Most Expensive Oak Park Neighborhoods
Oak Park is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 14,276 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oak Park is the 364th largest community in California.
Oak Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Oak Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Oak Park is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.42% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oak Park is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Park who work in management occupations (18.02%), sales jobs (13.93%) and office and administrative support (10.34%).
Also of interest is that Oak Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.43% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Oak Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oak Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oak Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Oak Park is a pretty powerful place. 59.99% of the adults in Oak Park have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Oak Park in 2010 was $57,470, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $229,880 for a family of four.
Oak Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Oak Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oak Park include Irish, German, Italian, English, Russian and French.
In addition, Oak Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.54%).
The languages spoken by people in Oak Park are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Oak Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Hebrew and Persian.
|OAK PARK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,178|
|OAK PARK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.21%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.79%|
|TYPE OF OAK PARK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||65.54%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||15.25%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.49%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||15.72%|
|SIZE OF OAK PARK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.73%|
|AGE OF OAK PARK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.70%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||90.96%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.34%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.00%|
|OAK PARK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$899,003|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,687|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $66,000||0.78%|
|$66,001 - $132,000||1.10%|
|$132,001 - $264,000||3.26%|
|$264,001 - $396,000||3.08%|
|$396,001 - $527,000||8.29%|
|$527,001 - $659,000||10.29%|
|$659,001 - $989,000||38.90%|
|$989,001 - $1,318,000||21.42%|
|PEOPLE OF OAK PARK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.15%|
|5 TO 17||22.82%|
|18 TO 24||6.90%|
|25 TO 34||7.70%|
|35 TO 54||32.28%|
|55 TO 64||15.95%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.20%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.73%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$117,326|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$57,470|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.70%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.67%)
Information Technology (5.23%)
Real estate (4.34%)
Public Service (2.02%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.30%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.12%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.43%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.91%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.98%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (14.26%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.74%)
Other Asian languages (1.04%)
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