Royal Oak, Michigan Population 2022

58,407
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Royal Oak is a city located in Oakland County Michigan. Royal Oak has a 2020 population of 58,407. Royal Oak is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,211 in 2010.

The average household income in Royal Oak is $102,499 with a poverty rate of 6.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,129 per month, and the median house value is $236,600. The median age in Royal Oak is 35.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Royal Oak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Royal Oakwas:

  • White: 88.11%
  • Black or African American: 4.72%
  • Asian: 3.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Royal Oak, Michigan is 58,407 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 58,211.

Royal Oak, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,21388.11%
Black or African American2,7994.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.08%
Asian2,1113.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.04%
Some Other Race3370.57%
Two or More Races1,7282.92%
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Royal Oak Population by Race

Royal Oak Population Pyramid 2022

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Royal Oak Median Age

35.3


Total

34.7


Male

36


Female

Royal Oak Adults

There are 50,048 adults, (8,265 of whom are seniors) in Royal Oak.

Royal Oak Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Royal Oak Sex Ratio

Female

29,347

49.53%

Male

29,909

50.47%

Royal Oak Population by Age

Royal Oak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Royal Oak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
Male69.8%30.2%
All65.2%34.8%
Female59.5%40.5%
Non Family50.7%49.3%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Royal Oak Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,9332.0465.2
Married10,5822.8987.2
Male9432.5169.8
Female1,5633.2559.5
Non Family15,8451.3250.7

2.87

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Royal Oak Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4861.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,0822.40%
High School Graduate6,40614.23%
Some College7,28116.17%
Associates Degree2,9866.63%
Bachelors Degree16,50836.67%
Graduate Degree10,26622.81%
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Royal Oak Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Royal Oak Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race318307279
Asian1,4001,3661,158
2+ Races793739519
White39,37338,12023,461
Hispanic1,7131,560978
Black1,7561,649593
Native American46466

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 other race people with a rate of 87.74%.

Royal Oak Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,202$72,819$48,670
Less Than 9th Grade$16,638$20,984$12,273
High School Graduate$32,679$36,415$28,730
Some College$42,352$45,825$34,344
Bachelors Degree$67,183$82,210$52,778
Graduate Degree$85,207$101,117$69,030

$59,202

Average Earnings

$72,819

Average Male

$48,670

Average Female

Royal Oak Earnings by Educational Attainment

Royal Oak Language by Age

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Royal Oak Language

92.60% of Royal Oak residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Royal Oak Language

Royal Oak Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2,11138818.38%
Black2,72749218.04%
Multiple1,7281659.55%
White50,1192,6435.27%
Other90NaN%
Hispanic2,6661746.53%

6.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

6.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Royal Oak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Royal Oak is Asian, with 18.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Royal Oak is Hispanic, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.16%.

Royal Oak Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.29%
High School8.04%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Royal Oak Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.63%
Male Unemployed46.72%
Female Employed3.73%
Female Unemployed22.03%

Royal Oak Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Royal Oak Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,194$103,620
Families$114,414$133,063
Married Families$126,096-
Non Families$65,124$78,309
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Income by Household Type

Royal Oak Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Royal Oak Married by Age and Sex

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Royal Oak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Royal Oak Marital Status by Race

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Royal Oak Marital Status

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2,094

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War307
First Gulf War279
Vietnam795
Korea218
World War II133

Royal Oak Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34221
35 to 54292
55 to 64284
65 to 74529
75+768

Royal Oak Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8994.26%
Black713.52%
Native American3473.91%
Asian482.51%
2+ Races423.75%
Hispanic341.56%

Royal Oak Veterans by Race

Royal Oak Veterans by Education

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7.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Royal Oak Veterans by Education

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74.8%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Royal Oak Employment by Age

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Royal Oak Employment by Race

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Royal Oak Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.65%

Born in Royal Oak

92.68%

Native Born

7.32%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

3.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.68% of Royal Oak residents were born in the United States, with 75.65% having been born in Michigan. 3.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Royal Oak Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003000.00%
19206,0075,70716.17%
193022,90416,89714.32%
194025,0872,1830.91%
195046,89821,8116.46%
196080,61233,7145.57%
197086,2385,6260.68%
198070,893-15,345-1.94%
199065,410-5,483-0.80%
200060,062-5,348-0.85%
201057,236-2,826-0.48%
201157,334980.17%
201257,432980.17%
201357,530980.17%
201457,628980.17%
201557,726980.17%
201657,824980.17%
201757,922980.17%
201858,020980.17%
201958,118980.17%
202058,211930.16%
202158,309980.17%
202258,407980.17%

Royal Oak Population by Year