Oak Forest / Garden Oaks

Oak Forest / Garden Oaks

It includes ranch-style homes from the 1940s and 1950s and new-construction homes.

Welcome to Oak Forest / Garden Oaks

One of Houston's older neighborhoods, Oak Forest and Garden Oaks, offer a wide range of home options. It includes ranch-style homes from the 1940s and 1950s and new-construction homes. The houses sit on large, sprawling lots and some of the original homes in the neighborhood have since been replaced by larger, more recent homes.
 
Due to its central location, there is a vibrant community of parks and tree-lined streets. Oak Forest/Garden Oaks - also known as The GOOF - has remained popular over the years. Oak Forest residents enjoy access to many of the green spaces available in the community as well as easy access to good schools, stores, and fun restaurants.

Overview for Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, TX

25,117 people live in Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, where the median age is 38.9 and the average individual income is $54,850.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,117

Total Population

38.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,850.63

Average individual Income

Around Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, TX

There's plenty to do around Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

43
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
27
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Trap Sauce Mix, David Alcorta Catering, and West Loop Liquor.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.12 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.88 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.68 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, TX

Oak Forest / Garden Oaks has 10,469 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Oak Forest / Garden Oaks do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,117 people call Oak Forest / Garden Oaks home. The population density is 4,596.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,117

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.9

Median Age

52.22 / 47.78%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
10,469

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$54,850.63

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Oak Forest / Garden Oaks, TX

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Oak Forest / Garden Oaks. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Oak Forest Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Stevens Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
New Heights Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Scarborough High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
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