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Oakland County, Michigan (MI)


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County population in 2012: 1,220,657 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 1,194,156 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 264,844
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 86,144
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 352,242
Renter-occupied apartments: 132,710 (it was 118,873 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%

Land area: 873 sq. mi.
Water area: 35.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 1387 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakland County: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (31.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.3%), Educational,health and social services (12.8%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Oakland County, Michigan:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years

Males: 583,384  (48.6%)
Females: 618,978  (51.4%)

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Oakland County,MI real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Oakland County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $62,308 ($61,907 in 1999)
This county:

$62308
Michigan:

$45255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $734 (lower quartile is $579, upper quartile is $955)
This county:

$734
State:

$591


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $186,800 (it was $173,800 in 2000)
Oakland County:

$186,800
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,000 - $282,600

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $261,765
Here:

$261,765
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,473
Here:

$181,473
State:

$147,658

In 2-unit structures: $134,763
Here:

$134,763
State:

$101,322

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,950
Here:

$136,950
State:

$133,558

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $194,663
Here:

$194,663
State:

$144,298

Mobile homes: $71,188
Here:

$71,188
State:

$39,606

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $164,561
Here:

$164,561
State:

$95,296
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,753
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $581

Institutionalized population: 6,064

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Oakland County, MI map from a distance

Health of residents in Oakland County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
79.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
89.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
83.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.
26.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,700 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,778 (1.7%)


Oakland County household income distribution in 2009 Oakland County home values distribution


Oakland County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.7%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.7%
Oakland County:

9.7%
Michigan:

16.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oakland County is $644 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $770 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.

Cities in this county include: Farmington Hills, Troy, Southfield, Waterford, Rochester Hills, Pontiac, West Bloomfield Township, Royal Oak, Novi, Bloomfield Township.

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

2005 air pollution in Oakland County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.095 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.078 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 52 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.oakland.mi.us

Click to draw/clear Oakland County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Oakland County: Mulberry Hills Golf Course (A), Oxford Hills Country Club (B), Camp Oweki (C), Camp Narrin (D), Camp Nahellu (E), Indianwood Country Club (F), Camp Holly (G), Camp Holiday (H), Holly Greens Country Club (I), Highland Hills Golf Course (J), Camp Faith Wing (K), Camp Dearborn (L), Camp Clarkston (M), Bay Court Camp (N), Camp Agawam (O), Walnut Creek Golf Club (P), Glen Lore Golf Club (Q), Eldorado Country Club (R), Edgewood Country Club (S), Bramblewood Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Union Lake Shopping Center (1), Lyon Town Square Shopping Center (2), Independence Village Town Center Shopping Center (3), Oxford Mills Shopping Center (4), Orion Square Shopping Center (5), Newberry Square Shopping Center (6), Country Creek Commons Shopping Center (7), Commerce Woods Shopping Center (8), Commerce Towne Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakland County include: Church of the Resurrection (A), Dixie Church (B), Emmanuel Church (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Free Church (E), Friedman Chapel (F), Galilean Church (G), Gethsemane Church (H), Hawarth Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bridge Lake Cemetery (1), Granger Cemetery (2), Perry Cemetery (3), Carmer Cemetery (4), Case Cemetery (5), Hadley Cemetery (6), Kline Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Martin Lake (A), Marl Lake (B), Richardson Lake (C), Rice Lake (D), Truax Lake (E), Manito Lake (F), Mandon Lake (G), Tull Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Branch Stony Creek (A), Trout Creek (B), Hayes Creek (C), Paint Creek Drain (D), Krohn Drain (E), Buckhorn Creek (F), Sherwood Creek (G), Cedar Creek (H), McClure Drain (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oakland County include: Addison Oaks County Park (1), Bald Mountain State Recreation Area (2), Independence Oaks County Park (3), Groveland Oaks County Park (4), Springfield Oaks County Park (5), Seven Lakes State Park (6), Orion Oaks County Park (7), Axford-Coffin Farm Historical Marker (8), Byers Homestead Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Genesee County , Lapeer County , Livingston County , Macomb County , Washtenaw County , Wayne County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 76,393
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 119,218 (49% naturalized citizens)

Oakland County:

10.0%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.1%

Oakland County marital status for males
Oakland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Oakland County with a mortgage: 247,629 (16,521 second mortgage, 41,228 home equity loan, 986 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 66,737

Here:

78.8% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.33%
Here48.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 577,152
Total congregations: 573

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents302,201 (52.4%)77,200 (13.4%)29,195 (5.1%)25,892 (4.5%)17,435 (3.0%)
Congregations63 (11.0%)35 (6.1%)55 (9.6%)34 (5.9%)28 (4.9%)
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents14,346 (2.5%)12,955 (2.2%)9,791 (1.7%)7,180 (1.2%)80,957 (14.0%)
Congregations28 (4.9%)7 (1.2%)23 (4.0%)5 (0.9%)295 (51.5%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Oakland County - Farmington Hills, Troy, Southfield, Waterford, Rochester Hills

