Statewide Claims to Fame

Osceola is 5th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Osceola is 7th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Osceola is 12th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Foreign born residents

Osceola is 16th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Osceola is 17th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Osceola is 19th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in People per household

Osceola is 20th in Iowa out of 81 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Current population (2012) 5,035 81st 3,074,186 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.5 49th 55,857.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 760.8 78th 54.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Residents younger than 5 8.9% 7th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.1% 17th 23.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.3% 31st 15.3% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.0% 78th 90.3% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.8% 79th 24.9% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Race - White 91.0% 53rd 92.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 60th 3.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 16th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 60th 2.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 20th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.2% 60th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.6% 5th 5.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.4% 70th 88.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Female residents 51.5% 44th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.0% 12th 4.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Housing units 2,184 77th 1,340,529 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.8% 76th 18.5% 25.9%
Households 1,884 78th 1,219,137 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.3% 31st 73.0% 66.1%
Home median value $82,700 68th $121,300 $186,200
People per household 2.5 19th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Osceola Rank Iowa US
Income per capita $21,954 57th $26,110 $27,915
Income per household $42,389 52nd $50,451 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.8% 55th 11.9% 14.3%

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