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Census Data for Grove Oak ...

As far as we can tell, Grove Oak has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Grove Oak, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden35,837   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Albertville21,525   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

DeKalb County ...

Grove Oak is located in DeKalb County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for DeKalb County.

Population Rings for Grove Oak ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Grove Oak and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Grove Oak. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Grove Oak, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2143---
10 mi   [16 km]96,145-0.69%
15 mi   [24 km]1657,296+0.95%
20 mi   [32 km]2591,899+0.85%
25 mi   [40 km]36101,008+1.04%
30 mi   [48 km]48154,760+0.19%

Miscellaneous Information for Grove Oak ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either DeKalb County or the community of Grove Oak:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Grove Oak:

GNIS ID for Grove Oak: 150268

GNIS ID for DeKalb County: 161550

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 049 (DeKalb County)

Place Code: 32104 (Grove Oak)

State & County Code: 01/049 (Alabama / DeKalb County)

State & Place Code: 01/32104 (Alabama / Grove Oak)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Grove Oak is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

The US Postal Service ZIP Code ...

While some people have used a ZIP code to identify a community, the purpose of the ZIP code was to make mail delivery more efficient by grouping addresses together. Although the ZIP Code doesn't specifically identify a community like Grove Oak, it does identify addresses that are in (or near) Grove Oak. It's important to remember that the boundaries of a ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned or overlapped with other ZIP Codes.

The ZIP code for Grove Oak: 35975<4>

Census ZCTA Codes ...

The US Census Bureau created statistical entities that they call ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and these ZCTAs are frequently confused with the ZIP codes that come from the US Postal Service (USPS).

ZCTAs were first created for the 2000 Census and at that time, they were based upon the USPS ZIP codes. While largely covering the same areas, the boundaries of a ZCTA do not necessarily match the boundaries of a postal ZIP code with the same number. For example, while a postal ZIP code can cross a county or state line, a Census ZCTA can not. They should be treated as separate entities with no correlation between them.

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Grove Oak.

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grove Oak. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Grove Oak. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grove Oak) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grove Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grove Oak

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grove Oak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4381, Longitude: -86.0525     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grove Oak have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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<4>When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grove Oak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grove Oak.