Oak Grove, MO


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Oak Grove is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 7,937 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oak Grove is the 101st largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities, Oak Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oak Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Grove is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Grove who work in office and administrative support (11.07%), food service (10.98%), and sales jobs (9.94%).

The citizens of Oak Grove are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.29% of adults in Oak Grove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Oak Grove in 2010 was $21,023, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,092 for a family of four. However, Oak Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Oak Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oak Grove include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Oak Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.