Ovid is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,613 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ovid is the 405th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Ovid was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ovid is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ovid is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ovid who work in office and administrative support (10.62%), food service (8.69%), and sales jobs (7.86%).
Overall, Ovid’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The population of Ovid has a very low overall level of education: only 9.17% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Ovid in 2018 was $21,566, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,264 for a family of four. However, Ovid contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ovid home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ovid residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ovid include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ovid is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.