Oakland Township Real Estate Market

Oakland Township real estate is also home to parts, and close to many, of many great and beautiful public neighborhood parks. Being within minutes of Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, Orion Oaks County Park and Stoney Creek Metropark as well as smaller community parks within the township, residents will have plenty of opportunity to explore the wonders of nature from picturesque walks along trails to spending a night with family at one of the campgrounds.

The Oakland Township neighborhood is situated minutes from M-24 and I-75.  Oakland Township has a population of nearly 17,000 residents, up considerably from a decade ago, spread across its near 37 square miles making it a growing rural community.

Oakland Township Community Historical Facts

The Oakland Township neighborhood has the distinction of being one of Michigan’s oldest townships dating back to 1785 although it wasn’t until 1818 when a post office was established and the first settlers started calling the area home. As the community grew, a grist mill and mill race was established as well as a railroad line. Paint Creek Trail was one of Michigan’s first rail trails established after the rail line ceased operation and runs through Lake Orion and down through Rochester.

Oakland Township Neighborhood Demographics

• Population: 16,779
• 28.6% of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree or higher
• Median age is 38
• Median Household Income is $102,694

Oakland Township Neighborhoods Amenities

When living in the Oakland Township neighborhood, you can expect that they’ll love and appreciate the outdoors. While mostly rural, Oakland Township has many great features like cider mills and public parks. Within a couple minutes of Oakland Township is Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, Addison Oaks County Park and Stoney Creek Metropark. It’s also minutes away from Rochester and Auburn Hills where kids can enjoy small downtown community events, movie theaters and even an aquarium.

• Golfing – For those who love hitting the links on a weekend morning then Oakland Township is the place for you. There are some great courses including the Wyndgate Country Club, Blackheath Golf Club and the Twin Lakes Golf and Swim Club just to name a few. The Oakland Township housing market is home to 5 golf courses ranging in various difficulties and lay-outs. For those who love golfing and spending an evening on the links or sunny weekend afternoon with friends or family, Oakland Township has many sprawling and beautiful courses to choose from.

• Parks – Acres of beautiful parks are located within Oakland Township, extend into the community from other cities and townships or rest right outside its borders. Bald Mountain State Recreation Area, Charles Ilsey Park, Stoney Creek Metropark, Addison Oaks County Park and Marsh View Park are just a sampling of what Oakland Township has to offer in regards to great parks.

Oakland Township Community Schools

There are three districts in the nearby communities which serve Oakland Township. These districts are highly-ranked and offer a challenging and excellent curriculum.

The following districts educate the students living in Oakland Township:

  • Romeo Community Schools
  • Lake Orion Community Schools
  • Rochester Community Schools

Oakland Township – A Growing Rural Community

The Oakland Township community is a rural metro Detroit township that has a great deal of wooded area, golf courses and new home construction. If you’re looking for a great place to call home where property values and population will rise then Oakland Township is the place to settle down. While it doesn’t have a school district of its own, three great school districts educate its students.

Oakland Township is ideal for those looking for drives along picturesque country roads to homes situated on natural and beautiful plots of land. There are many small lakes throughout the township as well where houses can overlook the water and you can enjoy your weekends boating, fishing or simply watching the sunset. If you’re looking for a place with a little more breathing room while still being close to many of the great Detroit suburbs, check out the Oakland Township community.

Oakland Township Geographic Location

The Oakland Township housing market is within 10 miles of:

  • The Palace of Auburn Hills – Home to the Detroit Pistons, the Palace of Auburn Hills is a great place to catch a basketball game or even a major musical act when they come through town.
  • Downtown Rochester – The downtown Rochester community is filled with hundreds of businesses, shops and restaurants. For those looking for a night out or to catch some family-friendly activity then the downtown Rochester neighborhood is worth exploring.
  • Bald Mountain State Recreation Area – Filled with 4,600 acres of wilderness, this park is known for having some of the most rugged terrain in the state as well as campgrounds, swimming, fishing and miles of trails for hiking, biking or walking.

Further out:

When you live in the Oakland Township, Michigan real estate market, you’ll find that you’re close many great features that the northern metro Detroit suburbs have to offer.

  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport (Approx. 1 hour)
  • Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park Detroit Red Wings at the Joe Louis or Detroit Lions at Ford Field (Approx. 45 minutes)
  • Detroit Zoo (Approx. 35 minutes)
  • Great Lakes Crossing Out Mall (Approx. 20 minutes)
  • Flint, MI (Approx. 50 minutes)
  • Lake St. Clair (Approx. 40 minutes)

Oakland Township Community Information:

  • Oakland Township Hall
    4393 Collins Rd.
    Oakland Township, MI 48306
    Phone: (248) 651-4440
  • Oakland County Sheriff Department
    1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Bldg. 38E
    Pontiac, MI 48341
    Phone (non-emergency): (248) 858-5000
  • Oakland Township Fire Department
    4393 Collins Rd.
    Rochester, MI 48306
    Phone (non-emergency): (248) 650-8605
  • Oakland Township Parks and Recreations
    4480 Orion Road, Second Floor
    Rochester, MI 48306
    Phone: (248) 651-7810
  • Lake Orion Community Schools
    315 N. Lapeer Street
    Lake Orion, MI 48362
    Phone: 248-693-5400
  • Rochester Community Schools
    501 W. University
    Rochester, Michigan 48307
    Phone: (248) 726-3000
  • Romeo Community Schools
    8401 29 Mile Road
    Washington, MI 48095
    Phone:(586) 336-5068

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