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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Oak Hills is a suburb of Portland with a population of 11,678. Oak Hills is in Washington County and is one of the best places to live in Oregon. Living in Oak Hills offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oak Hills there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oak Hills and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Oak Hills are highly rated.
About Oak Hills...
Population
11,678

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$358,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,160
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$83,421
National
$55,322
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Oak hills a very safe neighborhood with a tightly knit community. There is a community organization that takes care of budgets for the recreation center and pool, as well as the newsletter, and general maintenance. However, living can be moderately expensive, and there is a monthly payment towards these facilities. There are frequent community events that often involve guest speakers as well.
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The facilities available are stellar, it's just a matter of whether or not you can afford them. Many people make use of the free facilities for exercise, however, such as the walk paths and parks with basketball and tennis courts. In general, I would say the people in this area are relatively health conscious and find some way to stay active.
I'm a rather attractive young woman in this area and I use public transportation all the time, I rarely feel unsafe.