Locust Grove is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,406 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Locust Grove is the 173rd largest community in Oklahoma.
Locust Grove is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Locust Grove is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Locust Grove who work in office and administrative support (18.39%), sales jobs (9.30%), and food service (7.85%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Locust Grove is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Locust Grove doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Locust Grove has a very low overall level of education: only 8.96% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Locust Grove in 2010 was $15,982, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,928 for a family of four. Locust Grove also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.35% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Locust Grove is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Locust Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Locust Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Locust Grove include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Locust Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.