Oakland County

Oakland County

Community Information Oakland County Michigan

The community of Oakland County Michigan forms part of the Detroit Metropolitan area and is comprised of a selection of 62 cities which includes both villages and townships. Prominent cities such as Birmingham and Auburn Hills are both situated in Oakland county. This county is a mix of blue and white collar professions, and hosts many Fortune 500 companies. The population numbers have been steadily increasing over recent years, and population figures indicating over 1.22 million people called Oakland County home in 2012. For many this county may be familiar to them as it is the home of Oakland University and has the ability to attract the younger generation with its wide selection of restaurants and night clubs.

When looking at household income levels, Oakland County is one of the top ten income counties in the country. Income levels for families have been rising, with 2009 estimates suggesting that the median income for a family was $79,589 per annum. The median household income at the same time was estimated to be at $62,308 each year.

Oakland County Michigan Information


Records are showing that 2013 has been the most active real estate year for the county since 2008. If you want to sell your home in Oakland Michigan then you can expect the current average listing price for a home here to be around $494,700.


There are 4 assessable airports in and adjacent to this county that consist of two major airports, a general aviation and a small charter passenger type. The county has easy access to the major Michigan highways, and street navigation by vehicle is done through “mile roads” which are generally in good condition. The county does not encourage bike riding on most non residential roads.


There are plenty of shopping malls located throughout as well as many specialty shops.


This county has a good reputation for their education system and is governed by the school districts of Lake Orion County School District and Rochester County School District


There are 12 Hospitals throughout the Oakland County for residents to choose from, and all are within driving distance.


There is a wide range of choices for any age groups when it comes to theatre such as movie, music and even the performing arts.


The county has its own law enforcement with an elected Sheriff and houses its own jail. It governs its own courts and has facilities for the keeping of vita records. It enforces public health regulations and works in conjunction with the state provisions of welfare and social services. The finances of the country are overseen by a board of commissioners.


There are plenty of things to do in Oakland Country both by way of planned events, as well as plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and do some exploring.


There are plenty of parks to enjoy by both residents and visitors alike.

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List of Cities in Oakland County, Michigan:

Auburn Hills


Bloomfield Hills




Farmington Hills


Keego Harbor

Hazel Park

Huntington Woods

Lake Angelus

Madison Heights


Oak Park

Orchard Lake Village

Pleasant Ridge



Rochester Hills

Royal Oak


South Lyon

Sylvan Lake


Walled Lake


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