Oakland County MI Information


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  1. Oakland County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forOakland County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Michigan Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Oakland County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,254,059
Population in Households 1,240,744
Population in Familes 996,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,315
Population Density2 1,445
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $75,484
Average Household Income $104,439
Per Capita Income $42,427


Total Housing Units 547,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361,393 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 144,847 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 40,939 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $224,274
Average Home Value $275,612


Total Households 506,240
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 327,020
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.51% 0.5%
Households 0.55% 0.53%
Families 0.33% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.2%


Oakland County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 7 93rd
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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