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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Housing
    A+
  3. Nightlife
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    A+
  5. Diversity
    B-
  6. Jobs
    A+
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    C
Oldham County is located in Kentucky with a population of 65,374. Oldham County is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. In Oldham County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Oldham County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Oldham County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$271,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$906
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Oldham County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    22.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    11.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    56.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    260.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,324.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    90.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Oldham County

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$97,597
National
$55,322

Oldham County Reviews

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Oldham County is a beautiful place to live! Nice houses, lovely scenery, and awesome local restaurants.
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Oldham County is a community based county that provides a small-town feel in a growing area. It is home to numerous family generations, yet it continues to grow and support new businesses and families both big and small. It is home to many schools where children can grow to be successful and confident lifelong learners and leaders. Growing up and attending school in Oldham County has made me appreciative of my community because of the constant support I receive and thankful for the numerous opportunities I have been given.
We moved here from Louisville. The only complaint we have is being 20+ minutes from many things but luckily we have Kroger and some great local eateries around town. Our daughter is involved in soccer and having that so close has been amazing as well.