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Oakland is a township in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.

The latitude of Oakland is 42.754N. The longitude is -83.162W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 938 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,071.


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Median household income
Local
$102,034
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oakland demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Goodison Good Tyme - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oakland web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cranberry Lake Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oakland 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 48363 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Oakland residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakland ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakland was $42,616, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

48% of Oakland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oakland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $741.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,881.


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

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The average commute time for Oakland workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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