Is Ovid evolving or standing still? A bedroom community figures out what it is to be

By Kenedi Robinson
Clinton County Chatter Staff Reporter

OVID — According to an online data site, Ovid has increased in population and home income constantly since 2000. In that time, the population grew by 6.5 percent, to more than 1,600 residents, according to city-data.com. A lot of workers in the area live in Ovid, but drive to other cities for their employment, such as General Motors in Lansing or Flint, says Greg Palen, a township official. “I think this area has the potential to grow. Especially being the bedroom community that it is.