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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C
Forest Oaks is a town in North Carolina with a population of 3,467. Forest Oaks is in Guilford County. Living in Forest Oaks offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Forest Oaks and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Forest Oaks are above average.
About Forest Oaks...
Population
3,467

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$246,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Forest 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
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Forest Oaks

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$71,783
National
$55,322
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Forest Oaks Reviews

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I love Forest Oaks. The neighborhood is very friendly and safe. There are a variety of clubhouse sports and activities to get involved with. The houses are nice, different and spread out. Overall, I like the neighborhood I live in very much.
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Forest Oaks is a community of people who are friendly and willing to help you get acquainted with the area. I feel like the area is small but growing and is a very well established area with housing that has decent land averages.
Not too much crime is committed