Oak Grove, Missouri Offers Plenty of New Home Construction

Oak Grove is one of the fastest-growing communities in Kansas City, with plenty of new home additions. The schools attract many families. Oak Grove is conveniently located off Interstate 70 in the metro but close enough to beautiful rural Missouri. You are close to everything Kansas City has to offer but also close to hunting and fishing on a farm.

Oak Grove Real Estate – Buy a Home in 64075

The population in Oak Grove is growing fast, with a 41-percent increase in the population from 2000 to 2010. There are more than 8,000 residents.

The community has more than 20 subdivisions and a strong existing housing market. Oak Grove is affordable, and a top buyer-friendly city in the nation.

The average home values surpassed those of Eastern Jackson County and the Kansas City metro with 55-percent of homes valued between $100,00 and $149,999.

There’s a small town feel in Oak Grove, even as the community continues to grow. The city says the friendly people and quality neighborhoods attract businesses and residents to the area.

Living in Oak Grove

The city recently renovated the historic downtown area.

Residents enjoy the area because of the low crime rate. It’s lower than similar sized communities in Missouri.

Oak Grove

Parks and Recreation

There are a variety of recreational opportunities in Oak Grove, from fishing to equestrian.

Webb Park is 47 acres with a lighted machine pitch field and regular fields, T-Ball diamonds, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball courts, and a large playground.

Frick Park is 57 acres and features a lighted equestrian arena, full-size athletic fields, junior size athletic fields, large scenic area, and a playground.

Caraway Lake is a stocked 8-acre lake. You’ll find crappie, catfish, and bass in the lake.

There’s also a Skate Park behind the Civic Center.

Oak Grove City
Photo courtesy City of Oak Grove.
Oak Grove Skate Park
Photo courtesy City of Oak Grove.
Oak Grove Parks
Photo courtesy City of Oak Grove.

Oak Grove R-VI School District

The Oak Grove School District features four schools plus an Early Childhood Center.

The Oak Grove School district received the Distinction in Performance Award for meeting all 14 standards on its Annual Performance Report.

Oak Grove High School is an A+ school, which allows students who qualify to receive tuition money for college, vocational, or technical school after high school graduation. Students must attend a participating post-secondary school to receive an A+ Scholarship.

Oak Grove uses the High Schools That Work practices to raise the academic standards throughout the whole district.

Quick Facts

  • Population – 7,994
  • Median home value – $117,200
  • High school graduates – 91.5%
  • Mean travel time to work – 27.3 minutes
  • Median household income – $47,827
  • Zip Code:64075

*Pictures used with permission from the City of Oak Grove

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