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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
Oakland is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 3,166. Oakland is in Jefferson County. Living in Oakland offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakland there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Oakland and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Oakland are highly rated.
About Oakland...
Population
3,166

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$232,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,079
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    26%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Oakland

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,611
National
$55,322
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Oakland Reviews

2 reviews
Its a nice area to live in. If I had to pick a place to live I would pick Fort Atkinson. It is near Madison and Milwaukee but its a nice small town with stuff to do.
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Police are usually visible and crime is not that bad