Lake Orion, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 3,108 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.5%
 
Males: 1,423  (45.8%)
Females: 1,685  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48362.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,214 (it was $51,311 in 2000)
Lake Orion:

$64,214
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,406 (it was $28,671 in 2000)

Lake Orion village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $234,822 (it was $167,400 in 2000)
Lake Orion:

$234,822
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $295,482; detached houses: $303,216; townhouses or other attached units: $208,646; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $150,942

Median gross rent in 2017: $754.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Orion: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.9%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lake Orion, MI (2010)
    • 2,73592.0%White alone
    • 1043.5%Hispanic
    • 551.8%Two or more races
    • 451.5%Black alone
    • 301.0%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Lake Orion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Lake Orion, Michigan as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake Orion is 73 to 1.


Crime rates in Lake Orion by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(180.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.7)
1
(36.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.7)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
1
(32.6)
2
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(36.2)
2
(72.8)
2
(72.5)
1
(36.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(470.3)
9
(327.4)
6
(217.5)
3
(110.2)
6
(221.2)
6
(222.6)
3
(101.0)
2
(66.8)
1
(32.8)
3
(97.2)
5
(162.8)
1
(32.6)
1
(32.7)
3
(96.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(289.4)
9
(327.4)
9
(326.2)
13
(477.4)
10
(368.7)
5
(185.5)
6
(202.0)
4
(133.6)
3
(98.3)
2
(64.8)
4
(130.3)
2
(65.3)
1
(32.7)
5
(160.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(2,279)
68
(2,474)
59
(2,138)
80
(2,938)
73
(2,692)
40
(1,484)
44
(1,481)
41
(1,369)
36
(1,180)
31
(1,005)
36
(1,172)
27
(880.9)
31
(1,014)
25
(801.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(253.3)
2
(72.8)
4
(145.0)
5
(183.6)
2
(73.7)
1
(37.1)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.1)
1
(32.6)
2
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
3
(108.7)
1
(36.7)
2
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(129.7)
3
(97.7)
7
(228.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)381.3215.0185.2228.1213.1119.8133.3104.273.164.2119.875.0106.962.5

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City-data.com crime index in Lake Orion, MI

Crime rate in Lake Orion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), American (12.2%), Irish (8.6%), French (8.3%), Italian (8.1%), Polish (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 4,093 people per square mile   (average).

Lake Orion, Michigan map

175 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This village:

5.7%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,777 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,496 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester Hills, MI (9.3 miles , pop. 68,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (28.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (236.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oxford, MI (1.7 miles ),
Lake Angelus, MI (2.8 miles ),
Leonard, MI (2.8 miles ),
Auburn Hills, MI (2.9 miles ),
Rochester, MI (3.0 miles ),
Rochester Hills, MI (3.1 miles ),
Village of Clarkston, MI (3.1 miles ),
Pontiac, MI (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 83.25 W

Area code: 248

Distribution of median household income in Lake Orion, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake Orion, MI in 2017
Lake Orion satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $242,600
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $288,400
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $283,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Orion, MI residents
Average permit cost in Lake Orion, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Lake Orion, MI
Historical housing units in Lake Orion, MI
Most common industries in Lake Orion, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.6%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Machinery (9.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Lake Orion, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Lake Orion, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.09
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00731. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00731
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Lake Orion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Lake Orion village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Orion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 134.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.8 miles away from Lake Orion center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from Lake Orion center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 318.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 386.1 miles away from Lake Orion center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oakland County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Orion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Orion:

  • BALD MOUNTAIN SURGICAL CENTER (1375 S LAPEER ROAD, SUITE 100)
  • LAKE ORION NURSING CENTER (585 EAST FLINT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Orion:

  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF OAKLAND (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ORION, MI)
  • CLARKSTON SPECIALTY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLARKSTON, MI)
  • HOME HEALTH OUTREACH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; AUBURN HILLS, MI)
  • BEAUMONT HOSPITAL - ROCHESTER HILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI)
  • MEDILODGE OF ROCHESTER HILLS, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI)
  • HAVENWYCK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; AUBURN HILLS, MI)
  • CRITTENTON HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ROCHESTER, MI)

