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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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    Oakland University is a doctoral, research university located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 143 bachelor's degree programs and 130 graduate degree and certificate programs.
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