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Population in 2010: 2,150. Population change since 2000: +41.3%
Males: 1,119  (52.0%)
Females: 1,031  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54021, 54868.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $86,924 (it was $72,596 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$86,924
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,261

Oak Grove town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $311,560 (it was $204,500 in 2000)
Oak Grove:

$311,560
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $399,394; Detached houses: $404,207; Mobile homes: $144,952

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Oak Grove races chart
  • White alone - 2,081 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Grove: 215.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.6%), Irish (14.2%), Norwegian (13.2%), Swedish (8.3%), Czech (4.9%), English (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 861 feet

Land area: 39.3 square miles.

Population density: 55 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Grove:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Grove town:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Oak Grove town:  1.4% ($2,804)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Oak Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eagan, MN (23.9 miles , pop. 63,557).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (25.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Prescott, WI (2.2 miles ), Clifton, WI (2.3 miles ), Trimbelle, WI (2.5 miles ), Hastings, MN (2.9 miles ), River Falls, WI (2.9 miles ), Diamond Bluff, WI (2.9 miles ), Ellsworth, WI (3.2 miles ), Troy, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 44.75 N, Longitude: 92.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Oak Grove household income distribution Oak Grove home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Air transportation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Air transportation (4%)
  • Paper (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Oak Grove, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Oak Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Oak Grove town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Grove topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Grove:

  • PRESCOTT NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PRESCOTT, WI)
  • RIVER FALLS AREA HOSP-KINNIC HOME DIV (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • AUGUSTANA HEALTH CARE CENTER OF HASTINGS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HASTINGS, MN)

Amtrak station near Oak Grove:

  • 15 miles: RED WING (LEVEE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Oak Grove:

  • 15 miles: Prairie Island 1 and 2 in Red Wing, MN.

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

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 9 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,911)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 19 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 24 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,404)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 27 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • St. Catherine University (about 28 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,406)

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Notable location: Orchardview Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemetery: Big River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: .20 Reservoir (A), 0.22 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Big River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0216. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0216
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.375
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.90
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.12
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  84.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

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

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

2.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

3.7%

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

Oak Grove compared to Wisconsin state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.24%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents39.3%30.8%8.6%7.2%4.7%
Congregations13.0%22.2%20.4%7.4%9.3%
NameLutheran Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.8%2.6%0.7%0.7%2.5%
Congregations3.7%5.6%3.7%1.9%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
Pierce County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pierce County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pierce County:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

26.7%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
State:

13.0%

7.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

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 St. Croix County, WI  1.39% ($39,824 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.66% ($59,385)
from Washington County, MN  0.55% ($52,000)


7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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 St. Croix County, WI  1.77% ($39,054 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  0.55% ($38,688)
to Washington County, MN  0.45% ($39,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDWA (1460 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, MN; Owner: K & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEVR (1550 AM; 1 kW; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Grove:

  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Grove:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,115
Total average daily truck traffic: 760
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 21,515

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 3
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