Amtrak stations near Lake Orion:

  • 11 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: LAPEER (73 HOWARD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Orion:

  • Oakland University (about 8 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; Full-time enrollment: 16,449)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 9 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Oakland Community College (about 15 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 18,956)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 22 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 24 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Macomb Community College (about 24 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 15,669)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 26 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)

Public high schools in Lake Orion:

Private high school in Lake Orion:

  • LAKE ORION BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 104, Location: 255 E SCRIPPS RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Orion:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lake Orion:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 384, Location: 703 N LAPEER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88, Location: 1950 S BALDWIN RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • DIVINE GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 60, Location: 3000 S LAPEER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OAK HOLLOW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 120 MANITOU LN, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Lake Orion

Library in Lake Orion:

  • ORION TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,907,029; Location: 825 JOSLYN ROAD; 162,256 books; 9,177 audio materials; 10,628 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 482 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add the following church to your listing for Lake Orion, Mi. King of Kings Lutheran Church 1715 S. Lapeer Rd. Lake Orion, MI 48360 P: 248 693 1676 www.kofklo.org
  • Oakview Middle School; 917 Lake George Road; grades 06-08

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Orion Township Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake Orion include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Lake Orion United Methodist Church (B), Apostolic Lighthouse Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lake Orion include: Lake Orion Methodist Church Historical Marker (1), Predmore House Historical Marker (2), Atwater Park (3), Green's Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Basketball America (Amusement & Theme Parks; 257 West Clarkston Road).

Hotel: Best Western Palace Inn (2755 North Lapeer Road).

Birthplace of: Cynthia Watros - Actor, Raymond Plouhar - Marine, Troy Milam - Ice hockey player, Jamie Milam - Ice hockey player.

Oakland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Orion and their reported violations in the past:

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-12-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2005)
SUSHI THAI (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LOPEZ OFFICE BUILDING (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-14-2011), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2005)
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2006), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2005)
RL RICE PROPERTIES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
INDIANWOOD GOLF-OLD HALFWAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-24-2007), St Intentional no-action (DEC-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
INDIANWOOD GOLF-HALFWAY HOUSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2008)
PAINT CREEK COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAR-08-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Orion that have no violations reported:

  • INDIANWOOD GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIONS BEAR LAKE CAMP (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDNR BALD MOUNTAIN-SHOOTING RNG (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

54.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
113 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with most branches in Lake Orion (2011 data):

  • Citizens Community Federal: Lake Orion Branch at 688 S Lapeer Rd., branch established on 1992/02/04; Lake Orion High School Branch at 495 East Scripps Road, branch established on 1997/01/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $444.7 mil, headquarters in Eau Claire, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lake Orion Branch at 1391 South Lapeer Road, branch established on 1990/11/07; Orion Township Branch at 831 Brown Road, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Oxford Bank: Lake Orion Branch at 1115 South Lapeer Road, branch established on 1973/05/21; Commercial Banking Center Branch at 720 North Lapeer Road, Suite 201, branch established on 2007/07/01. Info updated 2009/10/07: Bank assets: $264.3 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, headquarters in Oxford, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Oxford Bank Corporation
  • Independent Bank: Lake Orion Loan Production Office at 400 South Broadway, branch established on 2003/03/15. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Baldwin Maybee Banking Center Branch at 3515 South Baldwin Road, branch established on 2004/07/14. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Comerica Bank: Lake Orion Branch at 1237 South Lapeer Road, branch established on 2002/09/17. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lake Orion Branch at 88 West Flint Street, branch established on 1957/10/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • TCF National Bank: Lake Orion Branch at 471 South Broadway, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Brown/Baldwin Branch at 4983 Baldwin Road, branch established on 2005/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lake Orion:

Marital status in Lake Orion, MI
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Orion:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake Orion
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Orion, MI (based on Oakland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic289,11664
Evangelical Protestant155,826319
Mainline Protestant73,373159
Other58,590117
Black Protestant16,82635
Orthodox13,84423
None594,787-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 293
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
Oakland County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 162
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 292
Oakland County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 983
Oakland County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oakland County:

