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Fair Oaks
  • Suburb of Atlanta, GA

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Fair Oaks is a suburb of Atlanta with a population of 9,518. 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.

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About Fair Oaks...
Population
9,518

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$126,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$940
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    5%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    41%
    national  12%

Working in Fair Oaks

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,832
National
$62,843

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