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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Oak Grove is a suburb of Portland with a population of 16,848. Oak Grove is in Clackamas County. Living in Oak Grove offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oak Grove there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Oak Grove and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oak Grove are above average.
About Oak Grove...
Population
16,848

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$265,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,139
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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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
$59,545
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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I love my neighborhood; I moved here when I was in 7th grade and I've seen it grow so much just in the past 5 years. The sense of community in my neighborhood is so incredibly strong and comforting. The relationships I've nurtured with my neighbors are relationships I'll cherish years after I move away for school, whether it be the families I babysit for or the neighbors that let me use their dock during the summer.
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The Willamette river is my favorite place where I can go and feel as if I went on an short outdoor trip. My children and I enjoy biking near the river and walking to the peninsula. We also enjoy watching the fish leap in the river in the early evenings and sometimes early in the morning
A lit of the people who live in the area are from a very rough, or live in a rough house. Many come from a background of violence, but have chosen to become the "better" person. The neighbor Hood also has a lot of traffic problems at the intersection.