Oakland County, Michigan/Strategic Framework/Goals/Thriving & Inclusive Economy

Thriving & Inclusive Economy

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Thriving and Inclusive Economy
Oakland County cultivates entrepreneurs, attracts talent and investment, promotes cutting-edge technology, and strives for an economy that works for all people and businesses of all sizes.

 Community Objectives

To measure progress toward our Thriving and Inclusive Economy goal, we will:

  • Increase Business Investment, as measured by annual investment of companies in the county.
  • Improve Minority Business Development, as measured by the number of minority/women/veteran-owned companies in the county.
  • Grow Worker Wages, as measured by the average weekly wage.
  • Decrease Child Poverty, as measured by the percentage of the county‚Äôs children living in households that are below the poverty line.