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Otsego County, Michigan (MI)

County population in 2019: 24,543 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 23,301 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,391
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,385
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,364
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,980 (it was 1,631 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

28%

Land area: 515 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Otsego County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Otsego County, MI (2019)
    • 23,08599.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6072.6%Two or more races
    • 4381.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1450.6%Asian alone
    • 1230.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 860.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years
Males: 12,179  (49.6%)
Females: 12,364  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Otsego County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,651 ($40,876 in 1999)
This county:

$56,651
Michigan:

$59,584

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $485, upper quartile is $779)
This county:

$648
State:

$740


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $152,739 (it was $101,500 in 2000)
Otsego:

$152,739
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,217 - $216,548
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,113
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390

Institutionalized population: 166

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 44
  • Auto thefts: 5
Otsego County, MI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 180 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 1998: 193 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 191 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2000: 297 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2001: 303 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2002: 176 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2003: 181 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2004: 187 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2005: 102 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $234,700
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2018: 17 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $81,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Otsego, MI residents
Average permit cost in Otsego, MI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,536 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,536 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Otsego, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Otsego, MI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Otsego, MI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
Otsego County:

12.4%
Michigan:

13.0%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 48.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 5.7% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.0 years old
(Males: 43.8 years old, Females: 45.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.8 years old, Black residents: 30.8 years old, American Indian residents: 52.2 years old, Asian residents: 41.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 55.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Otsego County is $485 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $638 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $765 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gaylord, Vanderbilt.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable location: North Manitou Island School (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mongoo Cemetery (1), North Manitou Island Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lake Manitou (A), Tamarack Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Michigan:

6.3%

Unemployment by year in Otsego, MI
County total employment by year in Otsego, MI
County average yearly wages by year in Otsego, MI

Current college students: 534
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 391 (86.1% naturalized citizens)

Otsego County:

1.6%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 532010 or later
  • 512000 to 2009
  • 1061990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 205Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.1%

Otsego County marital status for males Otsego County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,178
  • One, attached: 111
  • Two: 237
  • 3 or 4: 276
  • 5 to 9: 396
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 182
  • 50 or more: 149
  • Mobile homes: 1,354
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Otsego County with a mortgage: 5,006 (61 second mortgage, 387 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,937

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

59.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Otsego County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8002
Evangelical Protestant2,22417
Mainline Protestant1,6035
Other3055
None14,232-
Otsego County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Otsego County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Otsego County:

9.11 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

11.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Otsego County:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Otsego County:

29.5%
State:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.7%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Otsego County:

Average size of farms: 203 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,856
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $269.23
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,581
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,976
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.74%
Corn for grain: 895 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 340 harvested acres
Vegetables: 66 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 15 acres

Earthquake activity:

Otsego County-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 90% 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 323.3 miles away from Otsego County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 293.1 miles away from the county 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 195.8 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 309.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from Otsego County center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 280.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Michigan Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4494, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Michigan Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3225: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3225, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Michigan Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 02, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3137: January 27, 1999, FEMA Id: 3137, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Michigan Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 27, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3057: January 27, 1978, FEMA Id: 3057, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Michigan Drought, Incident Period: March 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3035: March 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3035, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Otsego County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Otsego

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,046 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,237 (10.3%)
  • Bus: 29 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 148 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 176 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 415 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (16%)
  • India (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Scotland (9%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Otsego County


  • German (17%)
  • Polish (16%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Otsego County, Michigan in 2000:

  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Otsego County, Michigan in 2010:

  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 84 people in college/university student housing
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,500.

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Michigan average:

5.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.85% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($31,057 average AGI)
1.80% relocated from other states ($11,701 average AGI)
Otsego County:

1.80%
Michigan average:

1.59%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Antrim County, MI  0.38% ($26,553 average AGI)
from Crawford County, MI  0.37% ($30,676)
from Wayne County, MI  0.31% ($59,161)
from Oakland County, MI  0.31% ($69,645)
from Emmet County, MI  0.29% ($39,207)
from Charlevoix County, MI  0.23% ($34,217)
from Montmorency County, MI  0.23% ($54,696)


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Michigan average:

5.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.59% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($27,377 average AGI)
1.61% relocated to other states ($10,731 average AGI)
Otsego County:

1.61%
Michigan average:

1.85%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Antrim County, MI  0.36% ($34,417 average AGI)
to Emmet County, MI  0.29% ($34,828)
to Crawford County, MI  0.27% ($17,593)
to Grand Traverse County, MI  0.26% ($46,500)
to Charlevoix County, MI  0.26% ($39,346)
to Cheboygan County, MI  0.22% ($23,773)
to Montmorency County, MI  0.22% ($34,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Otsego County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Otsego County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Otsego County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Otsego County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Otsego County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Otsego County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Otsego County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Otsego County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Otsego County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,599 (3,854 aged, 745 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 278 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Otsego County, Michigan in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (341)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (339)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (324)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (308)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (204)
  • Congestive heart failure (59)
  • Unspecified dementia (45)
  • Sequelae of other and unspecified cerebrovascular diseases (13)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,440
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 355
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,586

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,005
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 795

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,543
  • Male householders: 5,309 (1,317 living alone), Female householders: 4,722 (1,276 living alone)
  • 5,320 spouses (5,289 opposite-sex spouses), 835 unmarried partners, (809 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,293 children (5,836 natural, 183 adopted, 273 stepchildren), 445 grandchildren, 118 brothers or sisters, 172 parents, 22 foster children, 262 other relatives, 586 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 446

Size of family households: 3,634 2-persons, 1,352 3-persons, 946 4-persons, 547 5-persons, 223 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,590 1-person, 560 2-persons, 75 3-persons, 9 6-persons.

