Oakland County, Michigan Population 2021

Oakland County, Michigan's estimated population is 1,259,360 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oakland County, Michigan is the null largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 1,203,110 and has seen a growth of 4.68% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,259,3608900.07%
20201,258,4708900.07%
20191,257,5808900.07%
20181,256,6906700.05%
20171,256,0204,9900.40%
20161,251,0306,4300.52%
20151,244,6001,7500.14%
20141,242,8507,3800.60%
20131,235,47011,8700.97%
20121,223,60010,9600.90%
20111,212,6409,5300.79%
20101,203,110119,52011.03%
19901,083,59071,8007.10%
19801,011,790103,91911.45%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.07%
County Website
Founded
January 12, 1819 (created) 1820 (organized)[1
County Seat
2010 Population
1,203,110
Growth Since 2010
4.68%
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Oakland County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White940,36575.04%
Black or African American170,48813.60%
Asian93,5517.47%
Two or More Races35,3372.82%
Some Other Race9,7240.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,4130.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3070.02%
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Oakland County, Michigan Population By Race

Oakland County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2021

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Oakland County, Michigan Median Age

40.9


Total

39.2


Male

42.6


Female

Oakland County, Michigan Adults

There are 987,162 adults, (205,052 of whom are seniors) in Oakland County, Michigan.

Oakland County, Michigan Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Mujer

640,291

51.09%

Masculino

612,894

48.91%

Oakland County, Michigan Population by Age

Oakland County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oakland County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All71%29%
Masculino67.1%32.9%
Mujer56.3%43.7%
Non Family53.8%46.2%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakland County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All504,5852.4671
Married254,9713.1586.4
Non Family181,0271.2353.8
Mujer49,6033.1356.3
Masculino18,9843.1667.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Oakland County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,0241.93%
9th to 12th Grade34,7213.93%
High School Graduate164,49918.60%
Some College179,98020.35%
Associates Degree70,2947.95%
Bachelors Degree237,19726.82%
Graduate Degree180,54920.42%
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Oakland County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakland County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White657,896624,300310,915
Black116,507107,89037,551
Asian65,48562,55451,963
Hispanic28,28622,76310,288
2+ Races14,74013,6806,559
Other Race5,8764,7502,204
Native American2,2952,096602
Islander25322941

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.35%.

Oakland County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$52,226$66,487$40,241
Less Than 9th Grade$23,169$27,858$16,490
High School Graduate$30,893$37,854$25,121
Some College$38,594$48,863$31,130
Bachelors Degree$65,792$84,485$49,153
Graduate Degree$86,747$106,755$68,150

$52,226

Average Earnings

$66,487

Average Male

$40,241

Average Female

Oakland County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakland County, Michigan Language by Age

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Oakland County, Michigan Language

84.66% of Oakland County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 15.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.41% of the population.

Oakland County, Michigan Language

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White895,26458,2996.51%
Black167,65224,96714.89%
Hispanic51,1998,05415.73%
Multiple35,0145,37915.36%
Asian93,2895,2575.64%
Other9,6891,83718.96%
Native3,38634110.07%
Islander2937726.28%

8.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.29%

Male Poverty Rate

9.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland County, Michigan is Islander, with 26.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland County, Michigan is Asian, with 5.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.77%.

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.44%
High School11.39%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.12%
Male Unemployed25.10%
Female Employed5.08%
Male Employed3.01%

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakland County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,698$108,755
Families$102,947$132,990
Married Families$117,624$150,151
Non Families$45,596$63,266
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Income by Household Type

Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Oakland County, Michigan 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 35-44.

Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status

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54,362

Number of Veterans

50,820

Male Veterans

3,542

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19,702
First Gulf War8,309
Second Gulf War6,378
Korea5,494
World War II3,004

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+15,885
65 to 7415,712
35 to 5411,211
55 to 648,265
18 to 343,289

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44,6485.94%
Black8,0306.00%
Hispanic9692.88%
2+ Races7083.81%
Asian5560.76%
Other Race2293.41%
Native American1917.43%

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Oakland County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Oakland County, Michigan 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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70.58%

Born in Oakland County, Michigan

87.04%

Native Born

12.96%

Foreign Born

6.22%

Non Citizen

6.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.04% of Oakland County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 70.58% having been born in Michigan. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oakland County, Michigan Place of Birth

  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

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