Royal Oak

Welcome to Royal Oak - tree city USA! A vibrant downtown combined with a wide range of friendly neighborhoods form a perfect combination. Contact Kathy if you'd like to find out more about Royal Oak.

Royal Oak is known for its growing downtown district and residential neighborhoods with properties ranging from 1920s Arts and Crafts-style homes to mid-century brick bungalows, and several new constructions and renovations. Explore the bustling Main Street retail area, brimming with restaurants, bars, and shopping to suit any taste. With a plethora of nightlife optionsa calendar of fun festivals and events, and proximity to the Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak is perfect for those who want the amenities of the city with the benefits of a smaller community.  

The Farmer's Market is a city institution, that dates back to 1925 and provides fresh produce and host many community events, while maintaining its commitment to local farmers and growers.

Royal Oak has more than 50 recreation facilities including urban plazas, mini-parks, neighborhood parks, community parks, and nature parks, as well as a community center, senior community center, and golf course.  The Mark Twain Dog Park is a safe, clean environment for dog owners to enjoy.  All dog lovers will find a positive, healthy, community experience for dogs and owners.

There is truly always something happening in Royal Oak

Fun Fact: The name of the city originated in 1819 during on of Territorial Governor Lewis Cass' land surveying expeditions.  Governor Cass came upon a large oak tree and its large branches reminded Cass of the legend of the royal oak tree, under which King Charles II of England took sanctuary from enemy forces in 1660. Cass and his companions christened the tree, the "Royal Oak." And so Royal Oak received its name.

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Overview for Royal Oak, MI

59,984 people live in Royal Oak, where the median age is 35.3 and the average individual income is $51,277.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

59,984

Total Population

35.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$51,277.71

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Royal Oak, MI

Royal Oak has 29,288 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Royal Oak do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 59,984 people call Royal Oak home. The population density is 5,211.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

59,984

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.3

Median Age

50.5 / 49.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
29,288

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$51,277.71

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Royal Oak, MI

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The following schools are within or nearby Royal Oak. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Oakland Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Churchill Community Educational Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Shrine Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Shrine Catholic Grade School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 8th
No rating available
Addams Elementary and ECC
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Oak Ridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Northwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Alfred E Upton Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Oakland Schools Technical CampusSE
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Mary Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Paul Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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