Oakland County , Michigan

Oakland County: County in Michigan, United States

Oakland County locator map
Location of Oakland County on Michigan map.

About

Oakland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,202,362 and a population density of 475 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 1,257,584 inhabitants. Its county seat is Pontiac. The county was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Geography

Oakland County is located at 42°39'37"N 83°23'9"W (42.6604100, -83.3858000). It has 6 neighbors: Genesee County, Lapeer County, Livingston County, Macomb, Washtenaw County and Wayne County.

Detroit Zoo seal in Rackham Fountain '5679' image
Detroit Zoo seal in Rackham Fountain '5679'

The largest city of Oakland County is Troy with a population of 83,280. Other cities include, Farmington Hills population 80,612, Rochester Hills population 74,516, Pontiac population 59,438 and Royal Oak population 59,277. See all Oakland County cities & populated places.

Weather

Oakland County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 83. more

Detroit Zoo seal in Rackham Fountain '5679' image

Oakland County map

Oakland County Quick Facts

Population : 1,257,584 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
Twitter username : oakgov
Area : 2532 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.4%
Land as percent of area : 95.6%
Altitude : 971 feet / 296 meters
Capital : Pontiac
Establishment : March 03, 1820
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 22:16:44 (4th August 2021)
Density : 497 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.39% (2010-2019)
Weather : 83℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Oakland County has 6 neighbours.

  • Pontiac

Demographics

The population of Oakland County increased by 4.39% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,202,362 - census
2011 1,212,643 0.85% estimation process
2012 1,223,598 0.9% estimation process
2013 1,235,468 0.96% estimation process
2014 1,242,853 0.59% estimation process
2015 1,244,602 0.14% estimation process
2016 1,251,027 0.51% estimation process
2017 1,256,016 0.4% estimation process
2018 1,256,694 0.05% estimation process
2019 1,257,584 0.07% estimation process

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People born in Oakland County (13)

People born in Oakland County, including politician William Wallace Phelps, musician Becky Baeling, politician Fran Amos, you can see a list of people who born in Oakland County.

Oakland County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Oakland County.

City Name Population Title
Troy 83,280 County seat of Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Farmington Hills 80,612 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Waterford 75,737 Charter township in Oakland county, Michigan
Rochester Hills 74,516 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Pontiac 59,438 City in Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Royal Oak 59,277 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Madison Heights 29,886 City in Oakland County, Michigan, USA
Oak Park 29,752 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Auburn Hills 24,748 City in Oakland County, Michigan
Birmingham 21,389 City in Michigan
Ferndale 20,033 Town in Humboldt County, California, United States
Hazel Park 16,347 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Berkley 15,366 Suburb of Detroit in Oakland County, Michigan
Southfield 14,759 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Wixom 14,049 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States of America
Rochester 13,296 City in Oakland County, Michigan, United States

Michigan Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Michigan 9,986,857 State of the United States of America
Wayne County 1,749,343 County in Michigan, United States
Macomb County 873,972 County in Michigan, United States
Detroit 670,031 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Kent County 656,955 County in Michigan, United States
Genesee County 405,813 County in Michigan, United States
Washtenaw County 367,601 County in Michigan, United States
Ingham County 292,406 County in Michigan, United States
Ottawa County 291,830 County in Michigan, United States
Kalamazoo County 265,066 County in Michigan, United States
Grand Rapids 201,013 City in and county seat of Kent County, Michigan, United States
Livingston County 191,995 County in Michigan, United States
Saginaw County 190,539 County in Michigan, United States
Muskegon County 173,566 County in Michigan, United States
Saint Clair County 159,128 County in Alabama, United States
Jackson County 158,510 County in Michigan, United States

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