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Oak Grove, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Oak Grove had a population of 554 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Grove is located at latitude 33.1918 and longitude -86.2994 in Talladega County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oak Grove encompass a land area of 1.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6).

The Town of Oak Grove has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Oak Grove is located within Sylacauga Division of Talladega County.

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Oak Grove, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 554 (100%)
Population in Households 554 (100.0%)
Population in Families 431 (77.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 300
Diversity Index2 35


Median Household Income $60,973
Average Household Income $84,991
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $37,586
Wealth Index5 68
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (48.8)


Total HU (Housing Units) 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $126,061
Housing Affordability Index3 264


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.55% -0.77%
Households -0.62% -0.25%
Families   -2.11%
Median Household Income   7.45%
Per Capita Income   3.18%
Owner Occupied HU   -1.46%

Oak Grove, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Grove to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 399 33rd
Population Density # 232 61st
Median Household Income # 131 78th
Housing Affordability Index # 576 97th
Per Capita Income # 91 85th
Diversity Index # 371 38th

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