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.

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 office and administrative support (13.90%), sales jobs (12.28%), and food service (9.18%).

Overall, Ortonville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

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 33.07 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.

The education level of Ortonville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.95% of adults in Ortonville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ortonville in 2010 was $24,757, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,028 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 French.

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