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About Oakland County

Oakland is a county in the Michigan State. It has a population of 1,255,340 and a population density of 1,447, which is 94% above the national average.


Oakland County has a median home value of $346,649. The average rent of $2,066 is 49% above the national average rent. The average household income in Oakland County is $81,587 , which is 20% above the national average of household income.

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$352,738Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,576Median Rent
$1,500 National
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Oakland County's population is made up of 50% married, 33% single, 11% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 39%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 26%. Homeowners make up 72% of the population in Oakland County.

1,269,431Population
327,000,000 National
1,447Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
42 Median Age
38 National
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The Per Capita income in Oakland County is $52,953. The Median Household Income is $90,594

$52,953Income Per Capita
$63,690 National
$90,594Median Household Income
$68,703 National
8% Poverty Rate
$10 National
4% Unemployment Rate
$4 National
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Amenities in Oakland County
Trader Joe’s
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Distance from Downtown 0.5 Miles
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Trader Joe’s, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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$352,738Median Home Value
$231,000 National
$1,576Median Rent
$1,500 National
2Average Household Size

Occupancy Type

Renters
28%
Home Owners
72%
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Cost of Living
120
Metro Area
National Cost of Living Index is 100 where if the Cost of living is 90 its lower than US Average and if the Cost of Living is 150 its higher than US Average
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Housing
195
San Fransisco Metro Area
130
Goods and Services
111
San Fransisco Metro Area
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Top Schools in Oakland County

Rochester Community School District
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4325 Bannister Boulevard, Rochester, MI, 48306
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575
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17
Student Teacher Ratio
Troy School District
10
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3541 Jack Drive, Troy, MI, 48084
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528
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17
Student Teacher Ratio
Lake Orion Community Schools School District
10
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3191 WEST CLARKSTON RD, LAKE ORION, MI, 48362
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517
Enrollment
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21
Student Teacher Ratio
Troy School District
10
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5625 Northfield Parkway, Troy, MI, 48098
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517
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14
Student Teacher Ratio
Bloomfield Hills Schools School District
10
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4100 QUARTON RD, BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI, 48302
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429
Enrollment
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15
Student Teacher Ratio
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Today’s Weather
66°F
Mostly Clear
Weather Highlights
Summers:July high temperature is around 80°F
Winters:January low temperature is around 41°F
Rains:Gets Average 17 Inches of rains every year
Snow:Palo Alto doesn’t get snow

Lake Orion crime index is 36 which is lower than the national average.

36
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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