For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove town:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (47.7 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (141.3 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (313.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Forest, LA (2.2 miles ), Pioneer, LA (3.0 miles) , Kilbourne, LA (3.2 miles ), Lake Providence, LA (3.6 miles ), Bonita, LA (4.1 miles ), Wilmot, AR (4.2 miles ), Epps, LA (4.3 miles ), Eudora, AR (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.86 N, Longitude: 91.39 W
Area code: 318
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Crime rates in Oak Grove (2010):
Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+2.2%).
Work and jobs in Oak Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oak Grove, Louisiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.6 miles away from the Oak Grove town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oak Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from Oak Grove center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Oak Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in West Carroll Parish (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tommy Harper - Baseball player and coach, Tony Joe White - Singer-songwriter and guitarist, Kenny Hill (American football) - Football player.
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Airports and heliports located in Oak Grove:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Grove and their reported violations in the past:GOODWILL WATER SYSTEM (Address: 235 GRICE ROAD , Population served: 2201, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FISKE UNION WATER SYSTEM (Address: 692 HWY 879 , Population served: 2024, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.9%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.7% for Black residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.7% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
193 people in nursing homes in 2000
31 people in state prisons in 2000
Oak Grove compared to Louisiana state average:
Banks with branches in Oak Grove (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oak Grove town (based on West Carroll Parish data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oak Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Oak Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,131 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,168 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 fatal accident list:
Aug 19, 1986 03:00 PM, La2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 1981 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 740
Total average daily truck traffic: 29
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 444
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oak Grove)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oak Grove, LA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Grove)
FAA Registered Aircraft:16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oak Grove)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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