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.
Unlike some towns, Locust Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Locust Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Locust Grove is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Locust Grove who work in office and administrative support (14.61%), food service (10.11%), and sales jobs (8.43%).
Being a small town, Locust Grove does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Locust Grove have a very low rate of college education: just 9.63% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Locust Grove in 2010 was $15,849, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,396 for a family of four. Locust Grove also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.93% 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, Dutch, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Locust Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.