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Oakland Charter Township
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Oakland Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 19,115. Oakland Charter Township is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Oakland Charter Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Oakland Charter Township there are a lot of parks. Residents of Oakland Charter Township tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oakland Charter Township are highly rated.

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About Oakland Charter Township...
Population
19,115

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$416,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,208
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    4%
  • Own
    96%
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Oakland Charter Township 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
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    10.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    71.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    117.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    5.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Oakland Charter Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$146,228
National
$62,843

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