Oak Grove, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Grove, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Oak Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 4,652 as of July 1, 2016. Oak Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Grove is located at latitude 36.4264 and longitude -82.4317 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Oak Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.78 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,404 feet.

The Oak Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403360) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Oak Grove Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Oak Grove, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,652
Population in Households 4,563
Population in Familes 3,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 1,037
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,978
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,315
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,267 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 711 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $210,559
Average Home Value $226,679


Median Household Income $48,119
Average Household Income $67,351
Per Capita Income $29,057
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.73%
Households 1.02% 0.83%
Families 1.38% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Oak Grove, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Grove to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 115 73rd
Population Density1 # 64 85th
Diversity Index2 # 291 32nd
Median Household Income # 92 79th
Per Capita Income # 42 90th

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