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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
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    NG
Oakwood Place is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama. Oakwood Place is in Jefferson County. Living in Oakwood Place offers residents a 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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$64,005
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$740
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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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
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$20,722
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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Oakwood Place Reviews

5
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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.