Oakland County is part of the Detroit Metropolitan area, and as of the 2010 census had a population of about 1.2 million. Oakland County is ranked in the top 10 highest income counties in the country with populations over 1 million. Oakland County is comprised of 62 cities, towns, and townships.
There are many fortune 500 companies that make their home in Oakland County, Michigan. Movies are regularly shot in the Metro Detroit area which can also boast music production, and several video game companies.
Oakland County is very diverse and evenly distributed in in age. According to the 2010 census each age group was represented in nearly the same proportions, making it a wonderful place to raise a family.
According to the 2010 census Oakland County fell below the national average on all categories of crime. On the chart 100 represents the national average, 200 represents double the national average, and 50 is half the national average. Oakland County also falls below the national average cost of living (about 10% less than average). Considering that crime is below all national averages, and cost of living is below average, you may want to consider Oakland County as your new home if it isn't already!
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