For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove town:
24 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $217 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (32.0 miles , pop. 62,742).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (37.5 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (585.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Mignon, AL (1.5 miles ), Gantts Quarry, AL (1.6 miles) , Sylacauga, AL (1.8 miles ), Bon Air, AL (2.3 miles) , Childersburg, AL (2.6 miles ), Fayetteville, AL (2.6 miles ), Sycamore-Winterboro, AL (3.1 miles) , Talladega Springs, AL (3.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.19 N, Longitude: 86.30 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 256
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+28.7%).
Work and jobs in Oak Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oak Grove, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Oak Grove town center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the town center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oak Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Oak Grove center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Oak Grove center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Talladega County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Skinny Graham - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Grove:
Local government website: www.townofoakgrove.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Grove:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 95.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
15 people in nursing homes in 2000
Oak Grove compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oak Grove town (based on Talladega County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,030 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,888 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Oak Grove, Alabama:See more detailed statistics of Oak Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oak Grove)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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