Oak Grove, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 375 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 
Males: 176  (47.0%)
Females: 199  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72660.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,804 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$36,804
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,873 (it was $15,364 in 2000)

Oak Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,904 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$59,904
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $632.

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  • Races in Oak Grove, AR (2010)

    Oak Grove races chart
    • 35596.2%White alone
    • 82.2%Hispanic
    • 41.1%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

Races in Oak Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oak Grove: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (23.4%), English (14.5%), Dutch (6.4%), United States (6.1%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 146 people per square mile   (very low).

Oak Grove,AR real estate house value index trend

Oak Grove, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove town:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Arkansas:

2.8%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Oak Grove, Arkansas as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Grove to the number of sex offenders is 124 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $344 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $481 (0.9%)

Oak Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (48.3 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (141.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (316.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blue Eye, AR (1.8 miles) , Blue Eye, MO (1.9 miles) , Green Forest, AR (2.9 miles ), Coney Island, MO (3.1 miles) , Berryville, AR (3.1 miles ), Arrow Point, MO (3.4 miles) , Kimberling City, MO (3.6 miles ), Table Rock, MO (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.46 N, Longitude: 93.44 W

Area code: 870

Oak Grove household income distribution Oak Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+66.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Oak Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oak Grove, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Oak Grove town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oak Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from Oak Grove center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 182.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 221.5 miles away from Oak Grove center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 334.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yell County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oak Grove:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL BERRYVILLE Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • CARROLL COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • ST JOHNS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • TABLEROCK HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIMBERLING CITY, MO)
  • HEALING HANDS HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BRANSON, MO)

Amtrak station near Oak Grove:

  • 18 miles: BRANSON (BOB EVANS REST., HWY. 76 & 65) - Bus Station

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

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 42 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas (about 50 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 52 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 54 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 54 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Evangel University (about 54 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Crowder College (about 57 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

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Notable locations in Oak Grove: Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Grove that have no violations reported:

  • OZARKS RV RESORT OWNERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Oak Grove compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Arkansas average:

11.8

Oak Grove travel time to work - commute Oak Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oak Grove town (based on Yell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,81364
Catholic1,8002
Mainline Protestant1,24715
Black Protestant2512
Other1932
None10,881-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Yell County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Yell County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Yell County:

31.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,302
Water Supply 0$0 2$4,911
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$261
Totals for Government 0$0 4$6,474

Oak Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $22,000 ($58.67)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($32.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($5.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($58.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($24.00)

Oak Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($21.33)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($120.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($50.67)
    General Support: $5,000 ($13.33)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($29.33)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($10.67)

Oak Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $171,000 ($456.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $168,000 ($448.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($8.00)

Oak Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $178,000 ($474.67)

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pope County, AR  2.99% ($25,387 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.27% ($23,444)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.23% ($40,867)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pope County, AR  3.85% ($23,854 average AGI)
to Logan County, AR  0.44% ($23,700)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.34% ($38,304)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KOMC (1220 AM; 1 kW; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • KLFC (88.1 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MOUNTAINTOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KCOZ (91.7 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Grove:

  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • K17DL (Channel 17; BRANSON, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • KNJE-LP (Channel 68; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV-34, INC., AN ARKANSAS CORPORATION)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • K05JQ (Channel 5; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MILLER FAMILY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KBNS-CA (Channel 38; BRANSON, MO; Owner: THE VACATION CHANNEL, INC.)
  • K25BD (Channel 25; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • K18EG (Channel 18; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Edward G Roach, Cr 103 & Cr 614 (Ar10910-S) (Lat: 36.454694 Lon: -93.431111), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Cr 103 & Cr 614 (Ar10910-S) (Lat: 36.454694 Lon: -93.431111), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 243 County Road 614 (Ar10910-S) (Lat: 36.454694 Lon: -93.431111), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 243 County Road 614 (Ar10910-S) (Lat: 36.454694 Lon: -93.431111), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2106P , Serial Number: 23-695, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1972
    Registrant (Individual): James L Chambers, Po Box 3, Oak Grove, AR 72660

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Oak Grove, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Elmer477.2 years
Henry481.3 years
Thomas372.0 years
James376.7 years
John362.0 years
Ray375.3 years
William386.0 years
Carl271.0 years
Charles278.5 years
Mary278.5 years
Most common last names in Oak Grove, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis675.2 years
Allen561.0 years
Garris487.0 years
Sooter485.5 years
Plumlee479.0 years
Atchley381.0 years
Badley364.0 years
Butler376.0 years
Hayhurst374.3 years
Frazier381.3 years

Oak Grove on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Data processing and other information services"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
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