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   (County: Allegan County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Otsego City, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 123

5 to 9 years : 177

10 to 14 years : 211

15 to 17 years : 61

18 and 19 years : 23

20 years : 0

21 years : 19

22 to 24 years : 70

25 to 29 years : 80

30 to 34 years : 114

35 to 39 years : 88

40 to 44 years : 102

45 to 49 years : 215

50 to 54 years : 95

55 to 59 years : 113

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 18

67 to 69 years : 26

70 to 74 years : 56

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 66

85 years and over : 17

Female:

Under 5 years : 185

5 to 9 years : 31

10 to 14 years : 116

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 77

20 years : 24

21 years : 41

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 147

30 to 34 years : 152

35 to 39 years : 152

40 to 44 years : 186

45 to 49 years : 156

50 to 54 years : 148

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 54

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 38

70 to 74 years : 138

75 to 79 years : 97

80 to 84 years : 46

85 years and over : 65


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,731

Multiple ancestry : 1,505

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 48

Ancestry not reported : 562


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Otsego City, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,820

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11

Not a U.S. citizen : 15


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 308

5 to 17 years : 654

18 to 24 years : 283

25 to 34 years : 493

35 to 44 years : 528

45 to 54 years : 614

55 to 59 years : 235

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 283

75 years and over : 325

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 297

5 to 17 years : 522

18 to 24 years : 237

25 to 34 years : 356

35 to 44 years : 416

45 to 54 years : 466

55 to 59 years : 194

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 238

75 years and over : 203

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 132

18 to 24 years : 46

25 to 34 years : 137

35 to 44 years : 101

45 to 54 years : 133

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 45

75 years and over : 122

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,436

Female : 1,582

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 293

Female : 509

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 15

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 2,896

Born in other state in the United States : 759

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 483

Now married, except separated : 1,260

Divorced : 290

Separated : 19

Widowed : 201

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 139

Now married, except separated : 384

Divorced : 117

Separated : 0

Widowed : 84

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 15

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Speak only English : 3,484

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 21


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Otsego City, Michigan

  • German: 896   (22.2%)
  • English: 589   (14.6%)
  • Irish: 470   (11.7%)
  • Dutch: 466   (11.6%)
  • United States Or American: 307   (7.6%)
  • Other Groups: 275   (6.8%)
  • Polish: 194   (4.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 165   (4.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 132   (3.3%)
  • Scottish: 106   (2.6%)
  • Italian: 77   (1.9%)
  • Swedish: 40   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 36   (0.9%)
  • British: 27   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 23   (0.6%)
  • European: 22   (0.5%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 20   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 19   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 19   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 17   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 15   (0.4%)
  • Lithuanian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 14   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 14   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 13   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 11   (0.3%)
  • Eastern European: 6   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Otsego City, Michigan is 3,846



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Otsego City, Michigan: 1,744
Female Population in Otsego City, Michigan: 2,102


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Otsego City, Michigan: 33.4
Median Female Resident Age in Otsego City, Michigan: 41.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Otsego City, Michigan


White


Both sexes

36.9

Male

34.4

Female

39.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.3

Male

39.5

Female

17.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.5

Male

47.5

Female

13.0

Asian


Both sexes

36.0

Male

35.5

Female

36.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

16.5

Male

17.5

Female

15.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

12.7

Female

20.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.3

Male

22.5

Female

18.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.4

Male

35.1

Female

39.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Otsego City, Michigan


  • White: 3,666
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 11
  • Asian: 14
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 25
  • Two or More Races: 130



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Otsego City, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Otsego City, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (0.63%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 21   (1.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 20   (1.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 43   (3.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 37   (3.35%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (1.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 485   (43.89%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 132   (11.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 196   (17.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 45   (4.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 58   (5.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 40   (3.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (0.87%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 14   (1.01%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (2.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 44   (3.18%)
  • 10th Grade: 71   (5.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 40   (2.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 30   (2.17%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 621   (44.9%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 148   (10.7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 143   (10.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 98   (7.09%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 73   (5.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 53   (3.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.36%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Otsego City, Michigan

  • Otsego Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 313 W. Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6066, Students: 2,268 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Otsego City, Michigan

  • Otsego Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 538 Washington Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6199, Students: 516 )

  • Dix Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 503 Dix Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6099, Students: 389 )

  • Allegan Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 313 W. Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6069, Students: 346 )

  • Otsego Alternative High School


    ( Grades: UG-UG, Location: 540 Washington St., Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6166, Students: 31 )

  • Allegan County Even Start


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 112 Kalamazoo Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 673-2161, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Otsego City, Michigan

  • Otsego High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 540 Washington Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 692-6166, Students: 711 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Otsego City, Michigan

  • Otsego Baptist Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 247 E Allegan Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 694-6738, Students: 141 )

  • St Margaret School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 736 S Farmer Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 694-2951, Students: 98 )

  • Peace Evangelical Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 805 S Wilmott Street, Otsego, MI 49078, Phone: (269) 694-6104, Students: 19 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Otsego City, Michigan

  • Otsego District Public Library


    401 Dix Street, Otsego, MI 49078

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Otsego City, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Otsego City, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Otsego City, Michigan.

