Otsego County MI Information


Otsego County Subdivisions

Otsego County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,756
Daytime Population: Workers 13,853
Daytime Population: Residents 12,682
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,535
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 24,408
Population in Familes 19,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 348
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,140
Average Household Income $63,904
Per Capita Income $26,344


Total Housing Units 15,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,917 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,202 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,169 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $130,946
Average Home Value $154,171


Total Households 10,119
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 6,923
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.43%
Households 0.51% 0.55%
Families 0.32% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


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, 2017 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 # 58 31st
Population Density # 51 40th
Diversity Index # 61 28th
Median Household Income # 22 75th
Per Capita Income # 26 70th

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