Ortonville is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,463 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ortonville who work in office and administrative support (12.69%), sales jobs (12.28%), and maintenance occupations (7.64%).
Of important note, Ortonville is also a village of artists. Ortonville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ortonville’s character.
The overall crime rate in Ortonville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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 31.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Ortonville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Ortonville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.60% of adults in Ortonville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ortonville in 2010 was $22,387, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,548 for a family of four. However, Ortonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, and French .
The most common language spoken in Ortonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.