MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Pontiac, MI

Pontiac, MI is located in Oakland County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Pontiac is about 59,438 with about 1,154 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 62,297.

The Average Home Value is $62,933.33, which is roughly 55% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 67% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $32,527.67, which is roughly 41% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 43% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Pontiac is about 13.3%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Oakland County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 24.93% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.36%
Republican: 42.31%
Libertarian: 0.95%
Green: 0.23%
Other: 0.16%


Nearby Locations

Lake Angelus, MI (0.93 mi.)
Auburn Hills, MI (0.93 mi.)
Pontiac, MI (3.22 mi.)
Lake Orion, MI (3.48 mi.)
Orion, MI (3.48 mi.)
Waterford, MI (3.95 mi.)
Detroit, MI (26.00 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 48340, 48341, 48342
Latitude : 42.668599
Longitude : -83.290343
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 975 ft.
Area Code(s) : 248, 947, 810

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.55
Male Population Estimate : 47.12%
Female Population Estimate : 48.95%
Median Age : 33.8
Male Median Age : 32.6
Female Median Age : 34.8

White Population Estimate : 36.45%
Black Population Estimate : 53.18%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 15.79%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.61%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.59%
Other Population Estimate : 6.88%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Pontiac specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Oakland County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Oakland County: About 178 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Oakland County is about 18% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 38% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.