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Royal Oak is a charter township in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Royal Oak. For links to other places called Royal Oak, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Royal Oak is 42.453N. The longitude is -83.17W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,446.


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Median household income
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$23,710
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Royal Oak demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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1% of Royal Oak residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Royal Oak ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Royal Oak was $15,027, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Royal Oak residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Royal Oak, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $532.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.


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

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The average commute time for Royal Oak workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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