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Overview

Introduction to Grove, Oklahoma

Grove, Oklahoma, in Delaware county, is 50 miles NW of Fayetteville, Arkansas and 74 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Grove History

Grove became a well known trading center in 1817. During the Civil War, Federal troops referred to the area as Round Grove. George Ward built the first house in Grove. August Safe and Tredwell Remsen established the first general stores in the area. The town site was laid in 1901. In 1907, it became the county seat of Delaware County. However, the county seat was transferred to Jay in 1911.

Grove and nearby Attractions

  • Honey Creek Recreation Area
  • Har-Ber Village
  • Bernice State Park
  • Delaware County Historical Society & Mariee Wallace Museum
  • Cherokee State Park
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

Things To Do In Grove

While in Grove, one can pay a visit to a number of museums and historic sites, such as the Har-Ber Village, the Dobson Museum and the George Washington Carver National Monument. The Lendonwood Gardens, the Grand Lake O' Cherokees and the Honey Creek Recreation Area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Apart from these, the city hosts various annual festivals like the American Heritage Music Festival, Grovefest, Pelican Festival, Cajun Festival and the Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Fest.

Grove Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Grove Higher Education

Missouri Southern State College, Northeastern State University and Pittsburg State University provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,724
Male Share of the Population46.1%
Female Share of the Population53.9%
Senior Citizens34%
Employed Population 16+2,286
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,844

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,938
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$689
Median House Value$150,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.4%
German17.5%
Irish15.1%
English9.9%
French Except Basque1.9%
Norwegian1.8%
Arab1.6%
Swedish1.4%
Jordanian1.4%
Welsh1.2%
Scottish0.9%
Dutch0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Polish0.5%
Czech0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Italian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Iraqi0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Grove Almanac

CategoryValue
County Delaware County
Standard Zip Codes74344
P.O. Box Zip Codes74345
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.59
Approximate Longitude-94.78

Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationANDERSON
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches
StationVINITA 2 N
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationBENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance36.2 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Afton1,157$38,750
Bernice533$40,833
Fairland1,093$43,917
Jay2,479$31,071
Ketchum419$34,844
Wyandotte376$41,875

Grove Hospitals

Integris Grove Hospital
(Non-profit)
1001 East 18th Street
(918) 786-2243

Grove Public Schools

Grove Hs
300 Ford Road
ZIP: 74344
(918) 786-3003
High
Total Enrollment 677
Grove Lower Es
801 West 10th
ZIP: 74344
(918) 786-5573
Primary
Total Enrollment 944
Grove Ms
517 W 10th St
ZIP: 74344
(918) 786-3003
Middle
Total Enrollment 377
Grove Upper Es
801 W 7th
ZIP: 74344
(918) 786-2297
Middle
Total Enrollment 519
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