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Royal Oak, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Royal Oak,MI index of house prices

Total population: 59,069 (All urban)

Houses: 29,942 (28,880 occupied: 19,015 owner occupied, 9,628 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

30%

Housing density: 2,534 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $185,032.

Median contract rent in 2015: $605 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $698)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $788


Median gross rent in Royal Oak, MI in 2015: $639

Housing units in Royal Oak with a mortgage: 13,409 (893 second mortgage, 2,171 home equity loan, 71 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,236

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,233

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,193

Median monthly housing costs: $1,059


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Royal Oak, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $201,967 (it was $149,400 in 2000)
Royal Oak:

$201,967
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,630 - $253,947

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $187,911
Here:

$187,911
State:

$180,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $135,525
Here:

$135,525
State:

$159,351

In 2-unit structures: $354,899
Here:

$354,899
State:

$99,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,512
Here:

$104,512
State:

$124,845

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,307
Here:

$153,307
State:

$145,414

Mobile homes: $67,898
Here:

$67,898
State:

$50,337
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1963

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,564
  • In family households: 42,091 (11,204 male householders, 3,285 female householders)
    11,713 spouses, 13,879 children (13,102 natural, 343 adopted, 434 stepchildren), 261 grandchildren, 498 brothers or sisters, 309 parents, 396 other relatives, 546 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,473 (6,546 male householders (5,024 living alone)), 7,815 female householders (6,787 living alone)), 3,112 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 498 (224 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,167 2-persons, 3,446 3-persons, 2,531 4-persons, 1,029 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 100 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,811 1-person, 2,161 2-persons, 283 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

8,385 married couples with children.
1,725 single-parent households (353 men, 1,372 women).

92.2% of residents of Royal Oak speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,804 (6.3%)
(49.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Royal Oak, Michigan:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 6571 bedroom
  • 4,3272 bedrooms
  • 12,3933 bedrooms
  • 2,5594 bedrooms
  • 3155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Royal Oak, Michigan:

  • 511no bedroom
  • 3,9421 bedroom
  • 3,1202 bedrooms
  • 9423 bedrooms
  • 984 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Royal Oak in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 811no vehicle
  • 7,2381 vehicle
  • 8,8952 vehicles
  • 2,3793 vehicles
  • 6974 vehicles
  • 2375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

Cars and other vehicles available in Royal Oak in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,084no vehicle
  • 4,9651 vehicle
  • 2,1502 vehicles
  • 3613 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Royal Oak, Michigan:

  • 61 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 5053 rooms
  • 1,6074 rooms
  • 5,7245 rooms
  • 6,1486 rooms
  • 3,4317 rooms
  • 1,8378 rooms
  • 9249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Royal Oak, Michigan:

  • 4061 room
  • 1,0252 rooms
  • 2,5703 rooms
  • 2,2544 rooms
  • 1,5345 rooms
  • 5086 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Royal Oak, MI household income distribution

  • Royal Oak, MI household income distribution
  • 1,259Less than $10,000
  • 1,358$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,379$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,439$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,703$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,641$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,693$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,587$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,467$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,844$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,430$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,490$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,269$100,000 to $124,999
  • 930$125,000 to $149,999
  • 802$150,000 to $199,999
  • 559$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Royal Oak, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Royal Oak, MI
  • 263Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 128$15,000 to $19,999
  • 27$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 78$30,000 to $34,999
  • 68$35,000 to $39,999
  • 173$40,000 to $49,999
  • 267$50,000 to $59,999
  • 278$60,000 to $69,999
  • 171$70,000 to $79,999
  • 346$80,000 to $89,999
  • 305$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,452$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,086$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,350$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,410$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,561$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,840$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,295$300,000 to $399,999
  • 664$400,000 to $499,999
  • 238$500,000 to $749,999
  • 36$750,000 to $999,999
  • 31$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 20$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Royal Oak, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Royal Oak, MI
  • 57Less than $100
  • 57$150 to $199
  • 93$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 71$300 to $349
  • 46$350 to $399
  • 127$400 to $449
  • 119$450 to $499
  • 304$500 to $549
  • 178$550 to $599
  • 457$600 to $649
  • 976$650 to $699
  • 822$700 to $749
  • 776$750 to $799
  • 1,202$800 to $899
  • 949$900 to $999
  • 1,488$1,000 to $1,249
  • 816$1,250 to $1,499
  • 597$1,500 to $1,999
  • 148$2,000 to $2,499
  • 68$2,500 to $2,999
  • 18$3,000 to $3,499
  • 31$3,500 or more
  • 207No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 9811995 to March 2000
  • 5091990 to 1994
  • 2771985 to 1989
  • 2001980 to 1984
  • 2691975 to 1979
  • 1321970 to 1974
  • 2001965 to 1969
  • 1,236Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population
Royal Oak commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 648
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,010
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,195
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,747
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,207
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,173
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,478
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 915
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,123
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,498
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 671
  • 90 or more minutes: 288
Royal Oak, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.7%
Number of people working at home: 981 (2.8% of all workers)

