Otsego, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Otsego had a population of 16,262 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Otsego is located at latitude 45.2643 and longitude -93.6207 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Otsego (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.93 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

The City of Otsego (GNIS ID: 2396105) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Otsego population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Otsego, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,262
Daytime Population: Workers 2,592
Daytime Population: Residents 7,705
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,297
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 16,244
Population in Familes 13,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 550
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $80,857
Average Household Income $97,409
Per Capita Income $34,070


Total Housing Units 5,892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,122 (86.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $213,526
Average Home Value $244,304


Total Households 5,680
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 4,246
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.53% 2.26%
Households 2.54% 2.26%
Families 2.46% 2.22%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Otsego, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otsego to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 70 92nd
Population Density # 461 49th
Diversity Index # 267 70th
Median Household Income # 83 91st
Per Capita Income # 181 80th

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