Oakland County, Michigan Population 2022

Oakland County, Michigan's estimated population is 1,260,250 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 3rd largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 1,203,110 and has seen a growth of 4.75% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18203300.00%
18304,9114,5811388.18%
184023,64618,735381.49%
185031,2707,62432.24%
186038,2616,99122.36%
187040,8672,6066.81%
188041,5376701.64%
189041,245-292-0.70%
190044,7923,5478.60%
191049,5764,78410.68%
192090,05040,47481.64%
1930211,251121,201134.59%
1940254,06842,81720.27%
1950396,001141,93355.86%
1960690,259294,25874.31%
1970907,871217,61231.53%
19801,011,790103,91911.45%
19901,083,59071,8007.10%
20101,203,110119,52011.03%
20111,212,6409,5300.79%
20121,223,60010,9600.90%
20131,235,47011,8700.97%
20141,242,8507,3800.60%
20151,244,6001,7500.14%
20161,251,0306,4300.52%
20171,256,0204,9900.40%
20181,256,6906700.05%
20191,257,5808900.07%
20201,258,4708900.07%
20211,259,3608900.07%
20221,260,2508900.07%
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Oakland County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White926,69973.82%
Black or African American166,98813.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,8630.23%
Asian96,7517.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3130.02%
Some Other Race13,2581.06%
Two or More Races48,4683.86%
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Oakland County, Michigan Population by Race

Oakland County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2022

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Oakland County, Michigan Median Age

41


Total

39.3


Male

42.7


Female

Oakland County, Michigan Adults

There are 992,333 adults, (211,390 of whom are seniors) in Oakland County, Michigan.

Oakland County, Michigan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

640,307

51.01%

Male

615,033

48.99%

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
Married87%13%
All71.2%28.8%
Male67.2%32.8%
Female57.7%42.3%
Non Family54.2%45.8%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakland County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All509,5892.4471.2
Married251,3743.1687
Male19,1363.1367.2
Female49,6073.1757.7
Non Family189,4721.2354.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Oakland County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,0631.92%
9th to 12th Grade33,2373.73%
High School Graduate163,57218.37%
Some College176,39619.81%
Associates Degree73,1028.21%
Bachelors Degree242,67927.25%
Graduate Degree184,40720.71%
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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
Asian67,66664,46953,563
White654,232622,775314,502
2+ Races22,90321,09410,903
Hispanic29,65223,72911,265
Other Race9,0177,3163,350
Black115,360106,84036,795
Native American2,0721,862489
Islander25823543

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.16%.

Oakland County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,927$67,431$41,641
Less Than 9th Grade$23,929$28,092$16,938
High School Graduate$32,191$40,448$25,995
Some College$40,106$49,562$32,244
Bachelors Degree$66,155$85,020$50,053
Graduate Degree$87,347$108,457$67,485

$52,927

Average Earnings

$67,431

Average Male

$41,641

Average Female

Oakland County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakland County, Michigan Language by Age

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Oakland County, Michigan Language

84.69% of Oakland County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 15.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

Oakland County, Michigan Language

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic53,3477,89514.80%
Islander2984214.09%
Black164,14522,96613.99%
Multiple48,0746,57213.67%
Native2,84736012.64%
White885,60455,0596.22%
Asian96,3775,2735.47%
Other2,089NaN%

7.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.84%

Male Poverty Rate

8.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland County, Michigan is Hispanic, with 14.80% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.42%
High School11.19%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Oakland County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.90%
Male Unemployed23.40%
Female Employed4.49%
Female Unemployed23.57%

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$81,587$111,468
Families$106,060$137,072
Married Families$120,736$154,174
Non Families$46,778$65,965
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Income by Household Type

Oakland County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 55-64, 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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51,595

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6,548
First Gulf War8,395
Vietnam18,861
Korea4,930
World War II2,419

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343,490
35 to 5410,240
55 to 648,128
65 to 7414,456
75+15,281

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White42,0915.66%
Black7,5385.73%
Native American1988.43%
Asian4870.65%
Other Race1621.62%
2+ Races1,1193.97%
Hispanic9392.66%

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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

86.98%

Native Born

13.02%

Foreign Born

6.15%

Non Citizen

6.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.98% of Oakland County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 70.58% having been born in Michigan. 6.15% 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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