Oak Grove, Minnesota

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Oak Grove, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Oak Grove People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Oak Grove Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 10% Oak Grove Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Oak Grove, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 1 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Oak Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles N of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Anoka
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55011, 55303
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.34
Longitude -93.326

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)
Station CEDAR
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
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Oak Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 6,903 100%
Male 3,684 53.4%
Female 3,219 46.6%
Under 18 2,208 32%
18+ 4,695 68%
65+ 241 3.5%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.33
White 6,710 97.2%
African-American 35 0.5%
Asian 33 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 47 0.7%
Other 15 0.2%
Mixed Race 63 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 41 0.6%

Estimated Oak Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 7,944
Growth 1,041
Growth % 15.1%

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 34.6%
Norwegian 16.1%
Swedish 14.1%
Irish 7.6%
Polish 7.1%
English 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Finnish 2.1%
US/American 2.1%
Scottish 1.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
European 1.1%
Danish 0.9%
Italian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Slovak 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oak Grove, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cedar (55011)
Cedar E Bethl (55011)
Cedar East Bethel (55011)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oak Grove 6,903 $73,728
Andover 26,588 $78,785
Bethel 443 $50,500
East Bethel 10,941 $62,004
Ham Lake 12,710 $71,905
Ramsey 18,510 $70,926
St. Francis 4,910 $52,193
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