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Oakbrook Terrace
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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

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Oakbrook Terrace is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 2,752. Oakbrook Terrace is in DuPage County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Oakbrook Terrace offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakbrook Terrace there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Oakbrook Terrace and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Oakbrook Terrace are highly rated.

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About Oakbrook Terrace...
Population
2,752

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$306,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,584
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Oakbrook Terrace Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    188.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    141.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    188.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    424.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,528.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    188.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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