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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Oakland is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 726. Oakland is in Fulton County and is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Living in Oakland offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Oakland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Oakland and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Oakland are above average.
About Oakland...
Population
726

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,131
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    95%
  • Own
    5%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    149
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    596
    500
  • Theft
    1,341
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    745
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$32,344
National
$55,322
Children
0%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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