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   (County: Allegan County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 134

5 to 9 years : 125

10 to 14 years : 150

15 to 17 years : 175

18 and 19 years : 54

20 years : 23

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 89

25 to 29 years : 69

30 to 34 years : 136

35 to 39 years : 270

40 to 44 years : 172

45 to 49 years : 270

50 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 124

60 and 61 years : 67

62 to 64 years : 53

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 75

70 to 74 years : 82

75 to 79 years : 53

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 18

Female:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 9 years : 174

10 to 14 years : 147

15 to 17 years : 150

18 and 19 years : 117

20 years : 70

21 years : 23

22 to 24 years : 60

25 to 29 years : 176

30 to 34 years : 108

35 to 39 years : 144

40 to 44 years : 194

45 to 49 years : 151

50 to 54 years : 244

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 68

62 to 64 years : 52

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 91

70 to 74 years : 68

75 to 79 years : 100

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 38


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,345

Multiple ancestry : 1,868

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 33

Ancestry not reported : 678


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,819

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 : 95

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 293

5 to 17 years : 921

18 to 24 years : 471

25 to 34 years : 489

35 to 44 years : 780

45 to 54 years : 829

55 to 59 years : 259

60 and 61 years : 135

62 to 64 years : 105

65 to 74 years : 365

75 years and over : 277

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 264

5 to 17 years : 793

18 to 24 years : 427

25 to 34 years : 357

35 to 44 years : 672

45 to 54 years : 672

55 to 59 years : 149

60 and 61 years : 96

62 to 64 years : 73

65 to 74 years : 315

75 years and over : 198

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 95

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 132

35 to 44 years : 108

45 to 54 years : 157

55 to 59 years : 99

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 67

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 : 33

18 to 24 years : 24

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 11

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,938

Female : 2,078

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 393

Female : 410

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 49

Female : 56


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 3,893

Born in other state in the United States : 803

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 81


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 950

Now married, except separated : 1,740

Divorced : 374

Separated : 9

Widowed : 166

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 180

Now married, except separated : 287

Divorced : 160

Separated : 20

Widowed : 67

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 34

Now married, except separated : 36

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,545

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 63

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

German:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Otsego Township, Michigan

  • German: 1,223   (22.3%)
  • Dutch: 855   (15.6%)
  • English: 774   (14.1%)
  • Irish: 560   (10.2%)
  • United States Or American: 524   (9.6%)
  • Other Groups: 381   (7.0%)
  • Polish: 209   (3.8%)
  • Italian: 168   (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 163   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 116   (2.1%)
  • Belgian: 66   (1.2%)
  • British: 66   (1.2%)
  • French Canadian: 65   (1.2%)
  • Swiss: 62   (1.1%)
  • Finnish: 45   (0.8%)
  • European: 36   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 33   (0.6%)
  • Northern European: 23   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 18   (0.3%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 18   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 16   (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 12   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 12   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 6   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Czech: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Otsego Township, Michigan is 4,924



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Otsego Township, Michigan: 2,380
Female Population in Otsego Township, Michigan: 2,544


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Otsego Township, Michigan: 38.2
Median Female Resident Age in Otsego Township, Michigan: 37.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Otsego Township, Michigan


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

41.1

Female

41.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.5

Male

22.0

Female

33.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.0

Male

44.5

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.0

Male

42.5

Female

29.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

33.5

Male

25.5

Female

37.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.0

Male

10.3

Female

12.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.0

Male

19.3

Female

18.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.8

Male

41.6

Female

42.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Otsego Township, Michigan


  • White: 4,777
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 24
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 101
  • Two or More Races: 22



(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 Township, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.38%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.64%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 52   (3.33%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (0.64%)
  • 10th Grade: 49   (3.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 85   (5.44%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 76   (4.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 662   (42.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 111   (7.1%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 199   (12.73%)
  • Associate Degree: 82   (5.25%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 133   (8.51%)
  • Master's Degree: 68   (4.35%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (0.83%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.45%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 30   (1.87%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 27   (1.68%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (1.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 68   (4.24%)
  • 11th Grade: 23   (1.43%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (0.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 616   (38.43%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 197   (12.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 201   (12.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 148   (9.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 159   (9.92%)
  • Master's Degree: 79   (4.93%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.69%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Otsego Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Michigan

  • Otsego District Public Library


    401 Dix Street, Otsego, MI 49078

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Otsego Township, Michigan


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan.

