Oak Park, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oak Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Oak Park had a population of 30,474 as of July 1, 2017. Oak Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Park is located at latitude 42.465 and longitude -83.1823 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oak Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The City of Oak Park (GNIS ID: 1626834) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oak Park, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,474
Daytime Population: Workers 11,142
Daytime Population: Residents 16,328
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,470
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 30,415
Population in Familes 24,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 5,901
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $49,674
Average Household Income $61,318
Per Capita Income $24,781


Total Housing Units 13,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,146 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,143 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 875 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $102,738
Average Home Value $114,580


Total Households 12,289
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 7,734
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 0.55%
Households 0.66% 0.61%
Families 0.36% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Oak Park, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Park to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 36 95th
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 44 94th
Median Household Income # 283 59th
Per Capita Income # 285 59th

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