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Population (year 2000): 29,793. Estimated population in July 2005: 31,194 (+4.7% change)
Males: 13,947 (46.8%), Females: 15,846 (53.2%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $48,697 (year 2000)
Median house value: $114,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Oak Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (46.4%)
  • Black (46.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Polish (5.7%), German (5.1%), Russian (4.9%), United States (4.0%), Irish (3.5%), English (2.9%).

New! Park, Michigan forum

Land area: 5.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Park

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Park city

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

14.9% Foreign born (9.4% Asia, 3.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -879 (-2.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak, MI (3.3 miles Royal pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (7.7 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (312.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woods, MI (1.3 miles Huntington MI (2.1 miles Berkley, Ridge, MI (2.4 miles Pleasant Oak, MI (3.3 miles Royal MI (3.5 miles Ferndale, Village, MI (3.6 miles Lathrup MI (4.6 miles Southfield, MI (5.1 miles Clawson,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,800

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 83.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 248


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.9%), Manufacturing (19.2%), Retail trade (13.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,881 (-13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,350 (10.3%)


 

Crime in Oak Park by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 0 1 1 3
    per 100,000 10.1 0.0 3.4 3.4 10.1
Rapes 11 5 8 10 16
    per 100,000 36.9 16.8 26.9 33.6 53.7
Robberies 49 28 53 42 56
    per 100,000 164.5 94.0 177.9 141.0 188.0
Assaults 82 35 60 89 102
    per 100,000 275.2 117.5 201.4 298.7 342.4
Burglaries 208 196 194 194 208
    per 100,000 698.2 657.9 651.2 651.2 698.2
Thefts 663 528 562 584 601
    per 100,000 2225.4 1772.2 1886.3 1960.2 2017.3
Auto thefts 214 144 198 245 230
    per 100,000 718.3 483.3 664.6 822.3 772.0
324.6 214.0 281.9 308.6 347.7


Average climate in Oak Park, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oak

Oak Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Oak Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Park:
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - NW DETROIT (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI)
  • SINAI-GRACE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI)
  • HENRY FORD - KINGSWOOD HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; FERNDALE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Park:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 14 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 21 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 22 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Park:
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 5 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
  • COBO HALL (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 21 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)

Amtrak stations near Oak Park:
  • 3 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 9 $32,031 $42,708 12 $8,860
Other and Unallocable 11 $36,837 $40,185 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $35,566 $35,566 14 $8,218
Police Protection - Officers 56 $332,366 $71,221 0 $0
Other Government Administration 19 $67,481 $42,619 0 $0
Financial Administration 16 $63,683 $47,762 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $17,710 $35,420 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 23 $78,433 $40,921 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $16,729 $33,458 30 $12,941
Health 2 $7,034 $42,204 0 $0
Welfare 1 $2,914 $34,968 0 $0
Streets and Highways 28 $104,408 $44,746 3 $1,913
Correction 3 $10,486 $41,944 1 $1,222
Totals for Government 192 $805,678 $50,354 60 $33,154


Colleges/Universities in Oak Park:
  • MICHIGAN JEWISH INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 124; Location: 25401 COOLIDGE HWY; Private, not-for-profit)
  • METRO TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 82; Location: 21700 GREENFIELD RD STE 114; Private, for-profit)
  • YESHIVA GEDOLAH RABBINICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 38; Location: 24600 GREENFIELD RD; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • RAM TECHNICAL INSTITUTE INC (Location: 21700 GREENFIELD STE 264; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Park:
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 4 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 9 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 10 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 10 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
Public high schools in Oak Park:
  • OAK PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,388; Location: 13701 OAK PARK BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ACADEMY OF MICHIGAN (Students: 530; Location: 20820 GREENFIELD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Oak Park:
  • SALLY ALLAN ALEXANDER BETH JAC (Students: 371; Location: 14390 W.TEN MILE RD; Grades: 1 - 12; Girls only)
  • YESHIVA GEDOLAH ATERES MORDECH (Students: 87; Location: 24600 GREENFIELD RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Oak Park:
  • ROOSEVELT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 991; Location: 23261 SCOTIA ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EINSTEIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 627; Location: 14001 NORTHEND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORUP SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 14450 MANHATTAN STREET; Grades: 03 - 08)
  • KEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 449; Location: 23400 JEROME STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 24220 ROSEWOOD STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PEPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 24301 CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NSOROMA INSTITUTE (Students: 267; Location: 22180 PARKLAWN STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LESSENGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 12901 ALBANY STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CHANDLER PARK ACADEMY-OAK PARK (Students: 183; Location: 13400 OAK PARK BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • AVERY EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 117; Location: 14700 W. LINCOLN STREET; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle school in Oak Park:
  • DE ROR MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 180; Location: 24061 COOLIDGE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Oak Park:
  • OAK PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $816,663; Location: 14200 OAK PARK BOULEVARD; 85,787 books; 3,010 audio materials; 3,337 video materials; 210 serial subscriptions)
 

Oak Park compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Park:
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Park:
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Park:
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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