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City of Oak Park

13600 Oak Park Blvd
Oak Park, MI 48237-2090
Census 2010 Population: 29,319
Area: 5.0 square miles
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Link to American Community Survey (ACS) Profiles: Social|Demographic

Interactive Census 2010 Maps: Population | Youth Population | Senior Population

Population and Households
 


Population Forecast
Note for Oak Park: Incorporated in 1945 from Village of Oak Park. Village incorporated in 1926 from part of Royal Oak Township. Population numbers not available prior to 1926 as area was part of Royal Oak Township.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau and
SEMCOG 2040 Forecast produced in 2012.
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Population and Households Census
2010
Change
2000-2010
Pct Change
2000-2010
SEMCOG
Jul 2013
SEMCOG
2040
Total Population 29,319 -474 -1.6% 29,087 26,981
    Group Quarters Population 58 35 152.2% 58 55
    Household Population 29,261 -509 -1.7% 29,029 26,926
Housing Units 12,782 1,412 12.4% 12,778 -
Households (Occupied Units) 11,719 615 5.5 11,898 11,623
Residential Vacancy Rate 8.3% 6.0% - 6.9% -
Average Household Size 2.50 -0.18 - 2.44 2.32

           Annual Average
Components of Population Change 2000-2005 2006-2010
Natural Increase (Births - Deaths) 159 134
    Births 413 466
    Deaths 254 332
Net Migration (Movement In - Movement Out) 126 -609
Population Change (Natural Increase + Net Migration) 285 -475

Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
Vital Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, and SEMCOG.
Demographics

Household Types
Census 2010

Household Types Census
2000
Census
2010
Pct Change
2000-2010
   
With seniors 65+ 2,807 3,038 8.2%
Without seniors 8,297 8,681 4.6%
Two or more persons
  without children
3,844 4,195 9.1%
Live alone, 65+ 1,158 1,284 10.9%
Live alone, under 65 1,794 2,343 30.6%
With children 4,308 3,897 -9.5%
Total Households 11,104 11,719 5.5%
 
Population Change by Age, 2000-2010   Age
  Group
Census
2000
Census
2010
Change
2000-2010
  85+ 401 625 224
  80-84 556 624 68
  75-79 914 646 -268
  70-74 947 744 -203
  65-69 808 1,137 329
  60-64 932 1,766 834
  55-59 1,379 1,998 619
  50-54 1,971 2,160 189
  45-49 2,214 1,957 -257
  40-44 2,345 1,968 -377
  35-39 2,241 1,976 -265
  30-34 2,231 1,807 -424
  25-29 2,070 1,776 -294
  20-24 1,661 1,882 221
  15-19 2,127 2,370 243
  10-14 2,529 2,140 -389
  5-9 2,445 1,885 -560
  Under 5 2,022 1,858 -164
   Total 29,793 29,319 -474
  Median Age 34.6 37.5 2.9


 Forecasted Population by Age,
2010-2040
  Age
  Group
Census
2010
SEMCOG
2040
Change
2010-2040
  75+ 1,895 4,270 2,375
  65-74 1,881 2,933 1,052
  60-64 1,766 1,329 -437
  35-59 10,059 7,318 -2,741
  25-34 3,583 3,021 -562
  18-24 2,843 2,484 -359
  5-17 5,434 3,986 -1,448
  Under 5 1,858 1,640 -218
     29,319 26,981 -2,338


Senior and
Youth Population
Census
2000
Census
2010
Pct Change
2000-2010
SEMCOG
2040
Pct Change
2010-2040
65 and over 3,626 3,776 4.1% 7,203 90.8%
Under 18 8,391 7,292 -13.1% 5,626 -22.8%
    5 to 17 6,369 5,434 -14.7% 3,986 -26.6%
    Under 5 2,022 1,858 -0.6% 1,640 -11.7%
Note: Population by age changes over time because of the aging of people into older age groups, the movement of people, and the occurrence of births and deaths.

Race and Hispanic Origin           Census 2000           Census 2010 Percentage
Point Chg
2000-2010
Non-Hispanic 29,412 98.7% 28,896 98.6% -0.2%
    White 13,813 46.4% 10,806 36.9% -9.5%
    Black 13,622 45.7% 16,748 57.1% 11.4%
    Asian 645 2.2% 417 1.4% -0.7%
    Multi-Racial 1,179 4.0% 820 2.8% -1.2%
    Other 153 0.5% 105 0.4% -0.2%
Hispanic 381 1.3% 423 1.4% 0.2%
Total Population 29,793 100.0% 29,319 100.0% 0.0%


Highest Level of Education* 5-Yr ACS
2010
Percentage
Point Chg
2000-2010
Graduate / Professional Degree 10.8% 1.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.9% 0.5%
Associate Degree 9.9% 2.7%
Some College, No Degree 28.1% 2.9%
High School Graduate 21.2% -1.5%
Did Not Graduate High School 12.2% -5.6%
* Population age 25 and over

Source Data

SEMCOG - Detailed Data

Michigan Department of Community Health - Vital Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau - American FactFinder