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Population in 2012: 371 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 178  (48.2%)
Females: 193  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  46.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72660.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,037 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$35,037
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,339

Oak Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,329 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$60,329
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $111,209; Detached houses: $126,309; Mobile homes: $61,741

Median gross rent in 2012: $651.

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  • White alone - 355 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Grove: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (32.4%), German (22.1%), English (11.3%), United States (5.6%), Dutch (5.4%), French (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 144 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove town:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Oak Grove, Arkansas as of November 24, 2014.
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 2012: $350 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $395 (0.7%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+66.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 122% 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 significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.5 miles away from Oak Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Grove:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL BERRYVILLE (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Oak Grove, AR

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: 3,034)
  • University of Arkansas (about 52 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • Missouri State University (about 52 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 53 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Drury University (about 54 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Crowder College (about 57 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 72 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)

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

  • OUTDOOR RESORTS OF THE OZARKS (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(26.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oak Grove, AR

Oak Grove compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oak Grove travel time to work - commute


Oak Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.48%
Here48.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents41.7%13.5%11.7%8.2%8.1%
Congregations14.3%14.3%20.8%15.6%7.8%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents6.3%3.6%1.7%1.3%3.8%
Congregations9.1%2.6%1.3%1.3%13.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yell County:

10.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
State:

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

16.0%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 0$0 1$110
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,740
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,850

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $22,000 ($59.30)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($32.35)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($5.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($59.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($24.26)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($21.56)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($121.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($51.21)
    General Support: $5,000 ($13.48)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($29.65)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($10.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $171,000 ($460.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $168,000 ($452.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($8.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $178,000 ($479.78)

8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pope County, AR  2.78% ($22,359 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.44% ($23,517)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.26% ($25,118)


7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

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:
to Pope County, AR  3.77% ($24,665 average AGI)
to Logan County, AR  0.31% ($24,800)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.25% ($19,500)

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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