Oakland County

Oakland County, Michigan

1200 N Telegraph Rd
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: (248) 858-0582
Fax: (248) 452-9221

In southeast MI, northwest of Detroit; original county; established Jan 12, 1819 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the abundant oak trees in the area

Area (sq mi):: 908.00 (land 872.51; water 35.49) Population per square mile: 1391.80
Population 2005: 1,214,361 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 10.20% Population 2000: 1,194,156 (White 81.40%; Black or African American 10.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 4.10%; Other 3.00%). Foreign born: 10.00%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $32,534; median household $61,907; Population below poverty level: 5.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $47,079-$49,048
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Troy (81,432)
  • Farmington Hills (80,787)
  • Southfield (77,491)
  • Rochester Hills (69,480)
  • Pontiac County seat (67,582)
  • Royal Oak (58,573)
  • Novi (51,934)
  • Madison Heights (30,510)
  • Oak Park (29,074)
  • Ferndale (21,666)
  • Auburn Hills (20,737)
  • Birmingham (19,217)
  • Hazel Park (18,553)
  • Berkley (15,236)
  • Wixom (13,514)
  • Clawson (12,443)
  • Rochester (11,217)
  • South Lyon (11,017)
  • Beverly Hills (10,186)
  • Farmington (10,146)

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    A 7-year-old girl from Michigan was reported to be in a critical condition after she was attacked by her family's dogs in Highland Township in Oakland County.
    Phil Bertolini, chief information officer for Oakland County, Michigan, and frequent contributor to GFOA conferences and training sessions, is a 2017 Governing Public Official of the Year.
    Huntington Bank is set to invest $5 million into small enterprise microloans in Oakland County and the treasurers office is releasing a new, free financial literacy tool to help residents leverage the loans.
    Bank of Birmingham is a full-service community bank established in 2006, with one location in Birmingham, Michigan, serving primarily the Oakland County business community.
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    The case of a CFO who admitted to embezzling $20 million from a Michigan credit union, which led to its conservatorship and merger, will be tried in an Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac, Mich.
    com)-- Following a public vote, Oakland University's own Ali Woerner has been named the overall winner of the 2016 Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 under 40 class.
    With flights out of private terminals at Chicago Midway and Oakland County International Airport families are able to avoid the congestion and hassle of check-in, security screening and boarding.
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    And only one other clinic in Oakland County carries the FQHC designation--Oakland Primary Health Services in Pontiac.
    Oakland County Michigan's Medical Main Street has launched a first-of-its-kind website that features a daily news feed "Story Crawler" highlighting the latest advances from the local life science community.
    The Detroit Regional Economic Partnership and Oakland County led a third annual mission to India as part of their aggressive efforts to create new business for Southeast Michigan from India's Fast-growing market.

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