Information About Royal Oak

The total estimated population is 59,928. Density is average at 5,083 persons per square mile.

Races of Residents

Population by Race: White: 56,812; Asian: 939; Black: 927; Two or More Races: 834; American Indian: 157; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 32; Other Race: 227; Hispanic Population: Hispanic or Latino: 780 (1%); Not Hispanic or Latino: 59,148 (99%)

There are 3,791 foreign born residents, of which 49.7% are naturalized citizens.

Most Common Birthplaces

Foreign Born: Canada: 785; United Kingdom: 400; India: 245; Iraq: 231; Germany: 170; Romania: 106; Poland: 88; U.S. Born: This State: 45,092; Midwest: 4,571; South: 2,648; Northeast: 2,561; West: 1,002;

Most Common Foreign Birthplaces in Royal Oak Most Common US Birthplaces in Royal Oak

The sex distribution is 49% male and 51% female. The median age is 37 years.

Age Distribution

There are 4,690 married couples with children and 1,197 single-parent households (253 men, 944 women).

The median household income is $52,253 in 1999 dollars.

Median Household Income Comparisons

U.S.: $41,994; Michigan: $44,667; Royal Oak: $52,253;

4% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Poverty Level Comparisons

U.S.: 12%; Michigan: 11%; Royal Oak: 4%;

Household Income Distribution

In thousands of dollars.

Work Type and Occupations

Work Type: Private wage and salary: 27,530; Government: 2,699; Self-employed: 1,859; Unpaid family work: 37; Occupation: Management, professional, and related: 16,993; Professional and related: 10,726; Sales and office: 9,266; Management, business, and financial operations: 6,267; Office and administrative support: 5,065; Management occupations, except farmers and farm managers: 3,828;

Work Types in Royal Oak Common Occupations in Royal Oak

The average commute time is 24 minutes to and from work.

Transportation to Work

Car or truck (drove alone): 30,855; Car or truck (carpooled): 1,821; Worked at home: 986; Walked: 644; Public transportation: 354; Bicycle: 112; Motorcycle: 6;

Transportation to work methods in Royal Oak

Educational Attainment

Percent of population in Royal Oak.

There are 29,858 housing units, of which 21,347 are single family homes.

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing

All Housing Units: Owner: 20,187; Renter: 8,619; Vacant: 1,052; Owner-Occupied: Mortgaged: 14,525; Not Mortgaged: 5,662;

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing in Royal Oak

The median single family home value is $150,250.

Median Monthly Cost for Mortgaged Homes

U.S.: $1,088; Michigan: $972; Royal Oak: $1,097;

Median Rent for Rental Units

U.S.: $519; Michigan: $468; Royal Oak: $599;

The average household size is 2 and the median number of rooms in housing units is 5.

Housing Units By Year Built

1939 or earlier: 5,175; 1940 to 1949: 5,840; 1950 to 1959: 10,414; 1960 to 1969: 4,339; 1970 to 1979: 2,519; 1980 to 1989: 700; 1990 to 1994: 318; 1995 to 1998: 373; 1999 to March 2000: 180;

0.2% of homes lack plumbing and 0.9% lack telephone service.

Commonly Used Home Heating Fuel

Utility Gas: 25,500; Electricity: 2,344; Other: 391; Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.: 221;

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