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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oak Grove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Grove is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Grove who work in office and administrative support (12.87%), sales jobs (12.05%), and food service (10.16%).
The citizens of Oak Grove are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.23% of adults in Oak Grove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Oak Grove in 2010 was $20,324, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,296 for a family of four. However, Oak Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oak Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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. Oak Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oak Grove include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Oak Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.