2,944 married couples with children.
1,648 single-parent households (458 men, 1,190 women).

98.3% of residents of Otsego speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $119,649,000 ($4,881 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,377,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $63,590,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,337,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $784,000
Federal grants: $18,730,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,108,000 ($248,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,099,000 ($103,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $103,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,360,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,765,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,508
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,101
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +38
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +953
Here +39 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Otsego County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.12 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Otsego County, Michigan
  • Year house built in Otsego County, Michigan
  • 2752014 or later
  • 2942010 to 2013
  • 1,5362000 to 2009
  • 3,0671990 to 1999
  • 2,1891980 to 1989
  • 3,9141970 to 1979
  • 1,4261960 to 1969
  • 9761950 to 1959
  • 5261940 to 1949
  • 7651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Otsego County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Otsego County, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Otsego County, Michigan
  • 51 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 2183 rooms
  • 8944 rooms
  • 1,7315 rooms
  • 1,6566 rooms
  • 1,3357 rooms
  • 9488 rooms
  • 1,1689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Otsego County, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Otsego County, Michigan
  • 1471 room
  • 1692 rooms
  • 2773 rooms
  • 6554 rooms
  • 4455 rooms
  • 1936 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 408 rooms
  • 789+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Otsego County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Otsego County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Otsego County, Michigan
  • 5no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 1,3982 bedrooms
  • 4,6433 bedrooms
  • 1,4234 bedrooms
  • 3885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Otsego County, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Otsego County, Michigan
  • 146no bedroom
  • 5061 bedroom
  • 8042 bedrooms
  • 5533 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Otsego County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Otsego County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Otsego County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 198no vehicle
  • 2,1091 vehicle
  • 3,6632 vehicles
  • 1,3073 vehicles
  • 5004 vehicles
  • 1705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Otsego County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Otsego County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 348no vehicle
  • 1,0401 vehicle
  • 5652 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

86.8% of Otsego County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Michigan.

Otsego County:

86.8%
State average:

86.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,726
  • Other state: 3,287
  • Northeast: 456
  • Midwest: 1,235
  • South: 1,039
  • West: 567
Year householders moved into unit in Otsego County, MI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Otsego County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.0%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.4%Wood
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.2%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 313
Here:

13.9%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 195
Here:

16.6%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 128
Here:

16.1%
Michigan:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Otsego County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,805,000
    Regular Highways: $2,472,000
    Air Transportation: $807,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,893,000
    Regular Highways: $5,312,000
    Health - Other: $2,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,091,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,849,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,790,000
    Police Protection: $1,168,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,043,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $809,000
    Financial Administration: $756,000
    Central Staff Services: $750,000
    Libraries: $652,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,640,000
    Transit Utilities: $937,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $196,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,022,000
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000
    Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,238,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,146,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $675,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Sale of Property: $277,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $605,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Police Protection: $90,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,164,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,106,000
    Other: $1,871,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,836,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $101,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,504,000

Otsego County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,805,000
    Regular Highways: $2,472,000
    Air Transportation: $807,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,893,000
    Regular Highways: $5,312,000
    Health - Other: $2,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,091,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,849,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,790,000
    Police Protection: $1,168,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,043,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $809,000
    Financial Administration: $756,000
    Central Staff Services: $750,000
    Libraries: $652,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,640,000
    Transit Utilities: $937,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $196,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,022,000
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000
    Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,238,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,146,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $675,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Sale of Property: $277,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $605,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Police Protection: $90,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,164,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,106,000
    Other: $1,871,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,836,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $101,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,504,000

Otsego County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,805,000
    Regular Highways: $2,472,000
    Air Transportation: $807,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,893,000
    Regular Highways: $5,312,000
    Health - Other: $2,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,091,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,849,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,790,000
    Police Protection: $1,168,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,043,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $809,000
    Financial Administration: $756,000
    Central Staff Services: $750,000
    Libraries: $652,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,640,000
    Transit Utilities: $937,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $196,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,022,000
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000
    Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,238,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,146,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $675,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Sale of Property: $277,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $605,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Police Protection: $90,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,164,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,106,000
    Other: $1,871,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,836,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $101,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,504,000

Otsego County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $4,805,000
    Regular Highways: $2,472,000
    Air Transportation: $807,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,893,000
    Regular Highways: $5,312,000
    Health - Other: $2,167,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,091,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,849,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,790,000
    Police Protection: $1,168,000
    Air Transportation: $1,057,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,043,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $809,000
    Financial Administration: $756,000
    Central Staff Services: $750,000
    Libraries: $652,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $401,000
    General Public Buildings: $280,000
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000
    Sewerage: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,640,000
    Transit Utilities: $937,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Health and Hospitals: $196,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,022,000
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000
    Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,238,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,837,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $402,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,146,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $675,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $462,000
    Sale of Property: $277,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $605,000
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000
    Police Protection: $90,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $21,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,164,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $342,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,106,000
    Other: $1,871,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Health and Hospitals: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,836,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $101,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,504,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 412
  • Number of aged recipients: 17
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 395
  • Number of recipients under 18: 72
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 292
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 48
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 165
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 182
Most common first names in Otsego County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12774.9 years
Mary10477.7 years
William9575.8 years
Robert8669.5 years
Charles7572.6 years
Joseph6876.2 years
James6668.6 years
Frank6477.4 years
Helen6283.2 years
George5476.9 years
Most common last names in Otsego County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4475.7 years
Johnson3277.3 years
Miller2571.9 years
Robinson2374.8 years
Borowiak2177.9 years
Campbell1880.7 years
Orourke1777.4 years
Brown1778.0 years
Moore1672.6 years
Wilson1671.3 years
Businesses in Otsego County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kohl's1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike5
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
DressBarn1Quality1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
FedEx6Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Kmart1