Otsego County

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Otsego County, New York

PO Box 710
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: (607) 547-4275
Fax: (607) 547-7544
www.otsegocounty.com

In south-central NY, south of Utica; organized Feb 16, 1791 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: Iroquoian 'rock site' or 'place of the rock.'

Area (sq mi):: 1015.10 (land 1002.80; water 12.31) Population per square mile: 62.60
Population 2005: 62,746 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 1.90% Population 2000: 61,676 (White 94.60%; Black or African American 1.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,806; median household $33,444; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,857-$22,679
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oneonta (13,099)

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    Otsego County, Michigan

    225 W Main St
    Gaylord, MI 49735
    Phone: (989) 732-6484
    Fax: (989) 732-1562
    www.otsegocountymi.gov

    In north-central MI, southeast of Petoskey; established as Okkuddo County Apr 1, 1840; name changed Mar 8, 1843. Name Origin: Probably for Otsego County, NY, home of some early settlers; from Iroquoian 'rock site' or 'place of the rock.'

    Area (sq mi):: 525.98 (land 514.54; water 11.44) Population per square mile: 47.90
    Population 2005: 24,665 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 29.80% Population 2000: 23,301 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.70
    Income 2000: per capita $19,810; median household $40,876; Population below poverty level: 6.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,365-$24,465
    Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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