Owosso, MI


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Living in Owosso

Owosso is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 14,699 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Owosso is the 79th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Owosso is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Owosso is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Owosso who work in sales jobs (11.58%), office and administrative support (10.53%), and personal care services (6.09%).

The citizens of Owosso are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.75% of adults in Owosso have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Owosso in 2010 was $18,515, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,060 for a family of four.

The people who call Owosso home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Owosso residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Owosso include Irish, English, Polish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Owosso is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.