Oak Grove, KY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 7,064. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,570 (+7.2% change)
Males: 3,748 (53.1%), Females: 3,316 (46.9%)

Zip code: 42262

Median resident age: 23.8 years
Median household income: $32,235 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,400 (year 2000)

Races in Oak Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.3%)
  • Black (25.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • Other race (3.9%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.6%), United States (8.5%), Irish (7.4%), English (4.9%), Italian (2.4%), West Indian (1.7%).

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove city

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

5.3% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,232 (+149.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Grove:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Grove:

Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Grove:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Grove:

  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 53 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 3,642)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)