Ontonagon is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,324 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ontonagon is the 414th largest community in Michigan. Ontonagon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages, Ontonagon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ontonagon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ontonagon is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ontonagon who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), sales jobs (12.65%), and management occupations (7.64%).
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ontonagon is worth considering.
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.98 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Ontonagon are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.45% of adults in Ontonagon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Ontonagon in 2010 was $19,748, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,992 for a family of four.
The people who call Ontonagon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ontonagon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ontonagon include Finnish, English, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Ontonagon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Arabic.