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Locust Grove, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Locust Grove had a population of 1,537 as of July 1, 2020. Locust Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Locust Grove is located at latitude 36.2001 and longitude -95.1677 in Mayes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Locust Grove encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mayes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Town of Locust Grove (GNIS ID: 2412908) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Locust Grove is located within Locust Grove Division of Mayes County.


Locust Grove, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,537 (100%)
Population in Households 1,537 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,282 (83.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 879
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $31,298
Average Household Income $46,309
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $17,418
Wealth Index5 35


Total HU (Housing Units) 655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 371 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $77,557
Average Home Value $92,809
Housing Affordability Index3 262


Total Households 578
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 398
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.75% 0.53%
Households 0.7% 0.48%
Families 0.53% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
Owner Occupied HU   0.95%


Locust Grove, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Locust Grove to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 174 77th
Population Density # 198 73rd
Median Household Income # 705 5th
Housing Affordability Index # 399 54th
Per Capita Income # 684 8th
Diversity Index # 99 87th

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