Otsego is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,994 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Otsego is the 241st largest community in Michigan. Otsego has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Otsego isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Otsego are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Otsego is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Otsego who work in sales jobs (13.13%), management occupations (13.13%), and office and administrative support (9.44%).
Also of interest is that Otsego has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Otsego does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Otsego rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.46% of adults 25 and older in Otsego have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Otsego in 2018 was $26,776, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,104 for a family of four. However, Otsego contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Otsego home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Otsego residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Otsego include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Otsego is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Tagalog.