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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 Oakland

    The unemployment rate in Oakland County is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oakland County jobs have Increased by 1.79 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Oakland County's cost of living is 2.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Oakland County's population is 1,242,300 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.84 percent.
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Oakland County is $205,900. Home appreciation the last year has been -17.57 percent.
    Oakland County public schools spend $12,819 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.5 students per teacher in Oakland County.

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