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Otego is a township in Fayette County.
The latitude of Otego is 38.952N. The longitude is -88.979W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,438.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Otego demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fayette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62857 ZIP code.
30% of Otego residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Otego ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Otego was $15,562, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Otego residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Otego, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $589.
Fayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Otego political report.
The average commute time for Otego workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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