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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Oak Forest is a neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina with a population of 8,156. Oak Forest is in Mecklenburg County. Living in Oak Forest offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Oak Forest there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Oak Forest and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Oak Forest are above average.

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About Oak Forest...
Population
8,156

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$106,865
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$920
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    78%
  • Own
    22%
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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
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$35,811
National
$62,843
Families with Children
39%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    national  12%

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