Royal Oak mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 30,944 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 1,821 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 282 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 31 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 28 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 112 (0%)
  • Walked: 644 (2%)
  • Other means: 72 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 981 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 8,596
 Irish: 6,561
 English: 5,598
 Polish: 5,275
 Other groups: 3,834
 Italian: 3,595
 United States or American: 2,374
 Scottish: 1,620
 French (except Basque): 1,410
 French Canadian: 1,078
 Scotch-Irish: 953
 Swedish: 912
 Dutch: 826
 Russian: 680
 Arab:: 600
 European: 552
 Finnish: 542
 Hungarian: 444
 Ukrainian: 443
 British: 417
 Greek: 370
 Albanian: 363
 Canadian: 334
 Norwegian: 312
 Romanian: 292
 Lithuanian: 280
 Danish: 229
 Armenian: 221
 Lebanese: 211
 Belgian: 210
 Welsh: 204
 Croatian: 204
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 200
 Slovak: 173
 Subsaharan African:: 147
 Maltese: 143
 Yugoslavian: 141
 Austrian: 131
 Scandinavian: 116
 Arab/Arabic: 110
 African: 102
 Iraqi: 101
 Serbian: 100
 Swiss: 99
 Czechoslovakian: 92
 Czech: 90
 Northern European: 60
 Macedonian: 58
 Syrian: 54
 Eastern European: 50
 Egyptian: 48
 Portuguese: 45
 Iranian: 44
 Latvian: 40
 South African: 34
 Slovene: 34
 Celtic: 31
 Bulgarian: 28
 Palestinian: 26
 Australian: 26
 Moroccan: 21
 Brazilian: 21
 Other Arab: 19
 Turkish: 16
 Estonian: 15
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14
 Nigerian: 11
 Jordanian: 10
 Alsatian: 9
 Israeli: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Slavic: 8
 Jamaican: 8
 West Indian: 6

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

  • 21%Canada
  • 11%United Kingdom
  • 10%Other Eastern Europe
  • 6%India
  • 6%Iraq
  • 5%Germany
  • 3%Romania

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

  • This state: 45,169
  • Northeast: 2,571
  • Midwest: 4,596
  • South: 2,662
  • West: 993

60% of Royal Oak residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 101
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 28
  • 5th and 6th grade: 83
  • 7th and 8th grade: 229
  • 9th grade: 159
  • 10th grade: 256
  • 11th grade: 332
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 604
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,210
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,420
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,483
  • Associate degree: 1,264
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,164
  • Master's degree: 2,162
  • Professional school degree: 931
  • Doctorate degree: 232

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 33
  • 5th and 6th grade: 83
  • 7th and 8th grade: 377
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 467
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 480
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,079
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,675
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,519
  • Associate degree: 1,563
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,499
  • Master's degree: 2,392
  • Professional school degree: 426
  • Doctorate degree: 142

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 2.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.2%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 3.8%Females
Royal Oak marital status for males
Royal Oak marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,179
  • One, attached: 1,216
  • Two: 902
  • 3 or 4: 1,237
  • 5 to 9: 2,290
  • 10 to 19: 1,490
  • 20 to 49: 1,294
  • 50 or more: 1,286
  • Mobile homes: 43
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Royal Oak:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 94.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 73.8%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 683
Here:

15.3%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 298
Here:

11.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 567
Here:

16.6%
Michigan:

16.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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 (Noninstitutionalized)