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Royal Oak,MI index of house prices

Total population: 59,069 (All urban)

Houses: 30,634 (28,757 occupied: 18,815 owner occupied, 9,960 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

30%

Housing density: 2,593 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $209,266.

Median contract rent in 2016: $605 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $698)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $918


Median gross rent in Royal Oak, MI in 2016: $639

Housing units in Royal Oak with a mortgage: 13,246 (267 second mortgage, 1,384 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,501

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $97,686

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,582

Median monthly housing costs: $1,072


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Royal Oak, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $205,300 (it was $149,400 in 2000)
Royal Oak:

$205,300
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $170,362 - $274,032

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $227,268
Here:

$227,268
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $169,793
Here:

$169,793
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $347,676
Here:

$347,676
State:

$125,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,810
Here:

$137,810
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,908
Here:

$237,908
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $63,513
Here:

$63,513
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,239
  • In family households: 38,120 (6,874 male householders, 6,040 female householders)
    10,358 spouses, 12,311 children (11,695 natural, 228 adopted, 382 stepchildren), 513 grandchildren, 507 brothers or sisters, 282 parents, 528 other relatives, 606 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,871 (8,076 male householders (5,692 living alone)), 8,341 female householders (6,845 living alone)), 5,574 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 282

Size of family households: 7,171 2-persons, 2,809 3-persons, 2,315 4-persons, 567 5-persons, 181 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,533 1-person, 3,319 2-persons, 494 3-persons, 90 4-persons, 31 5-persons.

6,504 married couples with children.
1,703 single-parent households (619 men, 1,084 women).

92.3% of residents of Royal Oak speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,664 (7.9%)
(57.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 6no bedroom
  • 3781 bedroom
  • 3,4422 bedrooms
  • 11,8583 bedrooms
  • 2,7834 bedrooms
  • 2665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

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

  • 429no bedroom
  • 3,3651 bedroom
  • 4,0362 bedrooms
  • 1,7823 bedrooms
  • 2224 bedrooms
  • 785+ 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:

  • 416no vehicle
  • 6,6671 vehicle
  • 8,5652 vehicles
  • 2,4453 vehicles
  • 6284 vehicles
  • 955+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

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

  • 811no vehicle
  • 5,8861 vehicle
  • 2,6432 vehicles
  • 5893 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 3723 rooms
  • 1,2524 rooms
  • 4,3405 rooms
  • 5,4606 rooms
  • 3,3967 rooms
  • 1,9568 rooms
  • 1,9349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

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

  • 3391 room
  • 6122 rooms
  • 2,3463 rooms
  • 2,4204 rooms
  • 2,2485 rooms
  • 1,0936 rooms
  • 4027 rooms
  • 1408 rooms
  • 3589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 1,136Less than $10,000
  • 654$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,239$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,310$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,042$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,153$30,000 to $34,999
  • 979$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,523$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,219$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,904$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,919$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,934$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,399$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,026$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,246$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,020$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Royal Oak, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Royal Oak, MI
  • 248Less than $10,000
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 70$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 93$30,000 to $34,999
  • 41$35,000 to $39,999
  • 124$40,000 to $49,999
  • 188$50,000 to $59,999
  • 183$60,000 to $69,999
  • 117$70,000 to $79,999
  • 285$80,000 to $89,999
  • 282$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,114$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,681$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,595$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,788$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,784$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,787$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,640$300,000 to $399,999
  • 826$400,000 to $499,999
  • 382$500,000 to $749,999
  • 26$750,000 to $999,999
  • 37$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Royal Oak, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Royal Oak, MI
  • 29Less than $100
  • 89$150 to $199
  • 99$200 to $249
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 94$300 to $349
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 121$400 to $449
  • 92$450 to $499
  • 285$500 to $549
  • 152$550 to $599
  • 371$600 to $649
  • 678$650 to $699
  • 858$700 to $749
  • 693$750 to $799
  • 1,327$800 to $899
  • 1,059$900 to $999
  • 1,935$1,000 to $1,249
  • 830$1,250 to $1,499
  • 835$1,500 to $1,999
  • 97$2,000 to $2,499
  • 58$2,500 to $2,999
  • 13$3,000 to $3,499
  • 22$3,500 or more
  • 226No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,3662010 or later
  • 6862000 to 2009
  • 1,2861990 to 1999
  • 4771980 to 1989
  • 4011970 to 1979
  • 1,436Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Royal Oak population
Royal Oak commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 528
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,474
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,342
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,778
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,182
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,397
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,025
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,748
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,564
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,818
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 738
  • 90 or more minutes: 258
Royal Oak, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,692 (4.6% of all workers)

Royal Oak mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,745 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 2,338 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 372 (1%)
  • Taxi: 212 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 122 (0%)
  • Walked: 329 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,692 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,716
 Polish: 2,426
 Irish: 1,705
 Italian: 1,656
 American: 1,251
 English: 1,132
 European: 1,021
 Scottish: 668
 Albanian: 455
 French (except Basque): 381
 Russian: 303
 Lebanese: 275
 French Canadian: 268
 Dutch: 231
 Eastern European: 223
 Scotch-Irish: 201
 Finnish: 199
 Belgian: 197
 Greek: 194
 British: 194
 Canadian: 191
 Swedish: 191
 Welsh: 189
 Iraqi: 161
 Ukrainian: 141
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 140
 Arab: 127
 Hungarian: 111
 Norwegian: 103
 Croatian: 98
 Armenian: 81
 Danish: 80
 Romanian: 72
 Iranian: 65
 Czech: 57
 Jamaican: 56
 African: 53
 Austrian: 52
 Slovak: 51
 Egyptian: 47
 Lithuanian: 47
 Northern European: 46
 Palestinian: 42
 Macedonian: 40
 Serbian: 36
 Bulgarian: 34
 Swiss: 34
 Yugoslavian: 30
 Jordanian: 28
 Scandinavian: 24
 Barbadian: 23
 Maltese: 22
 Celtic: 20
 Latvian: 16
 Portuguese: 16
 Alsatian: 15
 Slavic: 14
 Czechoslovakian: 13
 Ethiopian: 12
 Pennsylvania German: 12
 Haitian: 8
 Israeli: 2
 Syrian: 2

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

  • 13%Canada
  • 12%Albania
  • 9%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%India
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Iraq
  • 4%Korea

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

  • This state: 44,972
  • Other state: 9,178
  • Northeast: 1,776
  • Midwest: 3,749
  • South: 2,311
  • West: 1,327

84% of Royal Oak residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Michigan.

Royal Oak:

84.2%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 80
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 75
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 196
  • 11th grade: 174
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 229
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,789
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,227
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,270
  • Associate degree: 1,306
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,864
  • Master's degree: 3,389
  • Professional school degree: 1,357
  • Doctorate degree: 518

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 85
  • 9th grade: 58
  • 10th grade: 134
  • 11th grade: 113
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 182
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,964
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,068
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,184
  • Associate degree: 2,146
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,350
  • Master's degree: 3,720
  • Professional school degree: 862
  • Doctorate degree: 290

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 3.4%Females
Royal Oak marital status for males
Royal Oak marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,803
  • One, attached: 1,620
  • Two: 652
  • 3 or 4: 1,175
  • 5 to 9: 2,178
  • 10 to 19: 1,322
  • 20 to 49: 1,271
  • 50 or more: 1,498
  • Mobile homes: 75

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,830

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Royal Oak:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Royal Oak
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.9%)
  • Electricity (5.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (75.1%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 717
Here:

19.4%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 391
Here:

18.9%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 513
Here:

19.0%
Michigan:

13.8%

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)