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Median resident age:  34.9 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 31822

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,093 (it was $42,569 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$44,093
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,905

Oak Grove CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,828 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$121,828
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,087; Detached houses: $198,901; Mobile homes: $91,178; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $684,045

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Oak Grove races chart
  • White alone - 2,083 (88.9%)
  • Black alone - 219 (9.3%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Grove: 146.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Oak Grove CCD:  0.7% ($581)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Oak Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (29.9 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (65.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (635.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pine Mountain, GA (2.3 miles ), LaGrange, GA (3.3 miles ), Hamilton, GA (3.3 miles ), Warm Springs, GA (3.7 miles ), Greenville, GA (3.7 miles ), Shiloh, GA (3.8 miles ), West Point, GA (3.9 miles ), Hillcrest, GA (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 32.92 N, Longitude: 84.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Oak Grove household income distribution Oak Grove home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Oak Grove place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 tornado 18.4 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oak Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Troup County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Grove:

  • WEST GEORGIA DIALYSIS - LAGRANGE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • WEST GEORGIA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • NEGRO OLD FOLKS HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)

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

  • Columbus State University (about 29 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,341)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 41 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 41 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)
  • Griffin Technical College (about 43 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 2,546)
  • Gordon College (about 45 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • University of West Georgia (about 47 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 56 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)

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Notable location: Troup County Fire Department Station 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oak Grove include: Oak Grove Church (A), Living Christ Church (B), Bright Star Church (C), Ebenezer Church (D), Mount Airy Church (E), Oak Grove Church (F), Flat Shoals Church (G), Salem Church (H), County Line Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bass Cemetery (1), Bright Star Cemetery (2), Sledge Cemetery (3), Smith Cemetery (4), Carter Cemetery (5), Murphy Cemetery (6), Thompson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Floyd Lake (A), Livingston Lake (B), Floyd Lake (C), Hambrick Lake (D), Eagle Club Lake (E), Champion Lake (F), Edmondson Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Sulphur Creek (B), Ingram Creek (C), Crawford Creek (D), Polecat Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Troup County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.2%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.2%
Whole state:

6.1%

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

Oak Grove compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oak Grove CCD (based on Troup County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.40%
Here52.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents57.8%20.6%4.3%4.0%2.6%
Congregations33.0%30.4%5.4%0.9%3.6%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.3%1.1%4.6%
Congregations7.1%1.8%0.9%1.8%15.2%
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: 14
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Troup County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Troup County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Troup County:

12.1%
State:

14.6%

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Troup County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chambers County, AL  0.62% ($27,907 average AGI)
from Coweta County, GA  0.46% ($31,905)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.44% ($29,272)


5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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 Chambers County, AL  0.54% ($23,795 average AGI)
to Coweta County, GA  0.51% ($30,610)
to Meriwether County, GA  0.35% ($23,347)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTRP (620 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLAG (1240 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKEU-FM (88.9 FM; THE ROCK, GA; Owner: GEORGIA FOUNDATION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Grove:

  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)



Oak Grove on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #20 (31822) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Somalian first ancestries"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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