Otsego Lake, Michigan Population 2024

2,978

Otsego Lake is a city located in Crawford County and Otsego County Michigan. Otsego Lake has a 2024 population of 2,978. Otsego Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 4.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,859 in 2020.

The average household income in Otsego Lake is $88,343 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median age in Otsego Lake is 49.9 years: 45.5 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Otsego Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Otsego Lake was:

  • White: 97.66%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.1%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
91.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.16% (119)
The current population of Otsego Lake, Michigan is 2,978 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,859.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,80297.66%
Other race321.12%
Two or more races321.12%
Black or African American30.1%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Otsego Lake Population by Race

Otsego Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Otsego Lake Median Age

49.9

Total

45.5

Male

54.2

Female

Otsego Lake Adults

There are 2,349 adults, (655 of whom are seniors) in Otsego Lake.

Otsego Lake Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Otsego Lake Sex Ratio

Female1,29645.17%
Male1,57354.83%

Otsego Lake Population by Age

Otsego Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1492.4787.412.6
Married7262.7792.77.3
Non Family2891.1778.221.8
Female783.9262.837.2
Male563.291000

2.8

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

87.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Otsego Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1526.92%
Associates Degree1386.28%
Bachelors Degree39317.88%
Graduate Degree28813.1%
High School Graduate60027.3%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College62728.53%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Otsego Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Otsego Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1392,019662
Other Race3200
Hispanic3200
2+ Races242419
Black330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 79.17%.

Otsego Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,156$90,394$56,071
Graduate Degree$75,921$58,750$78,301
High School Graduate$19,724$0$20,865
Less Than 9th Grade$0$16,686$0
Overall$33,992$34,028$33,750
Some College$33,241$34,954$28,150

$33,992

Average Earnings

$34,028

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Otsego Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Otsego Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Otsego Lake Language

98.85% of Otsego Lake residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Otsego Lake Language

Otsego Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,79232111.5%

11.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otsego Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otsego Lake is White, with 11.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otsego Lake is White, with 11.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.75%.

Otsego Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.28%
High School8%
Less Than 9th Grade6.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%

Otsego Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed79.31%
Female Employed13.55%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Otsego Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Otsego Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$94,167$97,277
Households$71,544$88,343
Married Families$105,573$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,432$56,414

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Otsego Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

64.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Otsego Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Otsego Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Otsego Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Otsego Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

271

Number of Veterans

256

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam100
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War31
Korea0
World War II0

Otsego Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6494
35 to 5465
65 to 7460
75+39
18 to 3413

Otsego Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White27111.83%

Otsego Lake Veterans by Race

Otsego Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otsego Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Otsego Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Otsego Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Otsego Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.38%

Born in Otsego Lake

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.43% of Otsego Lake residents were born in the United States, with 80.38% having been born in Michigan. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Otsego Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,138321.03%
20283,106321.04%
20273,074321.05%
20263,042321.06%
20253,010321.07%
20242,978321.09%
20232,946321.1%
20222,914321.11%
20212,882230.8%
20202,859-43-1.48%
20192,902-3-0.1%
20182,905150.52%
20172,890120.42%
20162,878260.91%
20152,85290.32%
20142,84340.14%
20132,83940.14%
20122,835-9-0.32%
20112,844-5-0.18%
20102,84900%

Otsego Lake Population by Year