Living in Oakland County,MI

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Oakland County is located in the state of Michigan. Pontiac is the county seat. The population of Oakland County is 1,231,640. This population makes Oakland County one of the most populous counties in Michigan. Oakland County is part of the Detroit – Warren – Dearborn, Michigan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The percentage of the population 65 years and older is 14.6%. The percentage of the population under the age of 18 is 22.5%. The percentage of the population with a high school diploma or higher is 92.7%. There are 67,718 Veterans living in Oakland County.

The median household income in Oakland County is $65,594. The median home value is $170,500. There are 486,332 households in Oakland County. The percentage of people who own a home is 71.5%. The average travel time to work is 26 minutes.

Oakland County has 867.66 square miles of total land area. The county has 40 square miles of total water area. Adjacent counties are Lapeer County, Wayne County, Genesee County, Macomb County, Livingston County, and Washtenaw County.

The county is served by 28 school districts. Oakland County is home to several colleges and universities. Higher education opportunities include Baker College, Oakland University, Rochester College, and Oakland Community College.

The average high temperature is in the month of July at 82.4 degrees. The average low temperature is in the month of January at 15.3 degrees. Oakland County gets an average of 30.69 inches of precipitation per year. The month of the year with the most rain is September with an average of 3.6 inches. The average snowfall is 36.02 inches annually.

Oakland County is a wonderful choice for buying a home. The schools are excellent, the weather is moderate, and the standard of living is appealing.


If you’re interested in learning more about real estate in Oakland County, contact Ronayne Associates at 248-790-4647. 

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