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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    NG
Oak Forest is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina. Oak Forest is in Mecklenburg County. Living in Oak Forest offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Oak Forest there are a lot of parks. Residents of Oak Forest tend to be liberal.
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Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,606
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$735
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    79%
  • Own
    21%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$30,683
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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The overall area is horrible, there's a lot of crime drugs, prostitution, and murders. The schools are title one schools and aren't beneficial to any of the children not even cognitive thinking, there's no jobs, there's no new business. The location is poverty stricken, and the governer of Charlotte, North Carolina aren't putting any money into the schools.
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It's a quiet neighborhood, however what goes on in the neighborhood isn't, there's drugs in the homes, and possibly prostitution. The police come hours later and the crime might've been committed 11am
I am not from the state nor area. When I lived there it was quiet. No problems or issues with neighbors. Everyone stays to themselves.