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Oakland Park
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

Report Card

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

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Oakland Park is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 44,056. Oakland Park is in Broward County. Living in Oakland Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakland Park there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oakland Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Oakland Park are above average.

About

About Oakland Park...
Population
44,056

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$318,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,504
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Oakland Park 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
    337.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    188.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    357.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,878.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    297.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

Working in Oakland Park

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,989
National
$75,149

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