Oak Grove, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Grove, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Oak Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 10,995 as of July 1, 2016. Oak Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Grove is located at latitude 33.9837 and longitude -81.1442 in Lexington County. The formal boundaries for the Oak Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lexington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Oak Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403361) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Oak Grove Census Designated Place is located within West Columbia-Cayce Division of Lexington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Oak Grove, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,995
Population in Households 10,962
Population in Familes 8,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,648
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 4,418
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,899
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,257 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,161 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $134,521
Average Home Value $140,330


Median Household Income $53,221
Average Household Income $63,308
Per Capita Income $25,430
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.21%
Households 0.93% 1.12%
Families 0.93% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Oak Grove, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Grove to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 50 88th
Population Density1 # 45 89th
Diversity Index2 # 203 49th
Median Household Income # 48 88th
Per Capita Income # 76 81st

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