Area Features of Otsego City, Michigan


Building


(1) Hopkins Fire Department Station 2   (2) Otsego Fire Department And Rescue   (3) Otsego Police Department   (4) Otsego Public Library  

Canal


(1) Goldspring Drain  

Cemetery


(1) Blackman Cemetery   (2) Immanuel Cemetery   (3) Miner Cemetery   (4) Mountain Home Cemetery   (5) Pine Creek Cemetery   (6) Saint Margaret Cemetery   (7) Trowbridge Methodist Cemetery  

Church


(1) Calvary Church   (2) First Baptist Church   (3) First Congregational Church   (4) Friendship Wesleyan Church   (5) Good Shepherd Nazarene Church   (6) Hope Lutheran Church   (7) Immanuel Church   (8) Otsego Church Of God   (9) Peace Church   (10) Saint Margaret S Catholic Church   (11) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (12) Trow Bridge Church   (13) United Methodist Church   (14) Watson Bible Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Otsego   (2) Township Of Otsego   (3) Township Of Trowbridge   (4) Township Of Watson  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 49   (2) Interchange 50  

Dam


(1) Otsego Dam   (2) Plainwell Dam  

Hospital


(1) Borgess Family Medicine   (2) Borgess Pipp Hospital   (3) Otsego Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Lake Sixteen   (2) Osgood Lake   (3) Ruppert Lake   (4) Schnable Lake   (5) School Section Lake  

Locale


(1) Abronia Station Historical   (2) Bittersweet Ski Resort   (3) Eagle Creek Golf Club   (4) Fisk Station Historical   (5) Kellogg Station Historical   (6) Lynx Golf Course   (7) Otsego Station   (8) Prairiewood Golf Course   (9) Trowbridge Dam  

Park


(1) North Side Park   (2) Otsego Methodist Church Historical Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Gun River West Mobile Home Park   (2) Otsego   (3) Watson   (4) Watson S Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Abronia Post Office Historical   (2) Dent Post Office Historical   (3) Kellogg Post Office Historical   (4) Otsego Post Office   (5) Watson Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Allegan Street Elementary School   (2) Blackman School   (3) Clifford School   (4) Dix Street School   (5) Hart School   (6) Hicks School   (7) Hughes School   (8) Osborn School   (9) Otsego High School   (10) Otto School   (11) Plainwell High School   (12) Ross School   (13) Saint Margaret School   (14) Wright School  

Stream


(1) Base Line Creek   (2) Gun River   (3) Miner Creek   (4) Osgood Drain   (5) Pine Creek   (6) Schnable Brook   (7) School Section Brook  

Tower


(1) Wqxc-am Otsego   (2) Wqxc-fm Otsego  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Otsego City, Michigan

49078 (pop. 9,076)


Cities Nearby Otsego City, Michigan

Otsego Township, MI  (pop. 4,924) 0.7 Miles
Plainwell City, MI  (pop. 3,893) 3.0 Miles
Gunplain Township, MI  (pop. 5,637) 4.4 Miles
Alamo Township, MI  (pop. 4,030) 5.3 Miles
Martin Village, MI  (pop. 456) 6.3 Miles
Trowbridge Township, MI  (pop. 2,549) 6.5 Miles
Watson Township, MI  (pop. 2,286) 6.8 Miles
Martin Township, MI  (pop. 2,862) 8.1 Miles
Pine Grove Township, MI  (pop. 2,895) 8.7 Miles
Cooper Township, MI  (pop. 8,754) 9.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Otsego City, Michigan

269



Elevation in Otsego City, Michigan is 797.0 ft. (243.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Otsego City, Michigan

Lat: 42.457976 N        Long: -85.698622 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Otsego City, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Otsego City, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 22   (1.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 48   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 101   (6.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 87   (5.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 282   (16.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 288   (17.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 247   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 124   (7.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 64   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 24   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 154   (9.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 231   (13.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,410

