Oak Grove, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Oak Grove, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Oak Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 11,198 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Oak Grove, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,198
Population in Households 11,164
Population in Familes 8,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 1,679
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $57,475
Average Household Income $67,359
Per Capita Income $27,108


Total Housing Units 4,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,394 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,115 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $139,828
Average Home Value $146,560


Total Households 4,509
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,943
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 1.16%
Households 0.95% 1.12%
Families 0.89% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

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, 2018 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 Density # 46 89th
Diversity Index # 212 47th
Median Household Income # 53 87th
Per Capita Income # 85 79th

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