Leading Innovation

Oakland County Leading Innovation Infographic
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Knowledge-Based Economy

Most Digitally Advanced

258 companies have invested $2.6 billion.
258 companies have invested $2.6 billion infographic

Medical Main Street

More than 100,000 individuals working at 4,300 healthcare and life-science businesses.

More than 100,000 individuals working at 4,300 healthcare and life-science businesses infographic


Automation Alley

Midwest's largest technology business consortium of 1,000 firms across eight counties.

Midwest's largest technology business consortium of 1,000 firms across eight counties infographic
Quality of Life

Art, Culture and Humanities

National Center of Charitable Statistics identifies 485 institutions of art, culture, and humanities in Oakland County.

485 institutions of art, culture, and humanities in Oakland County infographic

Income and Education

Oakland County has the highest per-capita income in Michigan. Nearly half of Oakland County's 1.2 million residents have college degrees.

Blue house and dollar sign infographic


Active Lifestyles

Residents and visitors enjoy active lifestyles with 32 distince downtowns; 13 county parks; 65 miles of park trails; 76 golf courses; and events such as The Brooksie Way Half Marathon.

Resident running


Digitally-Advanced County

Most Digitally Advanced

The Centers for Digital government consistently rank Oakland County, Michigan among the most digitally advanced in the nation.

Orange chart with #1 rank for Oakland County

Balanced Three-Year Budget

Oakland County, Michigan is placing its leading edge software in the cloud through G2G Cloud Solutions.

G2G Cloud Solutions

Most Digitally Advanced

CLEMIS is one of the largest law enforcement information sharing networks in the nation with 200 agencies across five counties.*

Computer monitor - cLemis infographic
Fiscal Responsibility

Balanced Three-Year Budget

On the strength of our three-year balanced budget with a five year outlook and a $242 million surplus, Wall Street continues to reaffirm Oakland County's AAA Bond Rating.

Blue Piggy Bank infographic



Fully Funded Legacy Costs

Oakland County, Michigan fully-funded its legacy costs and transitioned employees to defined-benefit plans which saved the county about $350 million.*

Saved the County $350 Million infographic


Five AAA Cities

Only a handful of cities in Michigan have a AAA bond rating; five of them are in Oakland county.

5 triple A Rated Cities infographic Five triple A cities - Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Farmington Hills, Oakland Township and Troy infographic
*Statistics as of December 31, 2013