Otsego, MI (City Center)




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About Otsego, MI (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Otsego is $134,270, which is more expensive than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in Michigan and 33.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Otsego City Center is currently $752, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.8% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Otsego City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Otsego, Michigan.

Real estate in the City Center of Otsego, MI is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Otsego City Center are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Otsego City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Otsego City Center neighborhood has more Dutch and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 2.2% have Greek ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Otsego are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Otsego City Center neighborhood, 29.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.2%), and 19.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Otsego, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.9%). There are also a number of people of Dutch ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report English roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Otsego City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Otsego City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Otsego 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Otsego 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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PLAINWELL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cooper Elementary School
7559 North 14 Th St
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
KG-05
Renaissance High School
422 Acorn St
Plainwell, MI, 49080
09-12
Gilkey Elementary School
707 South Woodhams St
Plainwell, MI, 49080
KG-05
Plainwell High School
684 Starr Rd
Plainwell, MI, 49080
09-12
Starr Elementary School
601 School Dr
Plainwell, MI, 49080
KG-05
Plainwell Middle School
720 Brigham St
Plainwell, MI, 49080
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Otsego West Campus High School
570 Washington St
Otsego, MI, 49078
06-12
Alamo Elementary School
8184 North 6 Th St
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
KG-05
Dix Street Elementary School
503 Dix St
Otsego, MI, 49078
PK-05
Otsego Middle School
540 Washington St
Otsego, MI, 49078
06-08
Washington Street Elementary School
538 Washington St
Otsego, MI, 49078
PK-05
Otsego High School
550 Washington St
Otsego, MI, 49078
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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MARTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Martin High School
1556 Chalmers
Martin, MI, 49070
07-12
Robert D. Brandon Elem. School
1583 University St
Martin, MI, 49070
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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