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Fair Oaks
  • Suburb of Sacramento, CA

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

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Fair Oaks is a suburb of Sacramento with a population of 31,750. Fair Oaks is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Fair Oaks offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fair Oaks there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Fair Oaks and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Fair Oaks are above average.

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About Fair Oaks...
Population
31,750

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$541,800
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,599
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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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 minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Fair Oaks

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,629
National
$69,021

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