Otter Lake, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 378 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 189  (50.3%)
Females: 189  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48464.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,579 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Otter Lake:

$57,579
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,120 (it was $17,927 in 2000)

Otter Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,150 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Otter Lake:

$114,150
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $108,228; detached houses: $107,814

Median gross rent in 2019: $962.

March 2019 cost of living index in Otter Lake: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.2%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Otter Lake, MI (2019)
    • 37594.7%White alone
    • 102.5%Hispanic
    • 41.0%Asian alone
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

Races in Otter Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Otter Lake, Michigan as of January 29, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Otter Lake is 58 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (27.4%), Irish (18.9%), American (16.6%), English (8.6%), Italian (8.6%), Scandinavian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 556 people per square mile   (low).

Otter Lake, Michigan map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.5%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,141 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,314 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Flint, MI (17.5 miles , pop. 124,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (59.9 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (235.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Columbiaville, MI (2.1 miles ),
Otisville, MI (2.2 miles ),
Fostoria, MI (2.3 miles ),
Millington, MI (2.4 miles ),
Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, MI (2.8 miles ),
Mayville, MI (3.2 miles ),
Vassar, MI (3.6 miles ),
Davison, MI (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.21 N, Longitude: 83.46 W

Distribution of median household income in Otter Lake, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Otter Lake, MI in 2019
Otter Lake satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Michigan:

6.3%
Most common industries in Otter Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (16.7%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (22.7%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.4%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Otter Lake, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)

Average climate in Otter Lake, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Otter Lake, Michigan average temperatures Otter Lake, Michigan average precipitation Otter Lake, Michigan humidity Otter Lake, Michigan wind speed Otter Lake, Michigan snowfall Otter Lake, Michigan sunshine Otter Lake, Michigan clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.9. This is about average.

City:

67.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.117
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.34
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Otter Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Otter Lake village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the village center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Otter Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from Otter Lake center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 347.3 miles away from Otter Lake center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from Otter Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lapeer County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Otter Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Otter Lake:

  • FISHER SENIOR CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MAYVILLE, MI)
  • LAPEER COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LAPEER, MI)
  • RRC - LAPEER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LAPEER, MI)
  • MCLAREN LAPEER REGION Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LAPEER, MI)
  • LAPEER REGIONAL EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LAPEER, MI)
  • DAVITA - MT MORRIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MOUNT MORRIS, MI)
  • FERGUSON CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAPEER, MI)

Amtrak stations near Otter Lake:

  • 14 miles: LAPEER (73 HOWARD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: FLINT (1407 S. DORT HWY.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otter Lake:

  • Mott Community College (about 18 miles; Flint, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,394)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 18 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Kettering University (about 19 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 21 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 21 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 35 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Delta College (about 36 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public elementary/middle school in Otter Lake:

  • OTTER LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 6313 HART LAKE RD, Grades: 1-2)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Otter Lake: Otter Lake Village Campground (A), Otter Lake Fire and Rescue (B), Otter Lake Branch Library (C), Village of Otter Lake Museum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Otter Lake include: Saint John's Episcopal Church (A), Otter Lake United Methodist Church (B), Otter Lake Church of the Nazarene (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Otter Lake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Otter Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Otter Lake: Otter Lake Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lapeer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Otter Lake that have no violations reported:

  • OTTER LAKE MUNICIPAL CAMP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTTER LAKE BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTTER LAKE AMERICAN LEGION (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OTTER LAKE VFW (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Otter Lake:

Marital status in Otter Lake, MI
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Otter Lake:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Michigan average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Otter Lake, MI (based on Lapeer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,5385
Evangelical Protestant8,97249
Mainline Protestant3,74119
Other8396
None61,229-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Here:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lapeer County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Here:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Lapeer County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lapeer County:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lapeer County:

15.3%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.6%
Michigan:

50.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.4%
Michigan:

47.9%

Average BMI:
Otter Lake:

28.3
Michigan:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Otter Lake:

20.2%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

4.6%
Michigan:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Otter Lake:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Otter Lake:

31.6%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Otter Lake:

