All Oakland County population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 1,243,970 people, Oakland County is the 2nd most populated county in the state of Michigan out of 83 counties. But watch out, Oakland County, because Kent County with 642,173 people and Macomb County with 867,730 people are right behind you.
The largest Oakland County racial/ethnic groups are White (73.5%) followed by Black (13.8%) and Asian (6.3%).
In 2015, the median household income of Oakland County residents was $67,465. Oakland County households made slightly more than Clinton County households ($60,909) and Washtenaw County households ($61,003) . However, 10.1% of Oakland County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Oakland County residents is 40.8 years young.
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The population data for Oakland County are from the Census 2000, Census 2010, the Census' American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates and the Census' 2016 Population Estimates. The demographic data for Clinton County, Kent County, Macomb County, and Washtenaw County are the most current, comparable demographics available from the US Census Bureau, are from the American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates, and were downloaded on December 2016. Check out our FAQ section for more details.
The District of Columbia Starter Report, shown on the left, will give you a good idea of what to expect in a Starter Report. The Oakland County, MI report will have the same data, charts & graphs as this sample.
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