Oak Park is a great town for families and has a very low crime rate. I myself live in Oak Park and my daughter goes to the top rated Oak Park high school. She has attended school in Oak Park since the 4th grade and has done very well. There are some great activities at the schools and a lot of sports teams in the area to join. Also, there are many parks and lighted tennis courts.
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Seema Chandra, Realtor
oak park is the best city for family and for all. . I promise This would be one of your best life decision. As long as you can financially afford don't put yourself in a lot of debt and big mortgage payment.
Welcome to California and Ventura County! Oak Park is a desirable place to live, it has an abundance of parks and open space. There are walking, hiking trails and parks are all around. In less than a half hour drive you can be at the pacific ocean or Malibu beach as we know it here. It has nationally recognized schools and it's a family orientated community. Oak Park offers single family homes, condos and townhomes. Are you interersted in purchasing a home here or a rental? Give me a call if I can be of service.
Blanca Dover, REALTOR
Century21 Hometown Realty
I recommend you begin by reading the activity and forums previously posted on this site for Oak Park CA: http://www.trulia.com/voices/qa/Oak_Park---27782 The 5 Oak Park schools are rated at the top by GreatSchools.org: http://www.venturacountymoves.com/mischool/zip/91377/ Overall crime rate is low, but real estate agents cannot refer to an area as being 'safe': http://www.clrsearch.com/Oak-Park-Demographics/CA/Crime-Rate
Interesting Facts about Oak_Park, California
As of 2012, Oak Park's population is 13,811 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.53 percent.
The median home cost in Oak Park is $542,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.21 percent.
Compared to the rest of the country, Oak Park's cost of living is 78.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
Oak Park public schools spend $5,155 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 21.7 students per teacher in Oak Park.
The unemployment rate in Oak Park is 9.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oak Park jobs have Increased by 0.28 percent.
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