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 139

In 3-person carpool : 10

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 10

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 20

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 38

Other means : 24

Worked at home : 36


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 101

5 to 9 minutes : 312

10 to 14 minutes : 180

15 to 19 minutes : 265

20 to 24 minutes : 187

25 to 29 minutes : 151

30 to 34 minutes : 175

35 to 39 minutes : 42

40 to 44 minutes : 70

45 to 59 minutes : 74

60 to 89 minutes : 45

90 or more minutes : 56


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Otsego City, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 539

No Social Security income : 1,053


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Otsego City, Michigan)

With retirement income : 376

No retirement income : 1,216


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 57

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 155

$25,000 to $29,999 : 38

$30,000 to $34,999 : 105

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $44,999 : 74

$45,000 to $49,999 : 52

$50,000 to $59,999 : 135

$60,000 to $74,999 : 145

$75,000 to $99,999 : 141

$100,000 to $124,999 : 68

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,111


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Otsego City, Michigan

  • WBCH (1220 AM; 0.25 kW; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WTKG (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20.0 kW; Moline, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WBBL (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WBFN (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNWZ (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WKPR (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Kalamazoo Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Holland, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University B Of C)
  • WNWN (1560 AM; 4.1 kW; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WFUR (1570 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1.2 kW; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 1.0 kW; South Haven, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WHIT (940 AM; 0.3 kW; Jamestown, MI; Owner: Wsjm Inc)
  • WAKV (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Otsego, MI; Owner: Vintage Radio Enterprises, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Otsego City, Michigan

  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Barry Broadcasting Co.)
  • WTRV (100.5 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; Otsego, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Furniture City Broadcasting Corp.)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Regents Of The University Of Michigan)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; Middleville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WVFM (106.5 FM; Plainwell, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WYCE (88.1 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Grand Rapids Cable Access Center)
  • WAYK (88.3 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Bridgebuilders International Leadership Network)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Hastings, MI; Owner: Saidnewsfoundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Fulton, MI; Owner: Veritas Communications Corporation)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Dowling, MI; Owner: Lansing Community College)
  • NEW (89.1 FM; Bellevue, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications, Inc.)
  • WIDR (89.1 FM; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Western Michigan University)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WOFR (89.5 FM; Schoolcraft, MI; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Holy Family Oratory Of St. Philip Neri)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; Holland, MI; Owner: Hope College)
  • WXPZ (90.1 FM; Glenn, MI; Owner: Larlen Communications Inc.)
  • WCFG (90.9 FM; Augusta, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Cornerstone University)
  • WTNP (91.9 FM; Hickory Corners, MI; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WZUU (92.5 FM; Oshtemo, MI; Owner: Forum Communications, Inc.)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; Saugatuck, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WTNR (94.5 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBCK-FM (95.3 FM; Battle Creek, MI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WMAX-FM (96.1 FM; Jamestown, MI; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WYZO (96.5 FM; Portage, MI; Owner: Midwest Communications, Inc)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; Moline, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; Grand Rapids, MI; Owner: Regent Broadcasting Of Grand Rapids, Inc.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; Zeeland, MI; Owner: Lanser Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Otsego City, Michigan

  • WXMI (Channel 17; Middleville, MI; Owner: Tribune Television Holdings, Inc.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; Shelbyville, MI; Owner: Freedom Broadcasting Of Michigan Licensee, L.l.c.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)
  • WGVK (Channel 52; Kalamazoo, MI; Owner: Grand Valley State University)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; Cloverdale, MI; Owner: Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; Middleville, MI; Owner: Wood License Company, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Otsego City, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 141  (16.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 59  (6.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 98  (11.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 209  (23.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 213  (23.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 145  (15.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 325  (35.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 17  (1.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 75 Farms In Otsego City, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Otsego City, Michigan

Pnc Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $633.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Otsego City, Michigan

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 17.0 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 25.2 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Tulip City


    (about 28.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 28.6 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Kent County


    (about 30.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


    (about 30.5 miles in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Airport Code: GRR)

  • Park Township


    (about 33.2 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 43.7 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 43.7 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 47.7 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Otsego City, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.47%

Carpooled

12.78%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.28%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.40%

Bicycle

0.85%

Walked

2.15%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

4.07%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Otsego City, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 784

