.44%
Black or African American1,87123.7%
Two or more races1,17414.87%
Other race971.23%
Asian450.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander150.19%
Native American
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Oak Grove Population by Race

Oak Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Oak Grove Median Age

24.6

Total

24.5

Male

24.8

Female

Oak Grove Adults

There are 5,129 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Oak Grove.

Oak Grove Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

5.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Grove Sex Ratio

Female3,76047.63%
Male4,13552.37%

Oak Grove Population by Age

Oak Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1772.4939.560.5
Non Family1,4201.2237.962.1
Married9893.8457.242.8
Female6763.0817.282.8
Male923.0539.160.9
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3.45

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

39.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oak Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.33%.

Oak Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,647

Average Earnings

$48,913

Average Male

$34,125

Average Female

Oak Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oak Grove Language

93.66% of Oak Grove residents speak only English, while 6.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Oak Grove Language

Oak Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,23776017.94%
Black1,87126314.06%
Multiple1,1741109.37%
Other971414.43%
Hispanic1,103141.27%
Islander15640%
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14.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.6%

Male Poverty Rate

13.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Grove is Islander, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Grove is Hispanic, with 1.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.01%.

Oak Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater28.48%
Some College24.77%
Less Than 9th Grade9.55%
High School8.49%
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Oak Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.35%
Female Employed12.42%
Male Employed6.92%
Male Unemployed
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Oak Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oak Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 Over 65.

Oak Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oak Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,159

Number of Veterans

965

Male Veterans

194

Female Veterans

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Oak Grove Veterans by War

count

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Oak Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Oak Grove Veterans by Race

Oak Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oak Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oak Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

22.18%

Born in Oak Grove

97.8%

Native Born

2.2%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

1.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.8% of Oak Grove residents were born in the United States, with 22.18% having been born in Kentucky. 0.23% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,291420.51%
20288,249420.51%
20278,207420.51%
20268,165420.52%
20258,123420.52%
20248,081420.52%
20238,039420.53%
20227,997420.53%
20217,955180.23%
20207,9375857.96%
20197,352320.44%
20187,320801.1%
20177,240-132-1.79%
20167,372-97-1.3%
20157,469-21-0.28%
20147,490-6-0.08%
20137,496-133-1.74%
20127,6291992.68%
20117,430-85-1.13%
20107,5154516.38%
20007,0644,201146.73%
19902,863
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Oak Grove Population by Year