Ottawa Lake is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,510 people and just one neighborhood, Ottawa Lake is the 214th largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Ottawa Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Ottawa Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ottawa Lake, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.13% of Ottawa Lake’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ottawa Lake is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ottawa Lake who work in office and administrative support (12.99%), management occupations (9.43%) and sales jobs (8.70%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ottawa Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ottawa Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Ottawa Lake is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.