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 1,443 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.

Unlike some villages, Ortonville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ortonville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ortonville is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ortonville who work in sales jobs (13.73%), office and administrative support (12.27%), and food service (8.53%).

Ortonville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe 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 34.82 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small village, Ortonville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Ortonville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.14% of adults 25 and older in Ortonville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ortonville in 2018 was $28,543, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,172 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, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

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