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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  12. Commute
    C
Oakford is a town in Illinois with a population of 311. Oakford is in Menard County. Living in Oakford offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Oakford tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$685
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    1%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Oakford

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,708
National
$55,322
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