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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Lake Orion is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 3,141. Lake Orion is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Lake Orion offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lake Orion and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lake Orion are highly rated.

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About Lake Orion...
Population
3,141

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$269,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$733
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Lake Orion Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    125.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    63
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    157.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    661
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    31.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Lake Orion

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,099
National
$62,843

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