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    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
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Green Oaks is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 3,855. 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
3,855

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$556,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,001
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    0%
  • Own
    100%
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Green Oaks Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Green Oaks

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$163,229
National
$55,322
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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.
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There are an abundance of restaurants in the area, constantly giving people the opportunity to try something new.
There are plenty of local businesses in town with most of them being either restaurants or beauty salons.