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Oak Park is a city in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area.
The latitude of Oak Park is 42.459N. The longitude is -83.182W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,146.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oak Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48237 ZIP code.
5% of Oak Park residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oak Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oak Park was $21,677, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Oak Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oak Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $653. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $994.
Libraries in Oak Park include Oak Park Public Library ... View libraries
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oak Park political report.
The average commute time for Oak Park workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oak Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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