Royal Oak demographics profile

StatisticRoyal OakMichiganNational
Population density (sq mi)4,98810191
Median age36.539.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%55%55%
Speak English93%91%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Royal Oak, MI has a population of 58,823 and is the 670th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,988 per sq mi which is 4846% higher than the Michigan average and 5406% higher than the national average. The median age in Royal Oak is 37 which is approximately 8% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Royal Oak, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 76% of Royal Oak residents were born in Michigan, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Royal Oak is 4846% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Royal Oak is 8% lower than Michigan.
  • In Royal Oak 90.97% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Royal Oak 3.40% of the population is African American.
  • In Royal Oak 3.56% of the population is Asian.

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Royal Oak population breakdown by race

RaceRoyal OakMichiganNational
African American3.40%13.89%12.63%
American Indian0.05%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.71%2.74%3.06%
Other race0.30%1.12%4.75%
In Royal Oak, 2.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Royal Oak age breakdown

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Source: The Royal Oak, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).