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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Green Oaks is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 3,851. Green Oaks is in Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Green Oaks offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Green Oaks there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Green Oaks tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Green Oaks are highly rated.
About Green Oaks...
Population
3,851

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$555,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,125
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    2%
  • Own
    98%
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Green 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
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Green Oaks

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$161,094
National
$55,322
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Green Oaks Reviews

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Green Oaks is a nice place to live. There are excellent schools and the community has a friendly atmosphere. There are many opportunities for work and volunteer experience.
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It's Illinois weather, so anything can happen. Winters are long and cold and summers can be brutal, so the opportunities for anything to happen are endless.
There are an abundance of restaurants in the area, constantly giving people the opportunity to try something new.