Oak Grove, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 7,471 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 3,583  (48.0%)
Females: 3,888  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  24.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42262.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,303 (it was $32,235 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$35,303
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,112 (it was $13,769 in 2000)

Oak Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,922 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$99,922
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $90,328; Detached houses: $97,531; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,708; Mobile homes: $43,186

Median gross rent in 2012: $887.

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Oak Grove races chart
  • White alone - 4,779 (64.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,531 (20.6%)
  • Hispanic - 466 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 328 (4.4%)
  • Asian alone - 128 (1.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 111 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 31 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Grove: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.3%), United States (10.0%), Irish (9.2%), English (5.2%), Subsaharan African (3.6%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/24/1974

Land area: 10.3 square miles.

Population density: 725 people per square mile   (low).

Oak Grove,KY real estate house value index trend

Oak Grove, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

262 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This city:  3.4%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Oak Grove, Kentucky as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Grove to the number of sex offenders is 1,268 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $864 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $510 (0.6%)

Oak Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (7.6 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (50.3 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fort Campbell North, KY (1.5 miles ), Fort Campbell, TN (1.8 miles ), Fort Campbell, KY (1.9 miles ), Clarksville, TN (2.8 miles ), Pembroke, KY (3.0 miles ), St. Bethlehem, TN (3.0 miles ), Trenton, KY (3.1 miles ), Cumberland Heights, TN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 247 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 1999: 256 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2000: 163 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $373,100
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $490,000
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2006: 83 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $71,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.66 N, Longitude: 87.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,468 (-32.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 264 (7.4%)

Area code: 270

Oak Grove household income distribution Oak Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Oak Grove by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 101000001
per 100,000 13.10.013.10.00.00.00.00.013.4
Rapes 154245744
per 100,000 13.165.452.427.440.852.772.453.053.6
Robberies 3761316219107
per 100,000 39.491.578.6178.0163.2221.593.0132.693.7
Assaults 316121818611118
per 100,000 39.4209.1157.3246.5183.663.3113.7145.9107.1
Burglaries 40911209416116311114778
per 100,000 525.21189.41572.91287.11641.91719.41147.51949.31044.3
Thefts 86147129220214163141244186
per 100,000 1129.21921.31690.93012.52182.31719.41457.73235.62490.3
Auto thefts 162414232523211121
per 100,000 210.1313.7183.5314.9254.9242.6217.1145.9281.2
Arson N/A620N/A1423
per 100,000 N/A78.426.20.0N/A10.541.426.540.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 171.3338.5348.3397.7376.2364.0291.9429.2346.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oak Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.0%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,232 (+149.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Oak Grove, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Oak Grove city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/22/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $73 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Oak Grove 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 122.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 151.7 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 133.6 miles away from Oak Grove center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.9 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 Christian County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oak Grove:

  • GATEWAY HOME HEALTH CLARKSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)
  • CHRISTIAN HEIGHTS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PEMBROKE, KY)
  • GATEWAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF CLARKSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)
  • DCI CUMBERLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)
  • GATEWAY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)
  • (CLOSED) GATEWAY HEALTH SYSTCU (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, TN)

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

  • Austin Peay State University (about 10 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,621)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 17 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Tennessee State University (about 48 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 48 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,436)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 49 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 50 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Belmont University (about 51 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)

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Notable locations in Oak Grove: Gate Number 6 (A), Gate Number 5 (B), Gate Number 4 (C), Oak Grove Fire and Emergency Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Oak Grove: Good Hope Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Good Hope Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Oak Grove Tourism Commission (2801 Walter Garrett Lane).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Exp Ft Campbell (12759 Fort Campbell Boulevard), Comfort Inn (201 Auburn Street), Tuckaway Farms (14400 Fort Campbell Boulevard), Shauts Rooms (14400 Fort Campbell Boulevard), Days Inn (212 Auburn Street), Baymont Inn & Suites - Fort Campbell (12759 Fort Campbell Blvd), Comfort Inn Oak Grove (201 Auburn Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 3.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.65
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.76. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.76
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 40.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Grove and their reported violations in the past:

OAK GROVE UTILITIES OFFICE (Population served: 8,762, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 0.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Oak Grove, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Oak Grove compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Oak Grove (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Oak Grove Branch at 15744 Fort Campbell Blvd, branch established on 1977/06/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Grove, Kentucky:

  • Days Inn FT Campbell, 212 Auburn St, Oak Grove, KY 42262 , Phone: (270) 640-3888
  • Comfort Inn, 201 Auburn St, Oak Grove, KY 42262 , Phone: (270) 439-3311
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Grove, Kentucky

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:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oak Grove city (based on Christian County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.27%
Here: 45.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Churches of Christ
Adherents63.9%11.1%5.4%5.3%3.1%
Congregations39.8%13.9%1.9%8.3%8.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.1%1.0%6.4%
Congregations2.8%2.8%0.9%3.7%17.6%
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: 18
Christian County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Christian County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Christian County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

29.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.7%
State:

