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Lake Orion is a village in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The latitude of Lake Orion is 42.784N. The longitude is -83.239W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 984 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,730.


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Median household income
Local
$51,311
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake Orion demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Canandaigua
· Canandaigua City
· Orion
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Bald Mountain Recreation Area

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18% of Lake Orion residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Orion ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Orion was $28,671, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Lake Orion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lake Orion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $558.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,211.


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Libraries in Lake Orion include Orion Township Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lake Orion include Lake Orion Review

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Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Orion political report.

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The average commute time for Lake Orion workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lake Orion include Best Western Palace Inn.

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