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Orion Charter Township
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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

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Orion Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 39,361. Orion Charter Township is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Orion Charter Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Orion Charter Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Orion Charter Township and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Orion Charter Township are highly rated.

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About Orion Charter Township...
Population
39,361

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$274,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,071
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    45.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    2.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    2.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    56.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    269.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    37.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Orion Charter Township

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,063
National
$64,994

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