Oakwood, Georgia Information:

Oakwood, Georgia is a city in Hall County, Georgia. It is part of the Gainesville GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is home to the University of North Georgia, Gainesville Campus and Wayne Farms. In 2010, the population was recorded as 3,970; but estimates from 2016 suggest that there are at least 4,160 residents in Oakwood permanently.

In 2017, Oakwood ranked #29 out of 110 of the “Most Diverse Suburb in Georgia,” #39 out of 275 of the “Most Diverse Places to LIve in the Atlanta Area,” and #86 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family In the Atlanta Area.”

Oakwood was given the livability score of 60,meaning the city was considered to be “somewhat liveable.” It ranked lower than both the state average in Georgia of 67 and the national average of 66. Using a “letter grade” rating system, Oakwood received:

  • A – Weather;
  • B – Amenities, and Cost of Living;
  • C – Education;
  • D – Housing;
  • F – Crime and Employment.

    The Mayor of Oakwood is H. Lamar Scroggs.

    Oakwood City Hall
    4035 Walnut Circle
    P.O. Box 99
    Oakwood, GA 30566

    Crime in Oakwood, Georgia:

    In 2011, the crime index in Oakwood, Georgia was 317.0 while the U.S. average was 299.0.

    The crime rate in Oakwood is significantly higher than we see among either the national or the state average, at least in terms of total crimes. In Oakwood, there are 37,221 total crimes for every 100,000 residents which is 994% higher than the Georgia state average of 3,402 crimes per 100,000 people, and 1040% higher than the national average of 2,437 crimes per 100,000 residents.

    Violent crimes, which include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft occur at a rate of 2,963 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents and is 645% higher than the state average, and 667% higher than the national average of 386 violent crimes per 100,000 individuals. Property crimes are also higher in Oakwood, with an astonishingly high rate of 34,258 property crimes for every 100,000 persons – the rate in Oakwood is 1040% higher than the Georgia average of 3,005 property crimes for every 100,0000 citizens. The National average is 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 people which Oakwood Georgia still beats by 1298%

    As of February 2018, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Oakwood, Georgia.

    Oakwood, Georgia Police Department Address:

    4035 Walnut Circle
    Oakwood, GA 30566

    More Information about Oakwood Police:

    Randall Moon is the Chief of Police of the Oakwood Police Department. If you think you have a warrant by the Oakwood Georgia Police Department you should call 770-534-2364.

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    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Oakwood, Georgia:

    Sheriff Gerald Couch is the Sheriff of Bell County, Georgia. Sheriff Couch can be emailed at the address sheriff@hallcounty.org.

    Hall County Sheriff’s Office
    2859 Browns Bridge Road
    Gainesville, GA 30204

    The Jail Division of the Hall County Sheriff’s Office is run by Captain Jeff Shoemaker, who can be reached at jshoemaker@hallcounty.org.

    Hall County Detention Center
    1700 Barber Road
    Gainesville, GA 30507

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    If you think you may have a warrant in Hall County, you should call the warrant division at 770-531-6907 immediately.

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