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Oakwood Hills
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

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Oakwood Hills is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 2,543. Oakwood Hills is in McHenry County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Oakwood Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakwood Hills there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Oakwood Hills and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oakwood Hills are highly rated.

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About Oakwood Hills...
Population
2,543

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$215,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,303
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Oakwood Hills Rankings

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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
    145.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    777.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Oakwood Hills

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$104,375
National
$64,994

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