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 293
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
Oakland 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
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oakland County:

13.0%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Oakland County:

Average size of farms: 64 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,699
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2428.25
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,637
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,468
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.93%
Corn for grain: 3288 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1113 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4043 harvested acres
Vegetables: 590 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 307 acres

Tornado activity:

Oakland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 3.3 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 88 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/20/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakland County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Oakland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Oakland County (%):





Oakland County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 532,802 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 41,209 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,140 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 73 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 103 (0%)
  • Railroad: 38 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 82 (0%)
  • Taxi: 337 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 205 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 802 (0%)
  • Walked: 6,711 (1%)
  • Other means: 1,921 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 17,338 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Oakland County, Michigan in 2000:

People in group quarters in Oakland County, Michigan in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $81,648.

5.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Michigan average:

5.24%


0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,316 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.13%
Michigan average:

0.10%

4.15% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($32,482 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($17,113 average AGI)
Oakland County:

1.46%
Michigan average:

1.38%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wayne County, MI  1.88% ($44,191 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.97% ($50,153)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($41,786)
from Livingston County, MI  0.17% ($51,081)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.16% ($49,184)
from Ingham County, MI  0.09% ($36,772)
from Cook County, IL  0.08% ($68,318)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Michigan average:

5.98%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,119 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.10%
Michigan average:

0.05%

3.83% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($27,463 average AGI)
2.66% relocated to other states ($29,029 average AGI)
Oakland County:

2.66%
Michigan average:

2.21%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wayne County, MI  1.35% ($44,508 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.04% ($43,477)
to Genesee County, MI  0.29% ($43,511)
to Livingston County, MI  0.24% ($63,270)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.18% ($53,604)
to Cook County, IL  0.17% ($61,591)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.10% ($62,274)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Oakland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Oakland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Oakland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 154,708 (135,401 aged, 19,307 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15068.42
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 289.2
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40884.12

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1186.710
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 746.570
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 79.9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101.780

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 4110.830

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 34.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 21.5
  • Cut/Pierce - 3.1
  • Other - 9.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 43.1
  • Poisoning - 24.0
  • Suffocation - 23.7
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.6
  • Other - 5.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,189,866

Size of family households: 135,375 2-persons, 74,571 3-persons, 66,272 4-persons, 27,923 5-persons, 9,350 6-persons, 4,661 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 138,388 1-person, 23,244 2-persons, 2,639 3-persons, 873 4-persons, 257 5-persons, 106 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

87.3% of residents of Oakland County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,305,798,000 ($4373 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $144,812,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,535,118,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,404,664,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,585,000
Federal grants: $760,884,000
Federal procurement contracts: $281,129,000 ($99,556,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $310,418,000 ($10,470,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $63,978,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $537,203,000
Federal Government insurance: $292,792,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 81,000
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 47,388
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26,802
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -39,012
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Oakland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.87 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Oakland County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 196
  • 2 rooms: 1,848
  • 3 rooms: 7,905
  • 4 rooms: 23,355
  • 5 rooms: 65,895
  • 6 rooms: 79,264
  • 7 rooms: 61,012
  • 8 rooms: 52,617
  • 9+ rooms: 60,150
  • 1 room: 5,014
  • 2 rooms: 14,239
  • 3 rooms: 27,828
  • 4 rooms: 32,090
  • 5 rooms: 24,031
  • 6 rooms: 9,019
  • 7 rooms: 3,794
  • 8 rooms: 1,661
  • 9+ rooms: 1,197
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oakland County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 725
  • 1 bedroom: 7,053
  • 2 bedrooms: 61,442
  • 3 bedrooms: 174,488
  • 4 bedrooms: 96,084
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12,450
  • no bedroom: 5,916
  • 1 bedroom: 44,026
  • 2 bedrooms: 50,891
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,850
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,767
  • 5+ bedrooms: 423
Cars and other vehicles available in Oakland County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 9,477
  • 1 vehicle: 88,651
  • 2 vehicles: 175,043
  • 3 vehicles: 56,995
  • 4 vehicles: 16,335
  • 5+ vehicles: 5,741
  • no vehicle: 15,785
  • 1 vehicle: 62,900
  • 2 vehicles: 33,320
  • 3 vehicles: 5,534
  • 4 vehicles: 878
  • 5+ vehicles: 456

57% of Oakland County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Michigan.