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 46

Female householder, no husband present : 236

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 453

Householder not living alone : 73


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 61

All other households : 1,509


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 646

Renter-occupied housing units : 138

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 31

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 99

Renter-occupied housing units : 137

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 347

Renter-occupied housing units : 179


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 106

$15,000 to $19,999 : 102

$20,000 to $24,999 : 206

$25,000 to $29,999 : 99

$30,000 to $34,999 : 146

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 87

$45,000 to $49,999 : 69

$50,000 to $59,999 : 180

$60,000 to $74,999 : 179

$75,000 to $99,999 : 141

$100,000 to $124,999 : 68

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Total : 1,642


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Occupied : 1,592

Vacant : 50


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 48

Built 2000 to 2004 : 91

Built 1990 to 1999 : 103

Built 1980 to 1989 : 118

Built 1970 to 1979 : 156

Built 1960 to 1969 : 102

Built 1950 to 1959 : 170

Built 1940 to 1949 : 121

Built 1939 or earlier : 733


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,350

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 32

Electricity : 130

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 16

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 44

No fuel used : 20


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 20

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $69,999 : 32

$70,000 to $79,999 : 54

$80,000 to $89,999 : 90

$90,000 to $99,999 : 173

$100,000 to $124,999 : 255

$125,000 to $149,999 : 177

$150,000 to $174,999 : 155

$175,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 to $249,999 : 37

$250,000 to $299,999 : 13

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 27

Home equity loan only : 168

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 569

Housing units without a mortgage : 359


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Otsego City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : $116,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $171,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $152,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $168,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $126,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $120,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $102,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $97,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $101,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Otsego City, Michigan: 66.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Otsego City, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Otsego City, MI): $37,525
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Otsego City): $88,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Otsego City): $482
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Otsego City, Michigan

Utility Gas: 90.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.0%
Electricity: 3.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.7%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Otsego City, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Otsego City, Michigan

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 5401 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/10/1981

Borgess Visiting Nurses


     Address: 348 North Burdick St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Paragon Home Healthcare, Inc


     Address: 5106 Lovers Lane, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49002
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/14/2007

Bronson Home Health Care


     Address: 820 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/6/1995

Alliance Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 3408 Miller Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/4/2007

Hospitals Close To Otsego City, Michigan

Bronson Methodist Hospital


     Address: 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Borgess Medical Center


     Address: 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49024
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Allegan General Hospital


     Address: 555 Linn Street, Allegan, Michigan 49010
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lakeview Community Hospital


     Address: 408 Hazen Street, Paw Paw, Michigan 49079
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Pennock Hospital


     Address: 1009 W Green St, Hastings, Michigan 49058
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Otsego City, Michigan

Life Care Center Of Plainwell


     Address: 320 Brigham St, Plainwell, Michigan 49080
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Tendercare Kalamazoo


     Address: 1701 S 11th St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Borgess Nursing Home


     Address: 537 Chicago Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Alamo Nursing Home Inc


     Address: 8290 W C Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 96%

The Springs At The Fountains


     Address: 1451 Bronson Way, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 40
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Otsego City, Michigan

Name: Palisades
Address: 27780 Blue Star Memorial Highway; Covert, MI 49043
Distance: 31 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Otsego City, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 1,045
    Disabled Workers: 265
    Widowers Workers: 175
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 125


(updated 2007)



Allegan County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.90%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.11%
  • Other 0.98%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Otsego City, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Allegan County, MI

6.36 % of Allegan County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $40,012

Michigan Average 5.24 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $50,278

Michigan Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Allegan County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Ottawa County , MI 1.56 % ($40,551 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 1.26 % ($40,250 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 0.82 % ($40,391 AGI )

Relocation away from Allegan County, MI

6.86 % of Allegan County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,274

Michigan Average 5.98 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,250

Michigan Average 0.06 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Allegan County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Ottawa County , MI 1.44 % ($36,279 AGI )
  • Kent County , MI 1.10 % ($30,313 AGI )
  • Kalamazoo County , MI 1.06 % ($30,944 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Otsego City, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Otsego City, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Otsego City, Michigan

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 2 5 2 7 9 3 6 1 2 3 0 4 3
    per 100,000 51 126 50 177 226 76 154 26 53 80 0 101 76
Robbery 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 25 0 0 0 25 0 51 52 26 27 0 0 0
Assault 9 12 6 10 13 12 1 4 4 3 4 3 5
    per 100,000 228 302 150 253 326 305 26 105 105 80 101 76 126
Burglary 16 15 9 21 22 19 15 11 16 11 8 13 8
    per 100,000 405 377 225 531 552 483 385 288 420 292 202 329 202
Larceny Theft 116 86 120 117 125 91 70 65 59 55 45 53 57
    per 100,000 2,934 2,162 3,003 2,957 3,135 2,315 1,795 1,700 1,550 1,462 1,138 1,341 1,442
Vehicle Theft 10 4 5 5 4 2 1 1 2 4 0 1 1
    per 100,000 253 101 125 126 100 51 26 26 53 106 0 25 25
Arson 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 51 25 25 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 4 2 4 6 4 2 2 2 2 1 2 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
36 27 34 36 38 28 22 19 19 18 13 17 17
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
20 15 18 20 22 16 12 11 11 10 7 9 9


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



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