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  7. Jobs
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Oak Leaf is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 1,551. Oak Leaf is in Ellis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Oak Leaf offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Oak Leaf and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oak Leaf are highly rated.
About Oak Leaf...
Population
1,551

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$230,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,177
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    3%
  • Own
    97%
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Oak Leaf Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live 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
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Oak Leaf

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$116,750
National
$55,322
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Oak Leaf Reviews

2 reviews
Oak Leaf is a small community. Very quiet, well-kept and safe. It is ideal for anyone who likes a rural, country lifestyle.
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Oak Leaf a pretty good town but its small so you have to rely on outer towns for support. they do tax for your dog being out of the yard and are pretty ruthless on tickets though