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Orchard Michigan Drunk Driving Defense

  • Country: United States
  • State: Michigan
  • County: Oakland
  • Government   
    • Mayor David Boerger
    • Mayor Pro-Tem Peter J. Russ
  • Area   
    • City 4.1 sq. mi.
    • Land 2.6 sq. mi.
    • Water 1.5 sq. mi.
  • Population 
    • City 2,215
    • Density 855.7/sq. mi.
  • Time Zone EST (UTC-5)
    • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
  • Area Code 248


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,215 people, 750 households, and 648 families residing in the city. The population density was 855.7 per square mile (330.2/km²). There were 805 housing units at an average density of 311.0/sq mi (120.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.87% White, 3.84% African American, 0.14% Native American, 2.66% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.90% of the population.

8.8% of Orchard Lake's population reported ancestries that were characterized as "Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac" by the U.S. Census, making its population have the highest percentage of people in that category of any place in the United States.[4]

There were 750 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.7% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.5% were non-families. 9.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 34.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $121,126, and the median income for a family was $126,058. Males had a median income of $83,680 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $67,881. About 0.6% of families and 0.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

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