Pontiac is a city located in Oakland County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Oakland County. With a 2020 population of 58,832, it is the 20th largest city in Michigan and the 658th largest city in the United States . Pontiac is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,515 in 2010. Pontiac reached it's highest population of 85,279 in 1970. Spanning over 20 miles, Pontiac has a population density of 2,959 people per square mile.
The average household income in Pontiac is $46,015 with a poverty rate of 30.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $815 per month, and the median house value is $67,100. The median age in Pontiac is 31.9 years, 30.6 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.