Ortonville, MI

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Living in Ortonville

Ortonville is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,450 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ortonville is the 421st largest community in Michigan.

Ortonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Ortonville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Ortonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ortonville is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ortonville who work in management occupations (13.02%), sales jobs (9.93%), and office and administrative support (9.86%).

Also of interest is that Ortonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Ortonville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ortonville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ortonville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Ortonville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ortonville, the average commute to work is 35.76 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Ortonville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.32% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ortonville in 2010 was $36,122, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,488 for a family of four.

The people who call Ortonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ortonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ortonville include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Ortonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.