Oak Grove, Illinois

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Oak Grove, Illinois

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High Points

Oak Grove strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Oak Grove Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Oak Grove Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 9% Oak Grove Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Oak Grove, Illinois

Comparing Oak Grove to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 4 3
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Oak Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles S of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 154 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Rock Island
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61264
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.41
Longitude -90.57

Oak Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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Oak Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,318 100%
Male 1,210 91.8%
Female 108 8.2%
Under 18 42 3.2%
18+ 1,276 96.8%
65+ 26 2%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 2.49
White 451 34.2%
African-American 761 57.7%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 97 7.4%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 114 8.6%

Estimated Oak Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 721
Growth -597
Growth % -45.3%

Oak Grove Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 37.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
Swedish 9.3%
Irish 8.5%
US/American 7%
English 5.4%
European 3.9%
Scottish 3.1%
Italian 2.3%
Norwegian 2.3%
Belgian 2.3%
Dutch 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
Ukrainian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oak Grove 1,318 $36,667
Andalusia 1,050 $56,250
Coal Valley 3,606 $56,114
Milan 5,348 $43,802
Moline 43,768 $48,207
Rock Island 39,684 $45,127
Sherrard 694 $52,604
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