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: 637
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,184
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,125
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,059

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

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Royal Oak, MI 48073 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,711
Daytime Population: Workers 18,098
Daytime Population: Residents 13,360
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,458
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 33,472
Population in Familes 22,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 239
Population Density2 4,741
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $62,868
Average Household Income $84,054
Per Capita Income $41,224


Total Housing Units 17,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,084 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,370 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,230 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $175,925
Average Home Value $195,669


Total Households 16,454
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 8,064
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 0.52% 0.58%
Households 0.59% 0.61%
Families 0.28% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

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

The table below compares 48073 to the other 984 ZIP Codes 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 # 61 94th
Population Density # 42 96th
Diversity Index # 268 73rd
Median Household Income # 161 84th
Per Capita Income # 56 94th

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