13.0%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.6%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

62.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Lake Orion:

27.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Orion:

7.0
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Orion:

32.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lake Orion:

66.9%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Orion:

83.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Orion, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$23,267$46,5340$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,874$56,6227$6,086
Streets and Highways 4$16,040$48,1200$0
Police - Other 3$10,071$40,2844$5,283
Water Supply 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Financial Administration 1$4,045$48,5401$830
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,103
Totals for Government 19$75,618$47,75913$13,302

Lake Orion government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $726,000 ($233.59)
    General - Other: $555,000 ($178.57)
    Regular Highways: $543,000 ($174.71)
    Water Utilities: $477,000 ($153.47)
    Sewerage: $298,000 ($95.88)
    General Public Buildings: $240,000 ($77.22)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($76.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($46.65)
    Financial Administration: $91,000 ($29.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($7.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($8.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $649,000 ($208.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $307,000 ($98.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $984,000 ($316.60)

Lake Orion government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $509,000 ($163.77)
    Other: $346,000 ($111.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $407,000 ($130.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($21.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $59,000 ($18.98)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($9.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $817,000 ($262.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $249,000 ($80.12)
    Highways: $216,000 ($69.50)
    Other: $41,000 ($13.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,478,000 ($475.55)

Lake Orion government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,049,000 ($337.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $997,000 ($320.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($41.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,000 ($24.45)

Lake Orion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,938,000 ($945.30)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,525 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wayne County, MI  1.66% ($55,624 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  1.00% ($59,917)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($52,122)


6.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,458 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.09%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wayne County, MI  1.36% ($53,755 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.03% ($48,295)
to Livingston County, MI  0.25% ($76,620)
Businesses in Lake Orion, MI
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Applebee's1Kmart1
Arby's1Kohl's1
AutoZone1Kroger2
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza2
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile1
Famous Footwear1Taco Bell2
FedEx3Tim Hortons1
Ford1U-Haul5
GNC1UPS2
Goodwill2Vans1
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walgreens2
Jones New York1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Orion:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Orion:

  • WXOU (88.3 FM; AUBURN HILLS, MI; Owner: OAKLAND UNIVERSITY)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAHS (89.5 FM; AUBURN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: AVONDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WHYT (89.1 FM; IMLAY CITY, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN COMMUNITY RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Orion:

  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
Lake Orion fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Lake Orion fatal accident list:

Sep 29, 2013 08:37 PM, Sr-24 S Broadway, Lat: 42.778369, Lon: -83.239375, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 2011 00:13 AM, Sr-24, Flint, Lat: 42.784644, Lon: -83.242147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1989 02:20 PM, 24, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1985 12:08 AM, 24, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1976 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 24, 1975 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • 67,528Total average daily traffic
  • 8,767Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,436Total future (year 1991) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$131,62510$154,30046$196,5872$3,0001$900,0009$111,556
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$62,0000$08$243,1251$6,0000$01$175,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$123,0003$41,66729$192,8972$32,5000$04$109,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$168,5001$173,00012$173,8331$10,0000$01$85,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$192,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1290.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$145,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1290.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Orion, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake Orion, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 38. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 71 took place in 2015, and the least - 8 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake Orion, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (29.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake Orion, MI
    • 28443.4%Structure Fires
    • 19329.5%Outside Fires
    • 13420.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 436.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake Orion, MI
Most common first names in Lake Orion, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5179.2 years
William5175.3 years
James4971.8 years
Robert4673.5 years
Dorothy4480.2 years
John3773.0 years
George2877.0 years
Margaret2779.8 years
Helen2782.3 years
Edward2474.8 years
Most common last names in Lake Orion, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2774.0 years
Williams1376.3 years
Taylor1073.8 years
Brown1075.7 years
Johnson1078.7 years
Anderson981.1 years
Miller974.4 years
Hill971.7 years
Jones879.3 years
Ward876.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Orion, MI
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 2.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Orion, MI
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity


Lake Orion compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Orion on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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