15.9%
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 3$9,283$37,1320$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,371$33,4846$1,248
Judicial and Legal 1$4,080$48,9600$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$47,769$35,8270$0
Police - Other 3$6,909$27,6365$1,990
Streets and Highways 1$2,765$33,1805$1,895
Health 7$18,039$30,9240$0
Water Supply 12$33,532$33,5320$0
Local Libraries 2$5,274$31,6440$0
Other and Unallocable 40$133,963$40,18914$19,499
Totals for Government 88$269,985$36,81630$24,632

Oak Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($4.02)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $969,000 ($129.70)
    Police Protection: $754,000 ($100.92)
    General - Other: $559,000 ($74.82)
    Sewerage: $529,000 ($70.81)
    Financial Administration: $235,000 ($31.45)
    Health Services - Other: $214,000 ($28.64)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($24.63)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($5.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($2.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000 ($11.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $128,000 ($17.13)
    Fire Protection: $50,000 ($6.69)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.07)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.40)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,195,000 ($159.95)

Oak Grove government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,066,000 ($142.69)
    All Other: $30,000 ($4.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $75,000 ($10.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $35,000 ($4.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $153,000 ($20.48)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($4.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,223,000 ($163.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $563,000 ($75.36)
    Highways: $107,000 ($14.32)
    General Support: $46,000 ($6.16)
  • Tax - NEC: $736,000 ($98.51)
    Property: $469,000 ($62.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $333,000 ($44.57)
    Individual Income: $203,000 ($27.17)

Oak Grove government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,459,000 ($195.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,307,000 ($174.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $152,000 ($20.35)

Oak Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $579,000 ($77.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,166,000 ($959.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $728,000 ($97.44)

13.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.82%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.58% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,158 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.58%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, TN  3.13% ($20,013 average AGI)
from Trigg County, KY  0.35% ($41,274)
from Bell County, TX  0.20% ($28,000)


16.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

16.49%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($975 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.60%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, TN  4.01% ($23,529 average AGI)
to Trigg County, KY  0.36% ($31,169)
to Hopkins County, KY  0.19% ($21,085)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • WJMR (1370 AM; 1 kW; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WCTZ (1550 AM; 3 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WINSTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQI (540 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJZM (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: COMBERLAND RADIO PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WHOP (1230 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WHVO (1480 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WZZP (97.5 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WNKJ (89.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAPX-FM (91.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXA (92.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W201AQ (88.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W258AD (99.5 FM; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Grove:

  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)
  • W22CH (Channel 22; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Oak Grove, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 70
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 30
  • Fatalities: 74
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Oak Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oak Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi E Of Hwy 41s S Side Of Hwy 811 (Lat: 36.664778 Lon: -87.430556), Call Sign: KKR592
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2012, Expiration Date: 04/27/2022
    Registrant: Vei Communications, 109 Bostick, Hopkinsville, KY 42240, Phone: (270) 886-0085, Email:
  • S Side Of Hwy 911 7 Mi E Of Hwy 41 (Lat: 36.664778 Lon: -87.430556), Call Sign: KOB461, Licensee ID: L00114405
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022
    Registrant: Hopkinsville Christian County Communications Center, 116a W 1st St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240, Phone: (502) 887-4060

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • FT CAMPBELL, 15500 Fort Campbell Blvd (Lat: 36.654500 Lon: -87.436944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 73.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WMT744
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2011, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • OAK GROVE, Lat: 36.678889 Lon: -87.447694, Call Sign: WPQX515, Licensee ID: L00058064
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2000, Expiration Date: 11/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2011, Certifier: Zeda C Rosser
    Registrant: Oak Grove Utilities
  • OAK GROVE, City Of (Lat: 36.681472 Lon: -87.409806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WPVJ572
    Assigned Frequencies: 17745.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 06/26/2022, Certifier: David L Zylka
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 9NV0923B, 2603 Walter Garrett Lane (Lat: 36.681472 Lon: -87.409806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87.4 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQPR939, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz... (+11 more)
    Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Grove)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$108,7143$111,51710$135,3981$68,2304$129,595
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$52,4700$01$160,0900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$78,2850$06$93,3801$22,6201$41,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$71,1451$51,9102$116,8950$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$57,2000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2013.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$41,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2013.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Oak Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Grove, KY
Most common first names in Oak Grove, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1270.6 years
James1168.5 years
William978.0 years
Robert863.7 years
Thomas865.1 years
Mary679.8 years
Joseph562.8 years
George580.4 years
Clarence464.7 years
Willie477.5 years
Most common last names in Oak Grove, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Askew574.6 years
Brown474.5 years
Mathews470.3 years
Parker467.7 years
Phillips463.3 years
Black375.3 years
Jones365.7 years
Leavell375.0 years
Kennedy378.0 years
Elliott372.7 years
Businesses in Oak Grove, KY
NameCountNameCount
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1Quality1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Subway4
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
McDonald's2Waffle House1
Nike2Walmart1
Papa John's Pizza1Wendy's1

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