Area Features of Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan

49078 (pop. 9,076)


Cities Nearby Otsego Township, Michigan

Otsego City, MI  (pop. 3,846) 0.7 Miles
Plainwell City, MI  (pop. 3,893) 3.7 Miles
Gunplain Township, MI  (pop. 5,637) 5.0 Miles
Alamo Township, MI  (pop. 4,030) 5.6 Miles
Trowbridge Township, MI  (pop. 2,549) 5.9 Miles
Martin Village, MI  (pop. 456) 6.4 Miles
Watson Township, MI  (pop. 2,286) 6.5 Miles
Martin Township, MI  (pop. 2,862) 8.3 Miles
Pine Grove Township, MI  (pop. 2,895) 8.4 Miles
Allegan City, MI  (pop. 4,838) 8.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Otsego Township, Michigan

269



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





Latitude/Longitude of Otsego Township, Michigan

Lat: 42.461451 N        Long: -85.711165 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 109   (4.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 82   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 134   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 284   (11.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 283   (11.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 245   (10.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 362   (14.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 195   (7.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 78   (3.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 65   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 79   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 37   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 238   (9.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 262   (10.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,051

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 124

In 3-person carpool : 58

In 4-person carpool : 13

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

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 : 0

Bicycle : 25

Walked : 0

Other means : 10

Worked at home : 77


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 161

5 to 9 minutes : 386

10 to 14 minutes : 429

15 to 19 minutes : 270

20 to 24 minutes : 252

25 to 29 minutes : 162

30 to 34 minutes : 256

35 to 39 minutes : 131

40 to 44 minutes : 62

45 to 59 minutes : 112

60 to 89 minutes : 58

90 or more minutes : 11


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 546

No Social Security income : 1,475


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 345

No retirement income : 1,676


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 59

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 39

$20,000 to $24,999 : 36

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 92

$35,000 to $39,999 : 105

$40,000 to $44,999 : 80

$45,000 to $49,999 : 70

$50,000 to $59,999 : 128

$60,000 to $74,999 : 130

$75,000 to $99,999 : 187

$100,000 to $124,999 : 160

$125,000 to $149,999 : 110

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,535


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Otsego Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 225  (16.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 101  (7.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 217  (15.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 252  (18.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 339  (27.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 255  (20.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 446  (36.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 75 Farms In Otsego Township, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan

  • Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International


    (about 17.5 miles in Nazareth, Michigan; Airport Code: AZO)

  • W K Kellogg


    (about 25.9 miles in Battle Creek, Michigan; Airport Code: BTL)

  • Tulip City


    (about 27.9 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • West Michigan Regional


    (about 28.0 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: MI2)

  • Gerald R. Ford International


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

  • Kent County


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

  • Park Township


    (about 32.5 miles in Holland, Michigan; Airport Code: HLM)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 43.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Ross Field


    (about 43.3 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Sturgis Airport


    (about 48.1 miles in Sturgis, Michigan; Airport Code: IRS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Otsego Township, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.80%

Carpooled

8.51%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.86%

Other Means

1.06%

Worked At Home

3.77%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,018

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 74

Female householder, no husband present : 193

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 581

Householder not living alone : 155


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 44

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 133

All other households : 1,844


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 986

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 56

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 110

Renter-occupied housing units : 83

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 469

Renter-occupied housing units : 267


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 131

$10,000 to $14,999 : 155

$15,000 to $19,999 : 185

$20,000 to $24,999 : 47

$25,000 to $29,999 : 79

$30,000 to $34,999 : 127

$35,000 to $39,999 : 121

$40,000 to $44,999 : 88

$45,000 to $49,999 : 150

$50,000 to $59,999 : 213

$60,000 to $74,999 : 202

$75,000 to $99,999 : 223

$100,000 to $124,999 : 160

$125,000 to $149,999 : 110

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Total : 2,131


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Occupied : 2,021

Vacant : 110


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 55

Built 2000 to 2004 : 181

Built 1990 to 1999 : 281

Built 1980 to 1989 : 222

Built 1970 to 1979 : 517

Built 1960 to 1969 : 246

Built 1950 to 1959 : 192

Built 1940 to 1949 : 90

Built 1939 or earlier : 347


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Utility gas : 1,148

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 461

Electricity : 32

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 225

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 125

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 30

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Otsego Township, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 119

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 49

$20,000 to $24,999 : 41

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 100

$90,000 to $99,999 : 72

$100,000 to $124,999 : 274

$125,000 to $149,999 : 237

$150,000 to $174,999 : 200

$175,000 to $199,999 : 100

$200,000 to $249,999 : 204

$250,000 to $299,999 : 50

$300,000 to $399,999 : 122

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Otsego Township, 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 : 33

Home equity loan only : 197

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 8

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 697

Housing units without a mortgage : 686


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $174,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $196,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $153,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $127,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $130,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $116,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $144,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $121,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Otsego Township, Michigan: 73.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Otsego Township, Michigan

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Otsego Township, MI): $48,654
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Otsego Township): $105,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Otsego Township): $584
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Otsego Township, Michigan

Utility Gas: 57.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.3%
Electricity: 0.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 12.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 5.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 Township, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Otsego Township, Michigan

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

Uns Home Health Agency Inc


     Address: 2925 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/20/1990

Gentiva Health Services


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

Hospitals Close To Otsego Township, 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 Township, Michigan

Life Care Center Of Plainwell


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

Harold And Grace Upjohn Commun


     Address: 2400 Portage St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Heartland Health Care Center-kalamazoo


     Address: 3625 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 74%

Friendship Village


     Address: 1400 N Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Tendercare Kalamazoo


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Otsego Township, Michigan

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


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Otsego Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Otsego Township, 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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