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Population (year 2000): 60,062. Estimated population in July 2005: 58,299 (-2.9% change)
Males: 29,302 (48.8%), Females: 30,760 (51.2%)

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Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $52,252 (year 2000)
Median house value: $150,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Royal Oak:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.9%), Irish (17.1%), English (14.6%), Polish (11.6%), Italian (7.6%), French (5.1%).

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Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Royal Oak

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Royal Oak city

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

6.3% Foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 1.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,320 (-6.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (8.8 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (314.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woods, MI (1.9 miles Huntington MI (2.1 miles Clawson, Ridge, MI (2.4 miles Pleasant MI (2.4 miles Berkley, Heights, MI Madison (3.2 miles Park, MI (3.3 miles Oak MI (3.3 miles Ferndale, Park, MI (4.8 miles Hazel


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 35 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2003: 52 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2004: 136 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2005: 100 buildings, average cost: $179,500

Latitude: 42.50 N, Longitude: 83.15 W

Area code: 248


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Manufacturing (17.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.1%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,332 (-5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,275 (18.0%)


 

Crime in Royal Oak by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7
Rapes 20 13 23 10 9 11
    per 100,000 33.3 21.6 38.3 16.6 15.0 18.3
Robberies 51 32 49 35 42 42
    per 100,000 84.9 53.3 81.6 58.3 69.9 69.9
Assaults 74 92 57 60 52 52
    per 100,000 123.2 153.2 94.9 99.9 86.6 86.6
Burglaries 246 255 270 289 275 246
    per 100,000 409.6 424.6 449.5 481.2 457.9 409.6
Thefts 1,489 1,279 1,116 971 1,078 997
    per 100,000 2479.1 2129.5 1858.1 1616.7 1794.8 1660.0
Auto thefts 194 186 166 143 155 136
    per 100,000 323.0 309.7 276.4 238.1 258.1 226.4
217.1 196.6 186.7 161.5 168.8 160.5


Average climate in Royal Oak, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Royal Oak-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Royal Oak city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 tornado 12.7 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.


Birthplace of: Brady Smith - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Jun 5, 1973), Nick Luchey - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Mar 30, 1977), Michael Harris - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 11/23/77).


Hospital/medical center in Royal Oak:
  • WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL (3601 W 13 MILE ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Royal Oak:
  • MADISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MADISON HEIGHTS, MI)
  • ST JOHN HEALTH SYSTEM OAKLAND GENERAL (about 4 miles; MADISON HEIGHTS, MI)
  • HENRY FORD - KINGSWOOD HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; FERNDALE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Royal Oak:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 13 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 21 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 26 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Royal Oak:
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 3 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
  • COBO HALL (about 16 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 18 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)

Amtrak station:
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.

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
Other Government Administration 12 $52,859 $52,859 7 $354
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $50,236 $50,236 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $59,935 $35,961 7 $7,517
Sewerage 10 $40,620 $48,744 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,720 $44,640 0 $0
Correction 3 $12,992 $51,968 13 $13,317
Welfare 2 $7,397 $44,382 21 $16,806
Health 0 $0   2 $1,196
Financial Administration 23 $94,500 $49,304 4 $3,385
Police Protection - Officers 97 $484,193 $59,900 0 $0
Streets and Highways 28 $126,039 $54,016 0 $0
Firefighters 67 $304,272 $54,496 1 $974
Judicial and Legal 23 $97,157 $50,690 12 $34,018
Police - Other 20 $62,902 $37,741 22 $17,048
Other and Unallocable 36 $158,894 $52,964 13 $14,108
Local Libraries 15 $54,936 $43,948 20 $12,936
Water Supply 16 $75,252 $56,439 0 $0
Totals for Government 385 $1,685,904 $52,547 122 $121,659


Colleges/Universities in Royal Oak:
  • DAVID PRESSLEY SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 122; Location: 1127 S WASHINGTON ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL (FT enrollment: 76; Location: 3601 W 13 MILE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.beaumont.edu)
  • INFINITY INSTITUTE OF HYPNOTHERAPY (Location: 4110 EDGELAND STE 800; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royal Oak:
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 6 miles; DETROIT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 6 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 7 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 8 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; WARREN, MI; FT enrollment: 11,057)
Public high schools in Royal Oak:
  • CLARENCE M. KIMBALL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,267; Location: 1500 LEXINGTON BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GEORGE A. DONDERO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 870; Location: 709 N. WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Royal Oak:
  • SHRINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 3500 WEST 13 MILE ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Royal Oak:
  • HELEN KELLER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 739; Location: 1505 N. CAMPBELL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JANE ADDAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 700; Location: 2222 W. WEBSTER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAK RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 444; Location: 506 E. 13 MILE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 926 W. 12 MILE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ALFRED E. UPTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 4400 MANDALAY AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WHITTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 815 E. FARNUM AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OAKLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 2415 E. BROCKTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • STARR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 3412 DEVON ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MARK TWAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 4600 N. CAMPBELL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 303 MAXWELL AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Royal Oak:
  • ST DENNIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 1415 NORTH STEPHENSON; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 628 SOUTH LAFAYETTE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 508 WILLIAMS STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LUCKETT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 115 S CAMPBELL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Royal Oak:
  • ROYAL OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,359,406; Location: 222 EAST ELEVEN MILE ROAD; 102,900 books; 4,649 audio materials; 3,156 video materials; 314 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Royal Oak: Royal Oak Golf Course (A), Red Run Golf Club (B).

Cemeteries: Oakview Cemetery (1), Royal Oak Cemetery (2).

Parks in Royal Oak include: Whittier Park (1), Dondero Park (2), Realtor Park (3), Red Run Park (4), Amherst Park (5), Clawson Park (6), Gunn-Dyer Park (7), Marks Park (8), Fries Park (9).


Royal Oak compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Royal Oak:
  • 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.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • 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.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royal Oak:
  • 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.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • 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)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 Royal Oak:
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, 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.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

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