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City of Royal Oak

211 S Williams St
Royal Oak, MI 48067-2634
Census 2010 Population: 57,236
Area: 11.8 square miles
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Interactive Census 2010 Maps: Population | Youth Population | Senior Population

Population and Households
 


Population Forecast
Note for Royal Oak: Incorporated in 1927 from Village of Royal Oak. Population numbers prior to 1927 are of the village.

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
Dec 2013
SEMCOG
2040
Total Population 57,236 -2,826 -4.7% 59,739 59,105
    Group Quarters Population 404 -102 -20.2% 404 497
    Household Population 56,832 -2,724 -4.6% 59,335 58,608
Housing Units 30,207 265 0.9% 30,363 -
Households (Occupied Units) 28,063 -817 -2.8 29,499 28,480
Residential Vacancy Rate 7.1% 3.6% - 2.8% -
Average Household Size 2.03 -0.04 - 2.01 2.06

           Annual Average
Components of Population Change 2000-2005 2006-2010
Natural Increase (Births - Deaths) 222 292
    Births 766 942
    Deaths 544 651
Net Migration (Movement In - Movement Out) -1,029 11
Population Change (Natural Increase + Net Migration) -807 303

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+ 6,609 5,732 -13.3%
Without seniors 22,271 22,331 0.3%
Two or more persons
  without children
10,856 10,824 -0.3%
Live alone, 65+ 3,337 2,999 -10.1%
Live alone, under 65 8,456 8,620 1.9%
With children 6,231 5,620 -9.8%
Total Households 28,880 28,063 -2.8%
 
Population Change by Age, 2000-2010   Age
  Group
Census
2000
Census
2010
Change
2000-2010
  85+ 1,160 1,460 300
  80-84 1,507 1,334 -173
  75-79 2,292 1,289 -1,003
  70-74 2,158 1,394 -764
  65-69 1,841 1,993 152
  60-64 1,830 2,936 1,106
  55-59 2,591 4,042 1,451
  50-54 3,549 4,310 761
  45-49 4,633 4,057 -576
  40-44 5,212 3,949 -1,263
  35-39 5,357 4,356 -1,001
  30-34 6,289 5,578 -711
  25-29 6,469 6,670 201
  20-24 3,342 3,462 120
  15-19 2,989 2,387 -602
  10-14 2,996 2,294 -702
  5-9 2,719 2,433 -286
  Under 5 3,128 3,292 164
   Total 60,062 57,236 -2,826
  Median Age 36.9 37.8 0.9


 Forecasted Population by Age,
2010-2040
  Age
  Group
Census
2010
SEMCOG
2040
Change
2010-2040
  75+ 4,083 9,199 5,116
  65-74 3,387 6,095 2,708
  60-64 2,936 3,359 423
  35-59 20,714 17,597 -3,117
  25-34 12,248 8,604 -3,644
  18-24 4,313 4,476 163
  5-17 6,263 6,544 281
  Under 5 3,292 3,231 -61
     57,236 59,105 1,869


Senior and
Youth Population
Census
2000
Census
2010
Pct Change
2000-2010
SEMCOG
2040
Pct Change
2010-2040
65 and over 8,958 7,470 -16.6% 15,294 104.7%
Under 18 10,695 9,555 -10.7% 9,775 2.3%
    5 to 17 7,567 6,263 -17.2% 6,544 4.5%
    Under 5 3,128 3,292 0.3% 3,231 -1.9%
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 59,281 98.7% 55,896 97.7% -1.0%
    White 56,421 93.9% 50,975 89.1% -4.9%
    Black 910 1.5% 2,399 4.2% 2.7%
    Asian 935 1.6% 1,339 2.3% 0.8%
    Multi-Racial 756 1.3% 969 1.7% 0.4%
    Other 259 0.4% 214 0.4% -0.1%
Hispanic 781 1.3% 1,340 2.3% 1.0%
Total Population 60,062 100.0% 57,236 100.0% 0.0%


Highest Level of Education* 5-Yr ACS
2010
Percentage
Point Chg
2000-2010
Graduate / Professional Degree 18.9% 4.9%
Bachelor's Degree 28.8% 2.9%
Associate Degree 6.9% 0.6%
Some College, No Degree 19.4% -3.0%
High School Graduate 20.6% -2.3%
Did Not Graduate High School 5.4% -3.1%
* Population age 25 and over

Source Data

SEMCOG - Detailed Data

Michigan Department of Community Health - Vital Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau - American FactFinder