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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
Oak Park is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 13,730. Oak Park is in Ventura County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Oak Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oak Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Oak Park tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oak Park are highly rated.
About Oak Park...
Population
13,730

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$734,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,286
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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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
    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

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Oak Park

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$128,622
National
$55,322

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Oak Park Reviews

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The Oak Park, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks area is where everyone came to escape from the decay of the San Fernando Valley. It's great here if you can afford it. A two bedroom condo goes for $600,000 and up. Good schools, low crime, etc. All the things that you used to take for granted in California before it started to go downhill. Great location because It's only a twenty minute drive to Malibu and a little over an hour up to Santa Barbara. High percentage of college educated and professionals. Last stand before leaving the state entirely, especially if they overturn Prop 13.
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It is a very nice area, a great place to raise children. It has always been a very safe and clean neighborhood, however, in the past few weeks we have gotten some homeless people living at a local park in tents and wandering kanan. There was also an attempted kidnapping and flashing within the past few weeks. This is not the norm though, usually it is a very safe area to live in. It is very beautiful with many great hiking trails and a good but very difficult school district. The water and air quality is not always the best. There is also not much to do here and one has to drive other places to find activities to do.
Oak Park is the perfect place to raise a family. It is an extremely safe, well-rounded environment with fantastic public schools. The high school is very well respected as a public school, and students often go on to very good colleges that are very selective. The real estate prices reflect what a sought-after district this is to live in, and how much people will pay to raise their kids here. Oak Park is small, and relatively far from the city, but has things to do and perfect activities for families of all ages. It is a scenic, extremely clean, and safe environment. With hiking trails and parks abundant, it is a dream for an outdoor runner or biker. You drive around Oak Park and see kids safely walking alone with their friends, and many people walking dogs in the early morning.