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Royal Oak, Michigan, 48073
Royal Oak, Michigan, 48073
2 Bedrooms$740 - $900
Troy, Michigan, 48084
1 Bedroom$855 - $945
2 Bedrooms$975 - $1,270
Southfield, Michigan, 48075
1 Bedroom$795 - $820
2 Bedrooms$820 - $840
3 Bedrooms$1,059 - $1,135
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Royal Oak is a pleasant metropolitan area in which to find your new place - it doesn't matter whether you prefer sprawling suburbs or the busy crowds of downtown areas, Royal Oak has kid friendly apartments available in every price range. Soon you will have no trouble at all getting around like a local in Royal Oak, your new city!
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Royal Oak Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.4% 8.3% -3.9% $10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 5.8% -1.1% $15,000 to $19,999 4.8% 6.0% -1.2% $20,000 to $24,999 5.0% 6.4% -1.4% $25,000 to $29,999 5.9% 6.2% -0.3% $30,000 to $34,999 5.7% 6.2% -0.5% $35,000 to $39,999 5.9% 5.8% +0.1% $40,000 to $44,999 5.5% 5.7% -0.2% $45,000 to $49,999 5.1% 5.0% +0.1% $50,000 to $59,999 9.9% 9.3% +0.6% $60,000 to $74,999 11.9% 11.2% +0.7% $75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 11.4% +4.2% $100,000 to $124,999 7.9% 5.9% +2.0% $125,000 to $149,999 3.2% 2.7% +0.5% $150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 2.1% +0.7% $200,000 or more 1.9% 2.0% -0.1%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 8.3% 7.5% +0.8% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.9% 13.4% +2.5% 15.0% to 19.9% 19.2% 14.9% +4.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 15.0% 12.4% +2.6% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.2% 10.0% -0.8% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.4% 6.8% +0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 3.6% 4.7% -1.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.2% 6.3% -0.1% 50.0% or more 11.1% 17.4% -6.3% Not computed 4.0% 6.7% -2.7%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 10.5% 14.7% -4.2% 25 to 34 years 37.7% 28.1% +9.6% 35 to 44 years 19.2% 21.0% -1.8% 45 to 54 years 12.2% 14.0% -1.8% 55 to 64 years 5.9% 7.3% -1.4% 65 to 74 years 5.2% 5.9% -0.7% 75 to 84 years 6.1% 6.0% +0.1% 85 years and over 3.2% 2.9% +0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 47.5% 39.2% +8.3% 30 to 44 minutes 31.7% 25.2% +6.5% 45 to 59 minutes 9.0% 13.3% -4.3% 60 or more minutes 11.9% 22.3% -10.4%
Source: 2000 Census
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Royal Oak is known as a cultural and entertainment destination with attractions drawing a range of people. Apartments for rent are available in this northern suburb of Detroit, and whether you're a student or you have a large family, renting in Royal Oak is a great choice and MyNewPlace has the tools to help you find that perfect place. From spacious, accommodating apartments to functional studios, we can help you find what you're looking for
A Tree City Worthy of its Name
Royal Oak was named in 1819 after an English surveyor spotted a tree in southeast Michigan that bore a striking resemblance to the royal oak tree in his homeland where King Charles II took cover while fleeing Oliver Cromwell's army. Today, the site of the town's name-sake tree lies just off Main Street. It's apt that the name stuck; settlers flocked to the area because of the thick canopy of oak, maple, and elm. That one Royal Oak that concealed the King some 400 years ago in England has helped bring shade to Michigan. City officials acquired acorns from English trees traced back to the Royal Oak, and planted them in the Detroit Zoo in the 1930s. Many of those trees have been moved to Memorial Park. Trees have played an important role in the city's history. Many were cut down when the area's lumber area was at its peak, but careful community planning and strong efforts to replant trees has helped to maintain the reputation as a green, wooded town; it is a Tree City USA community, as distinguished by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Life in Royal Oaks
There are many different kinds of apartments available in this green Detroit suburb of 60,000. While most of the town is residential, it also boasts a distinct and growing downtown community, giving you the option of living away from it all or close to the town's famed entertainment and nightlife attractions. A highlight of that nightlife is Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle where a young Tim Allen got his start. With its low crime rate, Royal Oak is a great place to live and raise a family. Public education is provided by the Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools which operates nine locations. It also houses a location of Oakland Community College. It is considered a film-friendly town and scenes in Tim Allen's popular ‘90s sitcom Home Improvement were filmed here, as were parts of major motion pictures Gran Torino and Red Dawn.
A Short Drive Down I-75
Downtown Detroit is just fifteen miles away, meaning you get to enjoy being close to all the amenities a big city can offer, yet you're far enough away to be off the beaten path. A quick trip into the Motor City and you can be at an NHL, NFL, MLB, or NBA game, enjoying the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Motown Historical Museum, or spending the day with the kids at the Detroit Zoo. Eastern Michigan has so much to offer, and it's all at your fingertips from your new apartment in Royal Oaks!
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