Otter Lake is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 387 people and just one neighborhood, Otter Lake is the 578th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Otter Lake was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Otter Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Otter Lake is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Otter Lake who work in sales jobs (20.25%), management occupations (16.46%) and food service (9.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Otter Lake is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The village 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, Otter Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Otter Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Otter Lake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Otter Lake, the average commute to work is 32.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Otter Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.