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Overview
Population:1,207,097
Pop. Change:1%
State: Michigan
Metro Area:Detroit-Warren-Livonia
County:Oakland County
City:Troy, Farmington Hills, ... 58 total
Zip Code:48307, 48073, ... 68 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Oakland's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Detroit-Warren-Livonia Metro Area

Profile: Suburban complex  Location: Southeast Michigan in north half of the suburban Detroit area Elevation: 664 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Oakland County

As of 2014, Oakland County's population is 1,207,097 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.11 percent.

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The median home cost in Oakland County is $170,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Oakland County's cost of living is 1.20% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Oakland County public schools spend $12,844 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 24.7 students per teacher in Oakland County.

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The unemployment rate in Oakland County is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oakland County jobs have Increased by 1.05 percent.


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Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Oakland County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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