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Oakland County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 867.7 square miles
Population Density 1,385.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 1,231,640
Population change 2.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 22.5%
65 and over 14.6%
Females 51.5%
White 76.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.7
Asian 6.3%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 14.4%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 43.1%
Veterans 67,718
Households and Housing
Households 486,332
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 86%
Median household income $65,594
The per capita income $36,458
Live below the poverty line. 10.3%
housing units 530,434
Multi-unit structures 22%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $170,500
Residents owning their homes. 71.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 128,040
Women-owned firms 28.6%
Asian-owned firms 4.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 1%
Black-owned firms 8.3%
Native American-owned firms 0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $18,183,680
Retail sales per capita $15,131
Manufacturers shipments $25,885,162
Merchant wholesaler sales $29,825,742