Otto, Michigan Population 2024

897

Otto is a city located in Muskegon County, Newaygo County, and Oceana County Michigan. Otto has a 2024 population of 897. Otto is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 4.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 858 in 2020.

The average household income in Otto is $75,161 with a poverty rate of 12.58%. The median age in Otto is 41.1 years: 40.5 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Otto Demographics

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

  • White: 92.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 2.23%
  • Native American: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
25.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.55% (39)
The current population of Otto, Michigan is 897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 858.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70292.01%
Two or more races253.28%
Other race172.23%
Native American151.97%
Black or African American20.26%
Asian20.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Otto Population by Race

Otto Population Pyramid 2024

Otto Median Age

41.1

Total

40.5

Male

41.3

Female

Otto Adults

There are 592 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Otto.

Otto Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Otto Sex Ratio

Female36547.84%
Male39852.16%

Otto Population by Age

Otto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2642.8992.87.2
Married1893.0796.83.2
Non Family491.2775.524.5
Female185.0694.45.6
Male83.631000

3.2

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

92.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Otto Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade244.75%
Associates Degree6011.88%
Bachelors Degree499.7%
Graduate Degree254.95%
High School Graduate21241.98%
Less Than 9th Grade101.98%
Some College12524.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Otto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Otto Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46644470
Hispanic24140
Native American13114
2+ Races1390
Other Race820
Asian220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 30.77%.

Otto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,000$59,643$41,000
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$37,750$41,731$27,875
Less Than 9th Grade$51,250$0$36,875
Overall$40,927$42,262$35,938
Some College$35,625$40,938$30,000

$40,927

Average Earnings

$42,262

Average Male

$35,938

Average Female

Otto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Otto Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Otto Language

98.43% of Otto residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Otto Language

Otto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6737811.59%
Hispanic621625.81%
Native15213.33%

12.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.81%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otto is Hispanic, with 25.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otto is White, with 11.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.98%.

Otto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.53%
High School8.96%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Otto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.76%
Male Employed7.32%
Male Unemployed7.14%

Otto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Otto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,813$84,810
Households$67,500$75,161
Married Families$90,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,250$30,302

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Otto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

74.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Otto Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Otto Marriage

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

Otto Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Otto Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

71

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War28
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War8
Korea3
World War II0

Otto Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5431
55 to 6419
75+13
65 to 746
18 to 342

Otto Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7112.77%
Hispanic25.41%

Otto Veterans by Race

Otto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Otto Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Otto Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Otto 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

85.58%

Born in Otto

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Otto residents were born in the United States, with 85.58% having been born in Michigan. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Otto Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202993270.76%
202892570.76%
202791870.77%
202691170.77%
202590470.78%
202489770.79%
202389070.79%
202288370.8%
2021876182.1%
202085891.06%
201984900%
2018849111.31%
201783870.84%
2016831172.09%
201581410.12%
2014813-5-0.61%
201381810.12%
2012817-4-0.49%
2011821-2-0.24%
201082300%

Otto Population by Year