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Otsego is a city in Allegan County, in the Allegan metro area.

The community was named after county in NY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Otsego. For links to other places called Otsego, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Otsego is 42.460N. The longitude is -85.696W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,944.


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Median household income
Local
$37,525
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Otsego demographic reports
Otsego is on the Kalamazoo River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Otsego residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Otsego ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Otsego was $17,521, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Otsego residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Otsego, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.


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Libraries in Otsego include Otsego District Public Library ... View libraries

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Allegan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Otsego political report.

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The average commute time for Otsego workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other MI communities named Otsego:
  �Allegan County township

MI communities formerly known as Otsego:
  �Allegan, Allegan County

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