Ottawa County Population 2018

Ottawa County's estimated population is 286,383 with a growth rate of 1.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ottawa County is the 8th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017286,3833,1411.11%
2016283,2422,8031.00%
2015280,4393,1361.13%
2014277,3033,4551.26%
2013273,8483,4371.27%
2012270,4113,6411.36%
2011266,7702,6741.01%
2010264,09676,32840.65%
1990187,76830,59419.47%
1980157,17428,99322.62%
1970128,18129,46229.84%
196098,71924,96833.85%
195073,75114,09123.62%
194059,6604,8028.75%
193054,8587,19815.10%
192047,6602,3595.21%
191045,3015,63414.20%
190039,6674,30912.19%
189035,3582,2326.74%
188033,1266,47524.30%
187026,65113,436101.67%
186013,2157,628136.53%
18505,5875,3792586.06%
18402080.00%

Ottawa County Population Growth

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Ottawa County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White259,94490.77%
Asian8,1382.84%
Two or More Races5,1501.80%
Black or African American5,0671.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5930.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1310.05%

Ottawa County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k12k14k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k12k14k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990