Oak Park Michigan

Oak Park Michigan

Oak Park, located in South East Oakland County, has a population just under 30,000 residents and actually used to be part of Royal Oak before being settled in 1840. Oak Park is conveniently located close to area shopping & freeways, so you are never far from anything! The city is just over 5 square miles, all of which is land, there are no bodies of water located with-in Oak Park. The city is bordered on the North by Huntington Woods, On the West by Southfield, on the East by Ferndale and on the South by Detroit. To read more about The City of Oak Park Michigan, Scroll down to the rest of the page. To jump straight to Oak Park Real Estate information please click the portal link below.


Oak Park Real Estate


Oak Park Schools

A majority of students residing in Oak Park attend the Oak Park Schools, however and handful of the city is in either the Berkley School District or Ferndale Schools. Oak Park Schools have 3 elementary schools and 1 Middle and High School.

Oak Park Recreation

Oak Park has 10 total parks all equipped with a large range of amenities from Play Structures to Sports Courts.  The largest, Shepherd Park, has everything you could imagine in a park. Aside from your typical play structures, the park has 7 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts AND 2 lighted baseball fields. There are numerous walking trails and nature paths + 2 pavilions with grilling areas. Also located with-in the park is a sled hill for winter fun, an outdoor pool for the summer, and an indoor ice rink! Click Here to learn more about all of the Oak Park Parks

Oak Park Municipal Information

Oak Park city offices are located off of Oak Park Blvd. The city has a department of Public Safety which serves as police & fire. There are 45 full time officers who are trained both in Police Protection & Fire services. Their offices are located at city hall, and they have a total of four fire trucks to respond to emergencies.

Property Taxes in Oak Park range from 61-81 mills depending on school district and situation. This means for every $1,000 in taxable value of your home you pay $61-$81 in property taxes, one of the highest rates in the state. Your taxable value is apx. half of your actual value.  Here’s a breakdown;

Oak Park w/ Oak Park Schools / Principal Residence = 63 Mills   Investment = 81 Mills
Oak Park w/ Berkley Schools / Principal Residence = 61 Mills   Investment 79 Mills
Oak Park w/ Ferndale Schools / Principal Residence = 61 Mills   Investment 79 Mills

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This information is brought to you by Oak Park real estate agent Margo Borkin.  Margo Borkin is a member of the National Association of Realtors & the Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors.