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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Professional sports
-Cost of living

Cons

-Economy
-Violent crime
-Urban decay


What Bert Has To Say About Detroit-Warren-Livonia Metro Area


Detroit’s seemingly endless grid-patterned suburbs spread mainly west of town, and the northern half of this suburban cluster has been split off of the formerly singular Detroit metro area. That northern half consists of the relatively new and prosperous suburbs spreading north into Oakland County, including not only the named places of Warren, Troy and Farmington Hills but also such familiar names as Southfield, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills and Bloomfield. These suburbs, located on once-agricultural land, are plain, business friendly and mostly family friendly.


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Quick Facts About Royal Oak


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Royal Oak is 4.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Royal Oak jobs have Increased by 1.05 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Royal Oak's cost of living is 1.30% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Royal Oak's population is 57,761 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.78 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Royal Oak is $170,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 15.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Royal Oak public schools spend $12,844 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Royal Oak.

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Great City
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a nice mix
we live on a great street - new and old families, folks that have been here a while. everyone looks out for everyone else. close to main street - lots of restaurants,... (read more)
re: City of Royal Oak, MI - quality of life - 9/7/
as for your responSe to my comment about the city, I pay taxes and have children in the district. How long have you lived here before you copied the citySearch... (read more)
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