The trendy, popular neighborhood of Oakley has experienced significant revitalization over the years.

Welcome to Oakley

A revitalized suburb with luxury boutiques and fine dining just moments from downtown Cincinnati
Largely due to the recent surge of upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment openings popping up throughout the area. Oakley is considered one of the most desirable places to live in Cincinnati. It is ideally located near the interstate, making for an easy 10-minute drive to downtown Cincinnati.
Originally called Four Mile in the mid-1800s, it was a popular stop for wagons traveling the Madison Turnpike, now known as Madison Road, Oakley’s main thoroughfare. The community has a rich history in thoroughbred racing and machine tool production.
With its proximity to everyday necessities and premier shopping and dining, it is easy to see why Oakley has transformed from industrial to upscale, prosperous, and prestigious. Homes vary in size and style, with many having undergone renovation and expansion. Homeowners take pride in their investment and diligently keep their homes meticulously maintained. Families, couples, retirees, and singles embrace Oakley's warm, friendly vibe and are proud to call it home.

What to Love

  • The charming downtown area with upscale amenities
  • A wide selection of fine dining and boutique shopping
  • Superior location with easy access to downtown Cincinnati
  • Engaging, welcoming, and on-trend community vibe
  • Excellent education options for families

Local Lifestyle

Residents in Oakley love its quiet and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods. With many upscale amenities within walking distance, it is easy to see why Cincinnati Magazine recognized Oakley as one of the top five places to live in Cincinnati.

With the addition of a paved multi-use trail, you will often find residents strolling the area, stopping for coffee at a local bakery, or enjoying a relaxing bike ride. Families are particularly attracted to the location and can roam local stores or head to the public library. With specialty shopping and dining available throughout this small neighborhood, residents can easily support their favorite small businesses.

Shopping, Dining & Entertainment

With so many dining options to experience, you will indeed find something to appeal to your palate in Oakley. For a farm-to-table restaurant offering contemporary American fare, head to the Red Feather Kitchen. Each meal includes careful preparation and classic culinary techniques. Cozy and intimate, the restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner for two or a gathering with friends.

Go to Rosewood Sushi, Thai & Seafood for an intimate restaurant with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The eatery creates impeccably prepared sushi, seafood, and Thai dishes in a variety of flavors.
Find a mix of international and American designers at Soho Boutique. Their well-curated collection of jewelry, shoes, accessories, and clothing reflects a sophisticated yet practical style embraced by women. Each piece is hand-selected by designers experienced in identifying quality design.

When seeking comfort, style, and joy, head to Sojourn Boutique. This delightful shop focuses on stylish, classic accessories and apparel. Shopping at Sojourn is a treat, thanks to their exceptional service and well-displayed selection of items.

Things to Do

Oakley’s superb location means residents and visitors are never far from a fantastic array of exciting activities. Join one of the city's most prestigious country clubs by becoming a Cincinnati Country Club member. Tee off at the club’s well-maintained golf course, or head to the tennis courts or swimming pool. The club’s restaurants feature top-notch chefs who elegantly prepare dishes using only the freshest ingredients.

Experience a 50-foot full-service climbing thrill at Climb Time Oakley. With two floors for bouldering, auto-belays, top-rope climbing, and more, each visit will provide a new challenge. Climbers of all skills and abilities are welcome. The rock climbing gym also boasts a pro shop, which sells accessories, clothing, and gear.

Oakley Wines is a premier bottle shop and wine bar specializing in organically grown wines located in the heart of Oakley. While there, be sure to pair your wine with a creative dish. Before leaving, be sure to speak with the staff about selecting the perfect bottle of wine to take home.

At first glance, MadTree Brewing may appear like any other local craft brewery, but dig deeper, and you will find an exciting assortment of events and entertainment at their expansive Madison Road location. MadTree features flavorsome food, delicious brews, and a spacious outdoor beer garden. Live music, pickleball nights, expos, trivia nights, a farmers' market, and more are hosted at MadTree Brewing.

Overview for Oakley, OH

11,405 people live in Oakley, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $64,326. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Oakley, OH

Oakley has 6,432 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Oakley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,405 people call Oakley home. The population density is 5,745.497 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Oakley, OH

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The following schools are within or nearby Oakley. 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.
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St Cecilia Elementary School
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Around Oakley, OH

There's plenty to do around Oakley, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Redden Fine Meats & Seafood Market , Ameristop Food Marts, and Ta'Bogo Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.76 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.68 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.78 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.26 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.97 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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