Otsego County MI Information


Otsego County Subdivisions

Otsego County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,724
Population in Households 24,376
Population in Familes 19,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 348
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 10,145
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 6,963
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,980 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,165 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,145 (33.6%)
Median Home Value $128,970
Average Home Value $154,881


Median Household Income $48,620
Average Household Income $60,474
Per Capita Income $25,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.44%
Households 0.63% 0.61%
Families 0.46% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Otsego County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otsego County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 30th
Population Density1 # 51 40th
Diversity Index2 # 66 20th
Median Household Income # 22 75th
Per Capita Income # 26 70th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.