Otsego County, Michigan Population 2021

Otsego County, Michigan's estimated population is 24,722 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Otsego County, Michigan is the 58th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 24,151 and has seen a growth of 2.36% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,722270.11%
202024,695270.11%
201924,668270.11%
201824,6411130.46%
201724,5281200.49%
201624,4082050.85%
201524,203930.39%
201424,110320.13%
201324,078360.15%
201224,042-73-0.30%
201124,115-36-0.15%
201024,1516,19434.49%
199017,9572,96419.77%
198014,9934,57143.86%
197010,4222,87738.13%
19607,5451,11017.25%
19506,43560810.43%
19405,8272734.92%
19305,554-489-8.09%
19206,043-509-7.77%
19106,5523776.11%
19006,1751,90344.55%
18904,2722,298116.41%
18801,9740.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.11%
County Website
Founded
1875[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
24,151
Growth Since 2010
2.36%
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Otsego County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,44295.72%
Two or More Races6272.56%
Black or African American1630.67%
Asian1390.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.32%
Some Other Race370.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%
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Otsego County, Michigan Population by Race

Otsego County, Michigan Population Pyramid $2021

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Otsego County, Michigan Median Age

44.9


Total

43.7


Male

45.6


Female

Otsego County, Michigan Adults

There are 19,334 adults, (5,076 of whom are seniors) in Otsego County, Michigan.

Otsego County, Michigan Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Otsego County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

12,337

50.38%

Male

12,153

49.62%

Otsego County, Michigan Population by Age

Otsego County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Otsego County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All78.9%21.1%
Male69%31%
Female63.6%36.4%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Otsego County, Michigan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9442.4278.9
Married5,4032.8692.1
Non Family3,1071.2462.2
Female9563.4163.6
Male4783.0869

2.85

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Otsego County, Michigan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2701.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,1196.42%
High School Graduate5,76633.11%
Some College4,35825.02%
Associates Degree1,79910.33%
Bachelors Degree2,69915.50%
Graduate Degree1,4068.07%
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Otsego County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Otsego County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,68615,4063,918
2+ Races321275103
Hispanic16314050
Black11210010
Asian1088226
Native American71654
Other Race281717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 60.71%.

Otsego County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,236$42,481$26,385
Less Than 9th Grade$19,063$14,896$20,195
High School Graduate$30,104$34,742$21,760
Some College$30,715$42,100$25,079
Bachelors Degree$44,429$60,380$36,297
Graduate Degree$62,007$64,265$57,750

$32,236

Average Earnings

$42,481

Average Male

$26,385

Average Female

Otsego County, Michigan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Otsego County, Michigan Language by Age

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Otsego County, Michigan Language

98.33% of Otsego County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Otsego County, Michigan Language

Otsego County, Michigan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,7823,01113.22%
Hispanic41119848.18%
Multiple6248613.78%
Black1124943.75%
Native791620.25%
Asian1331410.53%
Other3738.11%
Islander33100.00%

13.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otsego County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otsego County, Michigan is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otsego County, Michigan is Other, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Otsego County, Michigan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.76%
High School12.51%
Some College11.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Otsego County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed34.29%
Female Unemployed27.05%
Male Employed6.35%
Female Employed5.06%

Otsego County, Michigan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Otsego County, Michigan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,332$66,201
Families$63,074$74,528
Married Families$72,491$84,386
Non Families$31,122$42,499
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Income by Household Type

Otsego County, Michigan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Otsego County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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Otsego County, Michigan 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 County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

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Otsego County, Michigan Marital Status

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1,971

Number of Veterans

1,845

Male Veterans

126

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam664
First Gulf War343
Second Gulf War251
Korea163
World War II49

Otsego County, Michigan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74527
75+524
35 to 54469
55 to 64331
18 to 34120

Otsego County, Michigan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,93710.41%
Asian2219.30%
Hispanic155.68%
2+ Races102.70%
Native American22.53%

Otsego County, Michigan Veterans by Race

Otsego County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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13.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otsego County, Michigan Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Otsego County, Michigan Employment by Age

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Otsego County, Michigan Employment by Race

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Otsego County, Michigan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.55%

Born in Otsego County, Michigan

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Otsego County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 84.55% having been born in Michigan. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Otsego County, Michigan Place of Birth

  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

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