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Oak Grove is a township in Benton County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The latitude of Oak Grove is 40.519N. The longitude is -87.265W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,694.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47975 ZIP code.
26% of Oak Grove residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $17,851, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% 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 $326. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.
Benton 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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