Oakland County, MI

1,243,970 Population
867.5 square miles 1,434 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
12.5%
was 12.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MI
Population Density
1,434
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.1%
was 49.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.5%
was 12.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in MI
Percent Under 18
21.5%
was 21.8%
Ranked 15th Highest in MI
Percent 65 and Over
15.9%
was 15.5%
Ranked 20th Highest in MI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 5
Ranked 3rd Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
8.5%
was 9.3%
Ranked 4th Lowest in MI
Median Household Income
$69,850
was $69,998
Ranked 2nd Highest in MI
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.6
46.6
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
3,114
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Patents per 100,000
136
Ranked 3rd Highest in MI

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.2
Ranked 16th Highest in MI
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1.7
was 83.3
Ranked 77th Highest in MI
Property Crimes per 100,000
5
was 371.0
Ranked 78th Highest in MI

 Housing

Total Housing Units
536,840
was 535,305
Ranked 2nd Highest in MI
Median Rent
$1,008
was $985
Ranked 1st Highest in MI
Total Building Permits
2,705
was 1,901
 
Occupied Housing Units
500,750
was 497,819
 
Homeownership Rate
69.9%
was 69.9%
Ranked 19th Highest in MI
Single Family Building Permits
2,296
was 1,880
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
618.9
was 617.1
Ranked 3rd Highest in MI
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.3%
was 20.0%
Ranked 24th Highest in MI
Multifamily Building Permits
409
was 21
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 17th Highest in MI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
5.1
was 3.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.2
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 97.7%
Ranked 11th Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 99.9%
Ranked 12th Highest in MI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.9%
was 93.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
46.2%
was 44.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MI

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