Oakland County, Michigan Population 2018

Oakland County, Michigan's estimated population is 1,250,836 with a growth rate of 1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oakland County, Michigan is the 2nd largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,250,83615,6211.26%
20161,235,215-10,547-0.85%
20161,245,7624,7630.38%
20151,240,9991,7510.14%
20141,239,2486,7920.55%
20131,232,45611,0460.90%
20121,221,41010,0640.83%
20111,211,3468,3780.70%
20101,202,968119,37611.02%
19901,083,59271,7997.10%
19801,011,793103,92211.45%
1970907,871217,61231.53%
1960690,259294,25874.31%
1950396,001141,93355.86%
1940254,06842,81720.27%
1930211,251121,201134.59%
192090,05040,47481.64%
191049,5764,78410.68%
190044,7923,5478.60%
189041,245-292-0.70%
188041,5376701.64%
187040,8672,6066.81%
186038,2616,99122.36%
185031,2707,62432.24%
184023,64618,735381.49%
18304,9114,5811388.18%
18203300.00%

Oakland County, Michigan Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White937,568
Black or African American170,742
Asian80,680
Two or More Races33,360
Some Other Race9,390
American Indian and Alaska Native3,268
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander207

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Oakland County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Oakland County, Michigan Median Age

40.9


Total

39.4


Male

42.2


Female

Oakland County, Michigan Adults

There are 962,232 adults, (186,517 of which are seniors) in Oakland County, Michigan.

Oakland County, Michigan Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

634,613

51.38%

Male

600,602

48.62%

Oakland County, Michigan Households and Families

Oakland County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oakland County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All70.3%29.7%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female53.1%46.9%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakland County, Michigan Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All496,7272.4670.3
Married251,2823.1585.5
Non Family174,8541.2153.9
Female51,3263.153.1
Male19,2653.1265.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oakland County, Michigan Households

Oakland County, Michigan Education

Oakland County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,3432.13%
9th to 12th Grade37,9594.41%
High School Graduate167,95919.51%
Some College182,85721.24%
Associates Degree66,1187.68%
Bachelors Degree221,41225.72%
Graduate Degree166,10919.30%

Oakland County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White653,368614,680294,238
Black112,890104,29536,907
Asian54,66651,96942,571
Hispanic24,75519,9358,154
Multiple Races13,48212,2635,158
Other Race5,3684,0651,651
Native American2,2411,946574
Islander15415460

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 77.87%.

Oakland County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,571$60,331$36,025
Less Than High School$19,882$23,874$14,832
High School Grad$28,228$35,042$22,120
Some College$35,348$45,678$28,624
Bachelors Degree$60,226$77,467$44,774
Graduate Degree$80,613$100,109$63,575

$46,571

Average Earnings

$60,331

Average Male

$36,025

Average Female

Oakland County, Michigan Language

Oakland County, Michigan Language by Age

Oakland County, Michigan Language

85.47% of Oakland County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 14.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 5.33% of the population.

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White897,09668,7537.66%
Black168,33828,96717.21%
Hispanic46,1468,96119.42%
Multiple33,0005,93517.98%
Asian80,4964,9546.15%
Other9,3601,53616.41%
Native3,22645914.23%
Islander2072914.01%

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.56%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland County, Michigan is Hispanic, with 19.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland County, Michigan is Asian, with 6.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.68%.

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.05%
High School12.11%
Some College8.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.55%
Male Unemployed27.55%
Female Employed5.92%
Male Employed3.82%

Oakland County, Michigan Income

Oakland County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,850$95,532
Families$90,234$116,177
Married Families$105,093$132,407
Non Families$40,503$55,439

Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status

Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Oakland County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by War

60,543

Number of Veterans

56,737

Male Veterans

3,806

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam22,026
First Gulf War7,911
Korea6,765
Second Gulf War5,460
World War II5,110

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7417,196
75+16,482
35 to 5413,200
55 to 6410,345
18 to 343,320

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White50,3386.77%
Black8,7526.69%
2 or More7714.41%
Hispanic7432.51%
Asian3780.62%
Other1522.33%
Indian1526.02%

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Education

5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Employment Status

Oakland County, Michigan Employment by Age

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Employment by Race

Oakland County, Michigan Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Oakland County, Michigan

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Troy809808364126613.29%
Farmington Hills797408112913891.74%
Rochester Hills709957342224273.42%
Southfield717397310013611.90%
Pontiac59515596981830.31%
Novi552245921139877.22%
Royal Oak572365900617703.09%
Madison Heights29694300883941.33%
Oak Park29319296453261.11%
Auburn Hills214122279513836.46%
Birmingham20103210079044.50%
Ferndale19900200991991.00%
Hazel Park16422165301080.66%
Berkley14970152723022.02%
Wixom13498137582601.93%
Rochester12711130173062.41%
Clawson11825119701451.23%
South Lyon11327117133863.41%
Fenton 1175611367-389-3.31%
Farmington10372105141421.37%
Beverly Hills10267104702031.98%
Walled Lake69997089901.29%
Milford617564712964.79%
Huntington Woods62386328901.44%
Holly60866146600.99%
Northville 5974597950.08%
Wolverine Lake431245462345.43%
Lathrup Village40754119441.08%
Bloomfield Hills386939991303.36%
Oxford34363532962.79%
Franklin31503244942.98%
Lake Orion29733046732.46%
Keego Harbor29703021511.72%
Pleasant Ridge25262551250.99%
Orchard Lake Village23752423482.02%
Sylvan Lake172018241046.05%
Ortonville14421457151.04%
Bingham Farms11111133221.98%
Village of Clarkston88289191.02%
Leonard403414112.73%
Lake Angelus29029662.07%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990