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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Grovewas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Oak Grove
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.