Otsego County, Michigan Population 2020

Otsego County, Michigan's estimated population is 24,857 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Otsego County, Michigan is the 57th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202024,857960.39%
201924,761960.39%
201824,665960.39%
201724,5691330.54%
201624,4362250.93%
201524,2111080.45%
201424,103310.13%
201324,072380.16%
201224,034-74-0.31%
201124,108-41-0.17%
201024,1496,19234.48%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.39%
County Website
Founded
1875[1]
County Seat

Otsego County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,33095.63%
Two or More Races7022.88%
Black or African American1330.55%
Asian1060.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1040.43%
Some Other Race220.09%

Otsego County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Otsego County, Michigan Median Age

44.7


Total

43.8


Male

45.4


Female

Otsego County, Michigan Adults

There are 19,226 adults, (4,925 of whom are seniors) in Otsego County, Michigan.

Otsego County, Michigan Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Otsego County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

12,336

50.56%

Male

12,061

49.44%

Otsego County, Michigan Households and Families

Otsego County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Otsego County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All79%21%
Male68.8%31.3%
Non Family65%35%
Female59.6%40.4%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8862.4279
Married5,4092.8991.3
Non Family3,1241.2265
Female9373.3459.6
Male4163.2968.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Otsego County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,1036.40%
High School Graduate5,84733.91%
Some College4,12223.91%
Associates Degree1,74710.13%
Bachelors Degree2,76016.01%
Graduate Degree1,4108.18%

Otsego County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,55215,3323,992
Multiple Races327261105
Hispanic12911632
Black968514
Asian935828
Native American90738
Other Race191919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,076$42,105$26,139
Less Than High School$18,059$18,063$18,056
High School Grad$27,582$35,433$21,319
Some College$29,821$41,269$25,044
Bachelors Degree$46,853$60,777$38,101
Graduate Degree$58,750$63,750$51,750

$32,076

Average Earnings

$42,105

Average Male

$26,139

Average Female

Otsego County, Michigan Language

Otsego County, Michigan Language by Age

Otsego County, Michigan Language

97.96% of Otsego County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Otsego County, Michigan Poverty

Otsego County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,7333,21814.16%
Hispanic39723458.94%
Multiple70011917.00%
Black834554.22%
Native1043533.65%
Asian1002424.00%
Other22313.64%

15.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

16.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Otsego County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Otsego County, Michigan is Hispanic, with 58.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Otsego County, Michigan is Other, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.39%
High School13.84%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.75%
Female Unemployed34.08%
Female Employed7.32%
Male Employed6.76%

Otsego County, Michigan Income

Otsego County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,645$65,210
Families$61,707$73,950
Married Families$69,125-
Non Families$30,035$41,269

Otsego County, Michigan Marital Status

Otsego County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Otsego County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

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

Otsego County, Michigan Veterans

2,017

Number of Veterans

1,882

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam694
First Gulf War305
Second Gulf War256
Korea197
World War II62
Age Group Veterans
75+544
65 to 74520
35 to 54473
55 to 64370
18 to 34110
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,97710.69%
Asian2323.23%
2 or More102.60%
Indian77.22%
Hispanic41.58%

$Otsego County, Michigan Veterans by Education

14.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Otsego County, Michigan Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Otsego County, Michigan 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

84.18%

Born in Michigan

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.25% of Otsego County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 84.18% having been born in Michigan. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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