Oakland County

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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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    Lakeshore Express will start service between Oakland County, MI and Chicago Midway on June 7, 2013.
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    Governments, such as the states of Michigan, North Carolina and Wisconsin; the cities of Detroit, MI, Cincinnati, OH, Norfolk, VA, and Fort Wayne, IN; counties such as Oakland County, MI and Collier County, FL; and authorities such as the Detroit-Wayne County Port Authority; -- Corporations, such as GM, Ford, Delphi, Honda, Metaldyne, Taubman Centers, The Detroit Lions, PG&E Generating, SBC, Gambrinus, Labatt USA, and InBev USA.
    Lucie, and Seacrest, FL; Duluth, GA; West Des Moines, IA; Baltimore County, Towson and Waldorf, MD; Oakland County, MI (2); Henderson (2), NV; Pennington, NJ; Bronx, Elmhurst, Florida, Jamaica, New York, Queens, and Staten Island (2), NY; Charlotte, Julian, Pineville, and Winston Salem, NC; Omaha, NE; Mullica Hills, Plainsboro, Poughkeepsie, and Seaside Heights, NJ; Montgomery County, PA; Puerto Rico; Myrtle Beach and Summerville, SC; Allen (2), Collin County, Dallas County, Denton, Euless, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson, San Antonio, and Tarrant, TX; Ashburn, Chesapeake, Fairfax, Reston, and Sterling, VA; and Morgantown, WV.
    a unit of Tyco Electronics and a leading manufacturer of critical radio systems deployed around the world, today signed a $33 million contract with Oakland County, MI to install M/A-COM's OpenSky network as the County's new communications system.
    a unit of Tyco Electronics and leading manufacturer of critical radio systems deployed around the world, was selected by Oakland County, MI to begin negotiations as the preferred supplier of the county's new communications system.
    Frank lives in Oakland County, MI, with his wife and three children.

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