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Oak Grove is a city in Jackson County, in the Kansas City metro area. (The community straddles Jackson and Lafayette counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Oak Grove. For links to other places called Oak Grove, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oak Grove is 39.005N. The longitude is -94.129W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,552.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64011 ZIP code.
22% of Oak Grove residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oak Grove ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oak Grove was $17,738, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Oak Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oak Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oak Grove political report.
The average commute time for Oak Grove workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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