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Ottawa County, Michigan Facts

Facts
State Michigan
Land area 563.5 square miles
Population Density 468.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 272,701
Population change 3.4%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 25.1%
65 and over 12.8%
Females 50.8%
White 93.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 9.3
Asian 2.8%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 1.8%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 30%
Veterans 14,254
Households and Housing
Households 94,666
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.4%
Median household income $56,453
The per capita income $25,371
Live below the poverty line. 11.2%
housing units 103,417
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $153,200
Residents owning their homes. 78.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 21,445
Women-owned firms 25.8%
Asian-owned firms 1%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.8%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.2%
Retail sales $2,367,832
Retail sales per capita $9,149
Manufacturers shipments $9,210,895
Merchant wholesaler sales $2,120,633