|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Royal Oak is 57,953. Royal Oak, Michigan is the 682nd largest city in the US.
Royal Oak is located entirely in Oakland County.
The peak population of Royal Oak was in 1990, when its population was 64,212. In 1990, Royal Oak was the 373rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 682nd largest city in the US. Royal Oak is currently 9.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Royal Oak has shrunk 3.3% since the year 2000. Royal Oak, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Royal Oak has a population density of 4,856.7 people per square mile.
|676||St. Clair Shores||58,200||-7.6%|
|676||St. Clair Shores, Michigan||58,200||-7.6%|
|678||Midwest City, Oklahoma||58,145||7.0%|
|679||St. Peters, Missouri||58,129||12.9%|
|682||Royal Oak, Michigan||57,953||-3.3%|
|684||Orland Park, Illinois||57,850||12.5%|
|686||Casa Grande, Arizona||57,699||114.1%|
|687||Weymouth Town, Massachusetts||57,670|
The total voting age population of Royal Oak, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 47,869. The voting age population is 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Royal Oak are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Royal Oak are 89.9% White, 4.1% Asian, 3.7% Black, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.4% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Royal Oak, 6.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.1%. On a per-household basis, 2.6% of families are below the poverty line in Royal Oak.
Among those aged 16 and older, 74.7% of Royal Oak residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.4% of Royal Oak residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 57.9% have a bachelor's degree and 23.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Royal Oak residents aged 5 and older, 7.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Royal Oak is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Royal Oak, 8.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Royal Oak is $81,665.
In Royal Oak, 67.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.6% of housing units in Royal Oak.
Of all the housing units in Royal Oak, 15.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Royal Oak, 6.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Royal Oak is $1,079.
In Royal Oak, 90.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.