Oak Park, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 29,834 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 13,433  (45.0%)
Females: 16,401  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Michigan median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 48237.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,287 (it was $48,697 in 2000)
Oak Park:

$51,287
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,358 (it was $21,677 in 2000)

Oak Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,674 (it was $114,300 in 2000)
Oak Park:

$96,674
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $268,758; Detached houses: $286,457; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,905; In 2-unit structures: $217,447; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,627; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,541; Mobile homes: $34,898

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,025.

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  • Races in Oak Park, MI (2016)

    Oak Park races chart
    • 17,01756.8%Black alone
    • 9,75032.5%White alone
    • 1,5715.2%Two or more races
    • 7072.4%Hispanic
    • 5641.9%Asian alone
    • 780.3%Other race alone
    • 160.05%American Indian alone

Races in Oak Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oak Park: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Iraqi (3.2%), Polish (2.2%), Russian (2.2%), American (1.6%), Assyrian (1.4%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 666 feet

Land area: 5.02 square miles.

Population density: 5,940 people per square mile   (average).

Oak Park,MI real estate house value index trend

Oak Park, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Oak Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Park city:

  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

3,342 residents are foreign born (9.4% Asia, 2.5% Europe).

This city:

11.2%
Michigan:

6.4%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Oak Park, Michigan as of February 17, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Oak Park to the number of sex offenders is 651 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,384 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,119 (2.5%)

Oak Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Oak, MI (3.0 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (6.8 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (234.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Huntington Woods, MI (1.1 miles ), Pleasant Ridge, MI (1.3 miles ), Berkley, MI (1.4 miles ), Ferndale, MI (1.6 miles ), Lathrup Village, MI (1.7 miles ), Royal Oak, MI (1.7 miles ), Southfield, MI (1.9 miles ), Hazel Park, MI (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 83.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,920 (-16.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,515 (10.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 248

Oak Park household income distribution Oak Park home values distribution

Crime rates in Oak Park by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 113001000112202
per 100,000 3.33.410.30.00.03.20.00.00.03.43.46.76.70.06.7
Rapes 8101618121010822141019121418
per 100,000 26.633.954.761.938.632.532.826.473.047.833.964.040.046.760.3
Robberies 534256717054624652485961332530
per 100,000 175.9142.3191.5244.0225.0175.5203.2151.6172.6163.8199.8205.5110.183.4100.5
Assaults 60891028477969594108849298536455
per 100,000 199.2301.6348.8288.7247.5312.0311.4309.7358.4286.7311.5330.1176.8213.6184.3
Burglaries 19419420830022726033032728229519920712913397
per 100,000 643.9657.3711.41,031.0729.5845.01,081.61,077.4935.91,006.9673.8697.3430.4443.9325.1
Theft 562584601655618596534502553447401480335357391
per 100,000 1,865.41,978.82,055.42,251.01,986.11,936.91,750.31,654.01,835.31,525.81,357.81,617.01,117.71,191.51,310.4
Auto thefts 198245230302257196223173134112104121905677
per 100,000 657.2830.1786.61,037.9825.9637.0730.9570.0444.7382.3352.2407.6300.3186.9258.1
Arson 11219131245587244
per 100,000 3.33.46.865.33.29.739.313.216.617.127.123.66.713.313.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 311.1349.0410.6425.7344.4335.1353.7315.7356.4313.6285.8338.5212.6198.8224.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oak Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 61 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -879 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Oak Park: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oak Park, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oak Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Oak Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oak Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% 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 158.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 119.8 miles away from Oak Park center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.1 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) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from the city 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 297.5 miles away from Oak Park 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 372.0 miles away from the city 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).
Oak Park topographic map

Birthplace of: Doug Fieger - Male singer, Gemara Williams - Gridiron football player.

Hospitals in Oak Park:

  • COMPLETE HOSPICE CARE (21700 GREENFIELD RD, SUITE 220)
  • VNA OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN HOSPICE (25900 GREENFIELD, SUITE 600)

Dialysis Facilities in Oak Park:

  • DAVITA OAK PARK DIALYSIS (13481 W 10 MILE RD)

Home Health Centers in Oak Park:

  • ABLE HEALTH CARE SERVICES (21700 GREENFIELD RD, SUITE 259)
  • ACE HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (22150 GREENFIELD RD SUITE #205)
  • ACYSS HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (21700 GREENFIELD ROAD, SUITE 260)
  • BASSAY HOME CARE, INC (13855 WEST NINE MILE ROAD, SUITE B)
  • CADILLAC HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (23300 GREENFIELD ROAD, SUITE 113)
  • EXECUTIVE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, L L C (25900 GREENFIELD RD - SUITE 410)
  • LIVING WELL HOME HEALTH CARE, L L C (10831 CAPITAL SUITE 102)
  • OMEGA HOME HEALTHCARE, L L C (21700 GREENFIELD RD STE LL22)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOC OF SE MI (25900 GREENFIELD ROAD, SUITE 600)
  • VITAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (21700 GREENFIELD ROAD, SUITE 206)
  • VNA HOME HEALTH CARE (25900 GREENFIELD ROAD, SUITE 600)

Amtrak stations near Oak Park:

  • 3 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Oak Park:

  • Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit (Full-time enrollment: 70; Location: 24600 Greenfield Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Lawton Career Institute-Oak Park Campus (Location: 20820 Greenfield; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Park:

  • Lawrence Technological University (about 4 miles; Southfield, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,430)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 5 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Wayne State University (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 11 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 11 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Macomb Community College (about 11 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 15,669)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 12 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)

Public high schools in Oak Park:

  • OAK PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,623, Location: 13701 OAK PARK BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CRESCENT ACADEMY - HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 13400 OAK PARK BOULEVARD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • FERNDALE ADULT EDUCATION (Location: 22001 REPUBLIC AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • OAK PARK ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 12901 ALBANY, Grades: 9-12)
  • NOVA DISCIPLINE ACADEMY (Location: 22180 PARKLAWN, Grades: 2-12)
  • OAK PARK VIRTUAL ACADEMY (Location: 12901 ALBANY ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • GREAT OAKS DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM (Location: 22180 PARKLAWN ST, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Oak Park:

  • BETH JACOB SCHOOL (Students: 331, Location: 14390 W 10 MILE RD, Grades: 1-12, Girls only)
  • YESHIVA GEDOLAH ATERES MORDECHAI (Students: 80, Location: 24600 GREENFIELD RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oak Park:

  • EINSTEIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 522, Location: 14001 NORTHEND AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • KEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 451, Location: 23400 JEROME ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL (Students: 423, Location: 24220 ROSEWOOD ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • PEPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 400, Location: 24301 CHURCH ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • NORUP INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 14450 MANHATTAN ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • OAK PARK PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Location: 23261 SCOTIA RD, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Oak Park

Library in Oak Park:

  • OAK PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $810,148; Location: 14200 OAK PARK BOULEVARD; 96,834 books; 4,542 audio materials; 3,208 video materials; 148 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hospitals: Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI, about 1 mile. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, about 2 miles. Private high school name corrections: SALLY ALLAN ALEXANDER BETH JACOB and YESHIVA GEDOLAH ATERES MORDECHAI

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Notable locations in Oak Park: Oak Park Fire Marshal (A), Oak Park Public Safety Department Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Parkwoods Plaza Shopping Center (1), Oak Park Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (2), Green Eight Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oak Park include: Church of God Sabbatarian (A), Mar Addai Catholic Chaldean Church (B), First Baptist Church of Oak Park (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Oak Park: David H Shepherd Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Embassy Motel (14380 West 8 Mile Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.5. This is worse than average.

City:

91.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.430. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.430
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.25
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00596. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00596
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.8%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
51 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
23 people in other group homes in 2000

Oak Park, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Oak Park (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Greenfield-Ten Mile Road Branch at 25192 Greenfield Road, branch established on 1962/07/13; Coolidge Sherwood Branch at 25555 Coolidge Highway, branch established on 1964/10/01. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Northland at 20800 Greenfield Avenue, branch established on 1934/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 9 Mile Coolidge Branch at 13401 West Nine Mile Road, branch established on 1952/12/31. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Michigan average:

10.9

Oak Park travel time to work - commute Oak Park mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhoods in Oak Park:

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Religion statistics for Oak Park city (based on Oakland County data)

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
Oakland County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Oakland County:

25.6%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oak Park:

50.6%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oak Park:

49.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oak Park:

12.4%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oak Park:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Oak Park:

81.5%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oak Park, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$49,342$53,8280$0
Other Government Administration 9$29,089$38,7852$3,511
Judicial and Legal 16$63,398$47,5493$3,769
Police Protection - Officers 51$437,008$102,8250$0
Police - Other 8$26,415$39,62312$8,106
Correction 3$14,081$56,3240$0
Streets and Highways 20$77,255$46,3536$7,076
Welfare 2$5,720$34,3200$0
Health 3$9,478$37,9120$0
Parks and Recreation 4$14,693$44,07916$5,441
Water Supply 2$5,529$33,1742$3,897
Local Libraries 4$14,028$42,08412$11,967
Other and Unallocable 4$13,590$40,7700$0
Totals for Government 137$759,626$66,53753$43,767

Oak Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,938,000 ($64.96)
    General: $490,000 ($16.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,241,000 ($242.71)
    General - Other: $3,939,000 ($132.03)
    Water Utilities: $2,814,000 ($94.32)
    General Public Buildings: $2,502,000 ($83.86)
    Regular Highways: $2,096,000 ($70.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,594,000 ($53.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,388,000 ($46.52)
    Central Staff Services: $1,019,000 ($34.16)
    Financial Administration: $919,000 ($30.80)
    Libraries: $768,000 ($25.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $405,000 ($13.58)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $30,308,000 ($1015.89)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $6,137,000 ($205.70)
    Benefit Payments: $4,445,000 ($148.99)
    Withdrawals: $36,000 ($1.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,745,000 ($58.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,559,000 ($85.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,352,000 ($380.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $224,000 ($7.51)

Oak Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $965,000 ($32.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $480,000 ($16.09)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $690,000 ($23.13)
    Local Employee Contribution: $516,000 ($17.30)
    Interest Revenue: $-1,721,000 ($-57.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $173,000 ($5.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,708,000 ($90.77)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($1.21)
    Special Assessments: $23,000 ($0.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,099,000 ($204.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,747,000 ($159.11)
    Highways: $1,104,000 ($37.00)
    All Other: $657,000 ($22.02)
  • Tax - Property: $13,402,000 ($449.22)
    NEC: $323,000 ($10.83)

Oak Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,710,000 ($124.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $27,645,000 ($926.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $26,410,000 ($885.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,375,000 ($113.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,235,000 ($41.40)
    Water Utilities: $335,000 ($11.23)

Oak Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $740,000 ($24.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,696,000 ($123.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,886,000 ($96.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $869,000 ($29.13)

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wayne County, MI  2.14% ($39,617 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  1.03% ($43,561)
from Genesee County, MI  0.23% ($39,046)


5.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,436 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.08%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wayne County, MI  1.42% ($35,466 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.91% ($37,627)
to Livingston County, MI  0.18% ($50,287)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Park:

  • 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)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Park:

  • 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.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Park:

  • 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)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Oak Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 86m282ftTotal length
  • 1,339,970Total average daily traffic
  • 55,357Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11960-1969
  • 121980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oak Park, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oak Park)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oak Park, MI)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19795 , Serial Number: 17260759, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Radioflyer Aviation LLC, 23084 Forest St, Oak Park, MI 48237
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7550G , Serial Number: 17259250, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Steve T Heski, 21100 Hubbell, Oak Park, MI 48237

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED122$66,94345$57,333160$111,76915$17,26729$51,1380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$67,0004$71,75023$109,4786$20,5003$47,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$74,83922$57,136133$100,47445$16,13325$70,6002$47,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN28$73,7866$59,50034$93,2062$11,0004$95,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$76,9095$122,60022$106,5450$05$75,8000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1710.00 , 1711.00, 1712.00, 1713.00, 1714.00, 1715.00, 1716.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$68,5712$111,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$92,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$115,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$50,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$50,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1710.00 , 1711.00, 1712.00, 1713.00, 1714.00, 1715.00, 1716.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 102
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Oak Park

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Park, MI
Most common first names in Oak Park, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19579.3 years
Rose18681.6 years
Harry15976.7 years
Joseph15676.3 years
William15175.1 years
Robert13970.2 years
John13274.8 years
Louis12979.9 years
Samuel12878.8 years
David12576.0 years
Most common last names in Oak Park, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cohen7177.6 years
Johnson6473.7 years
Smith6372.3 years
Brown6274.1 years
Davis5175.9 years
Schwartz5079.5 years
Williams4974.4 years
Miller4678.4 years
Jones3977.2 years
Feldman3782.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Oak Park, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's2
ALDI1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless2
CVS1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx4Starbucks1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Tim Hortons1
KFC1UPS3
Kmart1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza2White Castle1

Oak Park compared to Michigan state average:

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

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  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (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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