Oak Park, MI


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Oak Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 29,752 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Oak Park is the 47th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Oak Park isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oak Park are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Park who work in office and administrative support (15.59%), sales jobs (10.28%), and management occupations (7.40%).

Also of interest is that Oak Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Oak Park citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.72% of adults in Oak Park have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Oak Park in 2010 was $22,059, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,236 for a family of four. However, Oak Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oak Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oak Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Park residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Oak Park include Polish, Irish, Russian, and Iraqi.

The most common language spoken in Oak Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Russian.