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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