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Oakland County, Michigan

\nOakland County is a county located in the U.S. State of Michigan. As of 2000, the population is 1,194,156. Its county seat is Pontiac6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,352 km² (908 mi²). 2,260 km² (873 mi²) of it is land and 92 km² (35 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.91% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 1,194,156 people, 471,115 households, and 315,175 families residing in the county. The population density is 528/km² (1,369/mi²). There are 492,006 housing units at an average density of 218/km² (564/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 82.75% White, 10.11% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 4.14% Asian American, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 2.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 471,115 households out of which 32.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.20% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.10% are non-families. 27.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.09. In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 32.40% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.70 males. The median income for a household in the county is $61,907, and the median income for a family is $75,540. Males have a median income of $55,833 versus $35,890 for females. The per capita income for the county is $32,534. 5.50% of the population and 3.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 6.50% are under the age of 18 and 6.50% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Addison Township\n*Auburn Hills\n*Berkley\n*Beverly Hills\n*Bingham Farms\n*Birmingham\n*Bloomfield Hills\n*Bloomfield Township\n*Brandon Township\n*Clawson\n*Commerce Township\n*Farmington Hills\n*Farmington\n*Ferndale\n*Franklin\n*Groveland Township\n*Hazel Park\n*Highland Township\n*Holly Township\n*Holly\n*Huntington Woods\n*Independence Township\n*Keego Harbor\n*Lake Angelus\n*Lake Orion\n*Lathrup Village\n*Leonard\n*Lyon Township\n*Madison Heights\n*Milford Township\n*Milford\n*Northville\n*Novi Township\n*Novi\n*Oak Park\n*Oakland Charter Township\n*Orchard Lake Village\n*Orion Township\n*Ortonville\n*Oxford Charter Township\n*Oxford\n*Pleasant Ridge\n*Pontiac\n*Rochester Hills\n*Rochester\n*Rose Township\n*Royal Oak Charter Township\n*Royal Oak\n*South Lyon\n*Southfield Township\n*Southfield\n*Springfield Township\n*Sylvan Lake\n*Troy\n*Village of Clarkston\n*Walled Lake\n*Waterford Township\n*Waterford\n*West Bloomfield Township\n*White Lake Township\n*Wixom\n*Wolverine Lake