Oakland County:

57.4%
State average:

58.3%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $181,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oakland County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.0%)
  • Electricity (3.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (77.6%)
  • Electricity (18.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17,982
Here:

12.9%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,858
Here:

11.5%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,899
Here:

19.4%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Cash and Securities

Oakland County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Oakland County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Oakland County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Oakland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Oakland County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Oakland County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 331 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5,165$130,6534,822$175,17720,457$199,294720$44,90623$1,387,826967$120,031176$35,813
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED414$123,365571$183,8832,348$215,715139$43,9061$122,000139$121,48980$32,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,170$122,0461,169$166,6428,185$219,512821$34,2835$253,800529$117,881135$35,911
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN727$122,895545$177,7544,038$200,924165$58,6976$2,061,167223$142,58721$80,286
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS124$129,621152$216,0531,302$220,40950$121,3402$327,50085$128,5188$51,625
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 306 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED784$190,463506$234,0086$113,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED341$213,701396$238,50018$135,722
APPLICATIONS DENIED254$197,031213$237,0055$138,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN68$191,55983$246,5661$37,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS69$203,63822$233,0453$106,667
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Oakland County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4,58180.5 years
John4,29475.1 years
William3,66075.3 years
Robert3,16372.1 years
James2,82371.9 years
Helen2,58281.6 years
George2,25176.4 years
Joseph2,22876.6 years
Charles2,07775.5 years
Margaret2,03980.5 years
Most common last names in Oakland County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,52776.8 years
Johnson90575.5 years
Brown87075.9 years
Miller79477.8 years
Williams78274.8 years
Jones63875.2 years
Davis54375.6 years
Wilson54176.0 years
Anderson46477.5 years
Martin44376.3 years
Businesses in Oakland County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven39Kincaid2
ALDO4Kmart7
AT&T25Knights Inn2
Abercrombie & Fitch3Kohl's8
Abercrombie Kids3Kroger25
Ace Hardware12LA Fitness6
Aeropostale5La-Z-Boy4
American Eagle Outfitters7Lane Bryant4
Ann Taylor7Lane Furniture13
Apple Store2LensCrafters6
Applebee's8Levi Strauss & Co.3
Arby's15Little Caesars Pizza40
AutoZone9Long John Silver's1
Avenue5Lowe's5
BMW1Macy's4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Marriott17
Bakers4Marshalls6
Bally Total Fitness3MasterBrand Cabinets74
Banana Republic4McDonald's50
Baskin-Robbins15Meijer11
Bath & Body Works10Men's Wearhouse8
Bebe2Motel 63
Bed Bath & Beyond7Motherhood Maternity7
Best Western1New Balance21
Blockbuster20New York & Co2
Brooks Brothers2Nike79
Brookstone2Nordstrom3
Budget Car Rental4Office Depot6
Buffalo Wild Wings5OfficeMax9
Burger King27Old Navy5
CVS60Olive Garden3
Cache2On The Border2
Caribou Coffee13Outback6
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse6
Casual Male XL4Pac Sun4
Catherines3Panda Express2
Charlotte Russe3Panera Bread16
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza3
Chico's5Payless17
Chipotle4Penske14
Chuck E. Cheese's3PetSmart6
Church's Chicken3Pier 1 Imports5
Cinnabon 3Pizza Hut11
Clarks3Popeyes2
Cold Stone Creamery13Qdoba Mexican Grill6
Coldwater Creek2Quality2
ColorTyme2Quiznos14
Comfort Inn1RadioShack20
Comfort Suites3Red Lobster4
Costco4Red Robin4
Crate & Barrel1Red Roof Inn5
Curves11Rite Aid34
DHL9Ruby Tuesday2
Dairy Queen28Rue211
Deb1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Decora Cabinetry11SAS Shoes5
Dennys2SONIC Drive-In3
Discount Tire9Saks Fifth Avenue1
Domino's Pizza8Sam's Club6
DressBarn6Sears12
Dunkin Donuts19Sephora2
Econo Lodge1Soma Intimates2
Eddie Bauer4Spencer Gifts2
Ethan Allen3Sprint Nextel25
Express4Staples8
Extended Stay America5Starbucks47
Extended Stay Deluxe2Steak 'n Shake2
Famous Footwear5Subway18
Fashion Bug2Super 81
FedEx184T-Mobile28
Finish Line4T.G.I. Driday's4
Firestone Complete Auto Care5T.J.Maxx8
Foot Locker7Taco Bell31
Forever 215Talbots4
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Target11
GNC34The Athlete's Foot2
GameStop19The Limited3
Gap5The Room Place1
Gymboree4Tim Hortons25
H&M2Torrid1
H&R Block43Toys"R"Us10
Haagen-Dazs2Trader Joe's4
Hardee's1Travelodge1
Haworth3True Value5
Hawthorn1U-Haul28
Holiday Inn17UPS288
Hollister Co.3Urban Outfitters1
Home Depot10Value City Furniture1
Homestead Studio Suites2Vans13
Hot Topic3Verizon Wireless13
Hyatt1Victoria's Secret6
IHOP2Walgreens27
J. Jill2Walmart2
J.Crew4Wendy's36
JCPenney2Westin1
Jimmy John's36Wet Seal3
JoS. A. Bank3White Castle8
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market3
Jones New York33Wingate1
Journeys4YMCA6
KFC22
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