Otsego, Michigan Population 2020

4,066

Otsego is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 4,066, it is the 171st largest city in Michigan and the 5347th largest city in the United States. Otsego is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,956 in 2010. Otsego reached it's highest population of 4,142 in 1960. Spanning over 2 miles, Otsego has a population density of 2,025 people per square mile.

The average household income in Otsego is $57,505 with a poverty rate of 16.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $119,500. The median age in Otsego is 39.6 years, 38.2 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 68.8 males.

Otsego Demographics

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

  • White: 96.78%
  • Asian: 1.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Otsego, Michigan is 4,066, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,002.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,956.

Otsego, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,84896.78%
Two or More Races491.23%
Asian491.23%
Black or African American300.75%

Otsego Population Pyramid 2020

Otsego Median Age

39.6


Total

38.2


Male

40.8


Female

Otsego Adults

There are 3,086 adults, (714 of whom are seniors) in Otsego.

Otsego Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Otsego Sex Ratio

Female

2,355

59.23%

Male

1,621

40.77%

Otsego Households and Families

Otsego Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Otsego Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.8%18.2%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female48.2%51.8%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6702.3866.4
Married7043.0981.8
Non Family6051.1754.9
Female3092.8248.2
Male524.17100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Otsego Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1344.88%
9th to 12th Grade28610.41%
High School Graduate98635.89%
Some College66724.28%
Associates Degree2017.32%
Bachelors Degree2509.10%
Graduate Degree2238.12%

Otsego Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6532,263473
Multiple Races4949
Asian30
Black1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,075$42,605$27,472
Less Than High School$$42,708$11,094
High School Grad$19,344$30,893$15,724
Some College$36,725$43,787$35,060
Bachelors Degree$43,910$$44,551
Graduate Degree$80,735$65,625$90,170

$35,075

Average Earnings

$42,605

Average Male

$27,472

Average Female

Otsego Language

Otsego Language by Age

Otsego Language

96.10% of Otsego residents speak only English, while 3.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Otsego Poverty

Otsego Poverty by Race

16.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.74%

Male Poverty Rate

20.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otsego

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otsego is White, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otsego is White, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.05%
High School20.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.54%
Some College1.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.71%
Female Employed14.02%
Male Employed1.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Otsego Income

Otsego Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,000$57,505
Families$55,288$70,540
Married Families$72,885-
Non Families$24,063$30,643

Otsego Marital Status

Otsego Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Otsego Married by Age and Sex

Otsego Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Otsego Marital Status by Race

Otsego Veterans

187

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
Korea29
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War9
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6462
75+57
65 to 7449
35 to 5419
18 to 34

$Otsego Veterans by Education

5.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otsego Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Otsego Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

85.39%

Born in Michigan

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.77% of Otsego residents were born in the United States, with 85.39% having been born in Michigan. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,066320.79%
20194,034320.80%
20184,00260.15%
20173,996320.81%
20163,96420.05%
20153,96230.08%
20143,959220.56%
20133,93710.03%
20123,936-3-0.08%
20113,939-27-0.68%
20103,966330.08%
20003,933-4-0.01%
19903,9371350.35%
19803,802-155-0.40%
19703,957-185-0.46%
19604,1421520.37%
19503,9905621.53%
19403,4281830.55%
19303,245770.24%
19203,1683561.20%
19102,8120.00%