Oak Park, MI Demographics

The total population of Oak Park is estimated to be 29,495 with 13,716 males (46.50%) and 15,779 females (53.50%). There are 2,063 more females than males in Oak Park.
The median household income in Oak Park was $63,450 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,031(3.31%) from $61,419 in 2020. This income is 85.05% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Oak Park sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $74,035. Overall, the median household income for the city of Oak Park stands at $63,450.
In Oak Park, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $42,340 for males and $33,399 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $60,276 for males and $51,966 for females.
In Oak Park, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Some Other Race households have the highest median household income at $100,930, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $56,740.
In 2022, the population of Oak Park was 29,108, a 0.82% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Oak Park's population was 29,350, a decline of 0.56% compared to a population of 29,516 in 2020.
The median age in Oak Park, MI is 38.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.01% were under the age of 15, 21.43% aged 15 to 29, 45.59% aged 30 to 64, 14.66% aged 65 to 84, and 2.30% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Oak Park population: 35.89% are White, 55.49% are Black or African American, 0.08% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.52% are Asian, 0.26% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.80% are some other race and 4.97% are multiracial.