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When were prices and availability in Royal Oak, MI last updated?
Prices and availability in Royal Oak, MI were last updated on 4 Jul 2022.
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What is the average rent in Royal Oak, MI?
The average rent in Royal Oak, MI is $1,304. Start your search for apartments in Royal Oak, MI now.
What is the price range for a studio apartment in Royal Oak, MI?
The price range for a studio apartment in Royal Oak, MI is between $735 and $4,025. View all studio apartments in Royal Oak, MI.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI is between $650 and $4,025. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Royal Oak, MI now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI is between $725 and $5,795. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Royal Oak, MI is between $1,750 and $4,025. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Royal Oak, MI.
Living in Royal Oak, MI
Located along the Woodward Corridor, Royal Oak is a small town in Oakland County, Michigan. Two highways pass through the town, Interstate 75 and Interstate 696, making it easy for those in the suburbs to access neighboring cities such as Detroit, Ann Arbor and Lansing. The town is well-known for its trendy downtown bars, shopping areas and the Woodward Dream Cruise. Royal Oak has a hot-summer humid continental climate, with 177 sunny days per year. On average, there are also 33 inches of rain and 32 inches of snow per year. The winter low and summer high temperatures vary between 18°F and 83°F. Royal Oak is a desired renting spot for families and young professionals, as it has one of the top household incomes in Michigan, good schools and a low crime rate.
Royal Oak, MI Demographics
- Total Population59,256
Female 29,909Male 29,347
- Median Age35.3
Royal Oak, MI has a population of 59,256 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,347 of Royal Oak’s residents are women and 29,909 are men. The median age of those who live in Royal Oak, MI is 35.3.
Average Rent in Royal Oak, MI
- Royal Oak, MI Average Rental Price, June 2022 $1,304 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Royal Oak, MI is $1,304.
Royal Oak, MI Apartment Rent Ranges
About 49% of apartment rents in Royal Oak, MI range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 2% of apartments. Around 33% of Royal Oak’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.
Royal Oak, MI Rent Trends
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Royal Oak, MI is $1,304.
Shopping in Royal Oak, MI
Royal Oak provides a wide range of shopping options in the downtown area and even around the gated neighborhoods. There are a lot of bars, restaurants, parks and coffee shops around the residential areas. Oakland Mall, Universal Mall, Woodwardside Plaza and K&S Mall are the most popular in Royal Oak. There are also major department stores like Nordstrom, Macy's, TJ Maxx and Somerset Collection. Grocery is also easily available at Holiday Market, Hollywood Markets and Trader Joe's. Renters get access to bigger malls and more department stores in Troy, which is a 20-minute drive away.
Transportation in Royal Oak, MI
Royal Oak is quite walkable and bikeable, but some errands will require a car. For renters who don’t own a car or prefer using public transit, Royal Oak has an extensive network of SMART buses. In addition, the local government offers transportation for seniors and disabled persons. Royal Oak also has an Amtrak service for those traveling out of town. Renters looking for more convenience go for private services and ridesharing like Uber and Lyft. There are car rental agencies and airport shuttle near the town, mostly on the Woodward Corridor. The closest airport to royal Oak is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, located some 30 miles away.
Royal Oak, MI Households
- Total Number of Households28,933
Family 13,088Non-family 15,845
Children 5,033No Children 23,900
- Average People Per Household2.04
- Median Household Income$83,194
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,231
According to U.S. Census data, there are 28,933 households in Royal Oak, MI. 13,088 are family households and 15,845 are non-family households. There are 5,033 households with children in Royal Oak and 23,900 households without children. On average, about 2.04 people live in a household in Royal Oak, MI. The median income of a Royal Oak household living in Royal Oak is $83,194 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,231.
Royal Oak, MI Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Royal Oak, MI is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 17% completed some high school, 20% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 36% have a Bachelor Degree, and 20% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Royal Oak, MI
Royal Oak’s neighborhoods have a dense suburban feel, and most people living here are homeowners. Towar Park and Coventry Park are among the most popular neighborhoods for families raising children. Meanwhile, the downtown area, which boasts many luxury condos and apartments and plenty of entertainment and nightlife options, attracts mainly young professionals. In Royal Oak, renters have the right to repair and deduct from the rent if the landlord refuses to take care of major repairs. Still, renters typically pay for minor repairs and are required to keep the unit habitable. Landlords must give a seven-day eviction notice.
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