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Oak Brook
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Oak Brook is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 8,065. Oak Brook is in DuPage County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Oak Brook offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oak Brook there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Oak Brook and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Oak Brook are highly rated.

About

About Oak Brook...
Population
8,065

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$825,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Oak Brook Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    49.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    62.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    523.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,348.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    149.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    35%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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