Royal Oak, MI

58,823 Population
11.8 square miles 4,991.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
4,991.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
36.3%
was 35.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.7%
was 7.4%
 
Percent Under 18
15.5%
was 16.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 12.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.1
was 3.1
Ranked 1st Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
7.2%
was 7.3%
 
Median Household Income
$68,504
was $65,786
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.4
42.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
87.3
was 168.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,110.3
was 1,345.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,421
was 30,173
 
Median Rent
$947
was $898
 
Total Building Permits
133
was 88
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,526
was 28,371
 
Homeownership Rate
65.7%
was 66.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
133
was 88
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,581.6
was 2,560.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.2%
was 16.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.4
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.3
was 1.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.9%
was 96.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.5%
was 96.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
54.4%
was 52.5%
 

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