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Brandon is a charter township in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The latitude of Brandon is 42.835N. The longitude is -83.386W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,037 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,765.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brandon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48462 ZIP code.
22% of Brandon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brandon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brandon was $25,011, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Brandon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Brandon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $587. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,320.
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brandon political report.
The average commute time for Brandon workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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