Oakland County

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Oakland County, Michigan

1200 N Telegraph Rd
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: (248) 858-0582
Fax: (248) 452-9221
www.co.oakland.mi.us

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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    Kenneth Dobson, (Oakland County, MI) Director of Government Relations at Wayne County Airport Authority
    Meanwhile, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Michigan agriculture and health officials are trying to track down poultry believed to have been smuggled from China to Oakland County, MI. Although the presence of infection has not been confirmed in the poultry, state officials are searching local Chinese restaurants and Asian grocery stores for the smuggled meat.
    The project will include construction of 268 miles from Joliet, IL, to Oakland County, MI. Approximately 59 miles of existing pipeline from Oakland County to St.
    It involves instrumenting up to 1,000 intersections in Oakland County, MI, just northwest of Detroit.

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