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The Oakwood Green neighborhood in northern Raleigh, North Carolina is situated immediately west of the Oakwood Cemetery and roughly a mile north of downtown. This small residential community consists of less than two dozen homes along Watauga Street and Leonidas Court. North Boundary Street bounds the neighborhood on the north, and Polk Street bounds it to the south. The zip code for this Wake County community is 27604.
The vast majority of homes in Oakwood Green were built prior to 1940, although a few newer homes have popped up in more recent decades. In 2008, the neighborhood’s median annual income was $24,038, significantly lower than the Raleigh average of $53,825.
This neighborhood is conveniently located between Peace College to the west and St. Augustine’s College to the east. Three additional schools are situated within a few miles of Oakwood Green. Meredith College sits to the west, and Shaw University lies to the south. Both colleges are private institutions. The largest institution in the area is North Carolina State University, which spans roughly two square miles.
Close proximity to downtown Raleigh means residents of Oakwood Green have plenty of attractions at their fingertips. Located nearby are the Museum of Natural Sciences, Marbles Kids Museum, and the Raleigh Civic and Convention Center. The North Carolina State Capitol is also located in the area.
Other amenities within a few miles of Oakwood Green include a variety of community parks, several major medical centers, and the Raleigh Country Club.