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Fair Oaks is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 9,173. Fair Oaks is in Cobb County. Living in Fair Oaks offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fair Oaks there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Fair Oaks and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Fair Oaks are above average.
About Fair Oaks...
Population
9,173

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$882
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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Fair Oaks Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    38%
    13%

Working in Fair Oaks

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,167
National
$55,322
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Fair Oaks Reviews

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There is always one house that seems to be the drug house. The owner consistently rents to riff-raff
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I have been in my house for 11 years and I can say that I haven't had any real problems or issues. My neighborhood is pretty good
generally worn down but not horrible