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  1. Public Schools
    D
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Oakwood Place is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 3,426. Oakwood Place is in Jefferson County. Living in Oakwood Place offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakwood Place there are a lot of parks. Residents of Oakwood Place tend to be liberal.
About Oakwood Place...
Population
3,426

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$66,538
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$785
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Oakwood Place Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods 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.
Median Household Income
$33,539
National
$55,322
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    43%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%
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Oakwood Place Reviews

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The local business in this area are average. We have regular grocery stores like Piggly Wiggly, Winn Dixie, and Marino's. We also have stores like Family Dollar, General Dollar, and Maxway. Everything around here is normal and average.
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Most people in this area are black. No one makes friends. It's a quiet neighborhood. Everyone just kind of does their own thing and say hi to each other when they see each other.
The weather is normal . Hot in the summer, cool in the winter, and it rain more often than normal.