Osceola, Arkansas Population 2024

6,468

Osceola is a city located in Mississippi County Arkansas. Osceola has a 2024 population of 6,468. Osceola is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -7.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,965 in 2020.

The average household income in Osceola is $63,689 with a poverty rate of 24.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Osceola is 32.8 years, 29.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Osceola Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Osceola was:

  • Black or African American: 54.39%
  • White: 35.58%
  • Two or more races: 9.45%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
9.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
686.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.14% (-497)
The current population of Osceola, Arkansas is 6,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,965.

Osceola, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American3,75954.39%
White2,45935.58%
Two or more races6539.45%
Asian370.54%
Native American30.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Osceola Population by Race

Osceola Population Pyramid 2024

Osceola Median Age

32.8

Total

29.1

Male

37.7

Female

Osceola Adults

There are 5,039 adults, (993 of whom are seniors) in Osceola.

Osceola Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Osceola Sex Ratio

Female3,49550.57%
Male3,41649.43%

Osceola Population by Age

Osceola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4042.7646.453.6
Non Family7871.0930.269.8
Married7823.5879.320.7
Female7543.583169
Male813.2829.670.4
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3.39

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Osceola Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Osceola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Osceola Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Osceola Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,833

Average Earnings

$42,771

Average Male

$30,352

Average Female

Osceola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Osceola Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Osceola Language

95.02% of Osceola residents speak only English, while 4.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Osceola Language

Osceola Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3,7111,23933.39%
Multiple57518131.48%
White2,1901788.13%
Hispanic43913530.75%
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24.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.85%

Male Poverty Rate

29.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Osceola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Osceola is Black, with 33.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Osceola is White, with 8.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.74%.

Osceola Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.96%
Some College13.98%
High School12.71%
Bachelors or Greater
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Osceola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed58.59%
Male Unemployed48.35%
Female Employed20.6%
Male Employed2.95%
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Osceola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Osceola Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Osceola Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Osceola Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Osceola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Osceola Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Osceola Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

183

Number of Veterans

183

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Osceola Veterans by War

count

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Osceola Veterans by Age

count

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Osceola Veterans by Race

Osceola Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Osceola Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

13.9%

Unemployment Rate

Osceola Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Osceola Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Osceola Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.95%

Born in Osceola

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Osceola residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Arkansas. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Osceola Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,978-98-1.61%
20286,076-98-1.59%
20276,174-98-1.56%
20266,272-98-1.54%
20256,370-98-1.52%
20246,468-98-1.49%
20236,566-98-1.47%
20226,664-98-1.45%
20216,762-203-2.91%
20206,9653074.61%
20196,658-88-1.3%
20186,746-164-2.37%
20176,910-147-2.08%
20167,057-141-1.96%
20157,198-94-1.29%
20147,292-72-0.98%
20137,364-162-2.15%
20127,526-113-1.48%
20117,639-79-1.02%
20107,718-1,157-13.04%
20008,875-55-0.62%
19908,930490.55%
19808,8811,67723.28%
19707,2041,01516.4%
19606,1891,18323.63%
19505,0061,78055.18%
19403,22665325.38%
19302,573
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Osceola Population by Year