Oak Park, Michigan Population 2020

29,450

Oak Park is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 29,450, it is the 37th largest city in Michigan and the 1306th largest city in the United States. Oak Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually but its population has increased by 0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,319 in 2010. Oak Park reached it's highest population of 36,762 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Oak Park has a population density of 5,713 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Park is $60,429 with a poverty rate of 14.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,047 per month, and the median house value is $104,000. The median age in Oak Park is 37.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.7 males.

Oak Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Park was:

  • Black or African American: 56.20%
  • White: 36.13%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Asian: 1.85%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oak Park, Michigan is 29,450, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,628.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,319.

Oak Park, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American16,77556.20%
White10,78536.13%
Two or More Races1,5155.08%
Asian5531.85%
Some Other Race1880.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.11%

Oak Park Population Pyramid 2020

Oak Park Median Age

37.7


Total

36.4


Male

39.3


Female

Oak Park Adults

There are 23,455 adults, (4,753 of whom are seniors) in Oak Park.

Oak Park Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Park Sex Ratio

Female

16,515

55.33%

Male

13,334

44.67%

Oak Park Households and Families

Oak Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oak Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
Male69.4%30.6%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female43.7%56.3%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0882.4656.2
Non Family5,2641.2247.7
Married3,8283.573.1
Female2,3363.3143.7
Male6603.4469.4

3.36

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oak Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4622.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,0655.23%
High School Graduate5,02524.67%
Some College5,93629.15%
Associates Degree1,8198.93%
Bachelors Degree4,02719.77%
Graduate Degree2,0319.97%

Oak Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black11,04510,1662,443
White7,7887,1763,093
Multiple Races826796232
Asian461461255
Hispanic27326752
Other Race7676
Native American2626

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,498$37,264$31,230
Less Than High School$17,070$$14,840
High School Grad$25,999$26,600$25,790
Some College$31,303$35,479$28,885
Bachelors Degree$42,960$49,449$40,435
Graduate Degree$55,640$63,696$52,179

$32,498

Average Earnings

$37,264

Average Male

$31,230

Average Female

Oak Park Language

Oak Park Language by Age

Oak Park Language

86.40% of Oak Park residents speak only English, while 13.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.57% of the population.

Oak Park Poverty

Oak Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5601,97918.74%
Black16,7751,97311.76%
Multiple1,51520013.20%
Hispanic6239214.77%
Asian5536111.03%
Native33515.15%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.96%

Male Poverty Rate

15.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Park is White, with 18.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Park is Asian, with 11.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.24%
High School14.09%
Bachelors or Greater13.14%
Some College9.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.19%
Male Unemployed16.13%
Female Employed9.34%
Male Employed5.75%

Oak Park Income

Oak Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,721$60,429
Families$59,128$69,588
Married Families$72,115-
Non Families$36,367$46,914

Oak Park Marital Status

Oak Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

30.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Park Married by Age and Sex

Oak Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oak Park Marital Status by Race

Oak Park Veterans

1,059

Number of Veterans

911

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam362
First Gulf War299
Second Gulf War207
Korea76
World War II67
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74341
35 to 54284
55 to 64266
75+160
18 to 348
Name Veterans % of Total
Black5764.40%
White3834.36%
2 or More10010.29%

$Oak Park Veterans by Education

2.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Park Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Park Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.50%

Born in Michigan

90.29%

Native Born

9.71%

Foreign Born

2.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.29% of Oak Park residents were born in the United States, with 70.50% having been born in Michigan. 2.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,450-89-0.30%
201929,539-89-0.30%
201829,628-164-0.55%
201729,792-89-0.30%
201629,881-37-0.12%
201529,918-137-0.46%
201430,055340.11%
201330,0211880.63%
201229,8332080.70%
201129,6252020.69%
201029,423-370-0.12%
200029,793-669-0.22%
199030,462-1,075-0.35%
198031,537-5,225-1.52%
197036,7621300.04%
196036,63231,36521.40%
19505,2670.00%