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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Oakland is a town in Oregon with a population of 733. Oakland is in Douglas County. Living in Oakland offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Oakland and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Oakland are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$129,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$754
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Oakland

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,210
National
$55,322
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