Gaylord is a city located in Otsego County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Otsego County. With a 2020 population of 3,689, it is the 184th largest city in Michigan and the 5631st largest city in the United States . Gaylord is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,645 in 2010. Gaylord reached it's highest population of 3,689 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Gaylord has a population density of 741 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gaylord is $43,040 with a poverty rate of 19.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $690 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Gaylord is 38.2 years, 42.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.