Ottawa County, Michigan's estimated population is 297,896 with a growth rate of 0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ottawa County, Michigan is the 9th largest county in Michigan. The 2010 Population was 264,130 and has seen a growth of 12.78% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.78%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.16%.
91.80% of Ottawa County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 8.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ottawa County, Michigan is Islander, with 48.21% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ottawa County, Michigan is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ottawa County, Michigan
94.91% of Ottawa County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 77.52% having been born in Michigan. 2.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.