61.3%
Michigan:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Otter Lake:

78.0%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Otter Lake, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,830
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,699
Totals for Government 0$0 7$4,529

Otter Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $177,000 ($468.25)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($214.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($145.50)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($87.30)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($63.49)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($63.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($47.62)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($37.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($7.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000 ($232.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($7.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $52,000 ($137.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $116,000 ($306.88)

Otter Lake government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $108,000 ($285.71)
    Other: $72,000 ($190.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $207,000 ($547.62)
    Rents: $40,000 ($105.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $56,000 ($148.15)
    General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($103.17)
  • Tax - Property: $113,000 ($298.94)

Otter Lake government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,039,000 ($5394.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,989,000 ($5261.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($198.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($66.14)

Otter Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $164,000 ($433.86)

5.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.18% ($68,066 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  1.03% ($53,407)
from Genesee County, MI  1.02% ($42,478)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Genesee County, MI  1.37% ($39,660 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  1.04% ($50,667)
to Macomb County, MI  0.66% ($45,249)

Strongest AM radio stations in Otter Lake:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMPC (1230 AM; 1 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: THE CALVARY BIBLE CHURCH OF LAPEER)
  • WSNL (600 AM; 1 kW; FLINT, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Otter Lake:

  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WOWE (98.9 FM; VASSAR, MI; Owner: PRAESTANTIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRCL (93.7 FM; FRANKENMUTH, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WFBE (95.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WWCK-FM (105.5 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCRZ (107.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WQUS (103.1 FM; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WDZZ-FM (92.7 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKL (88.9 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WUCX-FM (90.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WIDL (92.1 FM; CARO, MI; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS LC)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHYT (89.1 FM; IMLAY CITY, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WTAC (89.7 FM; BURTON, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WBGV (92.5 FM; MARLETTE, MI; Owner: GB BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Otter Lake:

  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W09CK (Channel 9; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • 16,227Total average daily traffic
  • 3,667Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,622Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6373 Detroit Street (Lat: 43.211944 Lon: -83.458583), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQQQ622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.130 MHz, 155.580 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: Victor Martin, Registrant: Lapeer County Central Dispatch, 2332 W Genesee St, Lapeer, MI 48446, Phone: (810) 667-0217, Fax: (810) 667-0312, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Otter Lake, Lat: 43.222306 Lon: -83.458833, Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQLJ361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 02/09/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2020, Certifier: Brian Wills, Registrant: Bitwise, Inc., 411 West Flint St., Davison, MI 48423, Phone: (810) 658-6476, Email:
  • 1076 Otter Lake, 6727 Sherman St (Lat: 43.222222 Lon: -83.458611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQOF839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2011, Expiration Date: 09/13/2021, Certifier: Leroy A Koglin Jr, Registrant: Air Advantage, LLC, 465 N Franklin, Suite C, Frankenmuth, MI 48734, Phone: (989) 652-9500, Fax: (989) 652-4959, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Otter Lake)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 18 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Otter Lake, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.8%), and Outside Fires (25.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Otter Lake, MI
    • 9058.8%Structure Fires
    • 3925.5%Outside Fires
    • 1610.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Otter Lake, MI
Most common first names in Otter Lake, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1574.7 years
Robert1469.4 years
Charles1269.5 years
John1271.8 years
Mary1077.2 years
Frank875.7 years
George875.1 years
James865.4 years
Carl777.1 years
Joseph569.8 years
Most common last names in Otter Lake, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones969.8 years
Smith872.5 years
Hemingway669.0 years
Gifford573.2 years
Candela577.2 years
Newbery575.0 years
Hoard478.2 years
Flanagin460.5 years
Broughman376.7 years
Edwards371.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Otter Lake, MI
  • 77.9%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Otter Lake, MI
  • 96.0%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Electricity


Otter Lake compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Aaron P. Creguer (4)
  • Thomas A. Cox (1)
  • Maranda Rhea (1)
  • Greg Manwaring (1)
  • Teri Manwaring (1)
  • James Johnson (1)
  • Philip Chamberlain (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2023.