Income/capita 34%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 108%
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IndexOak GroveAlabamaNational
Income per capita$19,831$24,736$29,829
Median household income$45,833$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,833$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$45,000$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$28,750$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$27,031$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate9.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level16.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak Grove is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak Grove is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Grove is 108% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak Grove is 9% higher than the national average

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      Oak Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector19.7%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%14.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%19.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%1.0%
      Education, health & social services3.3%42.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Westover, AL1,315$65,29418.0%
      Weogufka, AL315$51,4717.0%
      Wilsonville, AL2,119$46,96415.1%
      Hollins, AL834$44,55619.5%
      Fayetteville, AL1,437$42,50023.2%
      Oak Grove, AL562$45,83317.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nunn, CO562$51,2507.4%
      Elma, IA562$37,61432.0%
      Stanwood, IA562$49,06311.3%
      Damiansville, IL562$64,75017.0%
      Oak Grove, IL562$29,46446.7%
      Oak Grove, AL562$45,83317.2%
      Source: The Oak Grove, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).