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Oakland
  • Suburb of St. Louis, MO

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

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Oakland is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 1,538. Oakland is in St. Louis County and is one of the best places to live in Missouri. Living in Oakland offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakland there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Oakland and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oakland are highly rated.

About

About Oakland...
Population
1,538

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$334,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,250
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    804.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    39%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Oakland

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$108,958
National
$64,994

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