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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
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 (14.29%), sales jobs (12.83%), and management occupations (10.17%).
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ontonagon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ontonagon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ontonagon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ontonagon may be for you.
The citizens of Ontonagon are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.70% of adults in Ontonagon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Ontonagon in 2010 was $21,557, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,228 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ontonagon include Finnish, English, French , and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Ontonagon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Arabic.