Royal Oak, MI 48073 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48073: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Royal Oak, MI 48073

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oakland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.519, Longitude -83.163
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 636
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,133
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,104
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,029

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 48073 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 48073 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Royal Oak, MI 48073 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 33,821
Population in Households 33,579
Population in Familes 22,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density2 4,657
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $66,153
Average Household Income $87,521
Per Capita Income $42,942


Total Housing Units 17,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,186 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,331 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,229 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $181,193
Average Home Value $206,526


Total Households 16,517
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 8,058
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 0.33% 0.36%
Households 0.4% 0.42%
Families 0.05% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Royal Oak, MI 48073 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48073 to the other 978 ZIP Codes 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 # 61 94th
Population Density # 45 96th
Diversity Index # 267 73rd
Median Household Income # 153 84th
Per Capita Income # 59 94th

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