Osceola, Iowa Population 2021

5,266
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Osceola is a city located in Clarke County Iowa. It is also the county seat of Clarke County. With a 2020 population of 5,266, it is the 78th largest city in Iowa and the 4632nd largest city in the United States . Osceola is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 6.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,929 in 2010. Osceola reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Osceola has a population density of 742 people per square mile.

The average household income in Osceola is $54,094 with a poverty rate of 16.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $95,700. The median age in Osceola is 38.6 years, 36.4 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Osceola Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Osceolawas:

  • White: 93.55%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Other race: 1.82%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Osceola, Iowa is 5,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,242.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,929.

Osceola, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,77493.55%
Two or More Races1603.14%
Some Other Race931.82%
Asian591.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.33%
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Osceola Population by Race

Osceola Population Pyramid $2021

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Osceola Median Age

38.6


Total

36.4


Male

39.5


Female

Osceola Adults

There are 3,857 adults, (880 of whom are seniors) in Osceola.

Osceola Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Osceola Sex Ratio

Female

2,715

53.20%

Male

2,388

46.80%

Osceola Population by Age

Osceola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Osceola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.9%64.1%
Non Family37.4%62.6%
All57.3%42.7%
Female61%39%
Married82.1%17.9%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Osceola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1682.2857.3
Non Family9691.1737.4
Married9183.1182.1
Male1814.0335.9
Female1002.1161

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Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Osceola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2577.46%
9th to 12th Grade3449.99%
High School Graduate1,12832.76%
Some College90626.31%
Associates Degree2938.51%
Bachelors Degree3109.00%
Graduate Degree2055.95%
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Osceola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Osceola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6112,326410
Hispanic607291105
2+ Races158158
Other Race7636
Asian5959
Native American1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 17.30%.

Osceola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,742$36,950$29,025
Less Than 9th Grade$$29,111$
High School Graduate$20,141$21,813$14,527
Some College$41,161$41,012$42,054
Bachelors Degree$34,779$$
Graduate Degree$63,750$80,625$48,269

$31,742

Average Earnings

$36,950

Average Male

$29,025

Average Female

Osceola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Osceola Language by Age

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Osceola Language

78.49% of Osceola residents speak only English, while 21.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.01% of the population.

Osceola Language

Osceola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,46351614.90%
Hispanic1,20829824.67%
Multiple16021.25%

16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.56%

Male Poverty Rate

16.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Osceola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Osceola is Hispanic, with 24.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Osceola is Multiple, with 1.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.61%.

Osceola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.52%
High School20.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
Some College1.79%

Osceola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.27%
Male Employed6.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Osceola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Osceola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,443$54,094
Families$58,839$66,478
Married Families$63,942-
Non Families$32,546$35,961
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Income by Household Type

Osceola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Osceola Married by Age and Sex

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Osceola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Osceola Marital Status by Race

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Osceola Marital Status

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287

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam150
Second Gulf War41
Korea39
First Gulf War36
World War II

Osceola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74133
75+73
35 to 5440
18 to 3423
55 to 6418

Osceola Veterans by Age

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Osceola Veterans by Race

Osceola Veterans by Education

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4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Osceola Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Osceola Employment by Age

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Osceola Employment by Race

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Osceola Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.81%

Born in Osceola

89.50%

Native Born

10.50%

Foreign Born

7.64%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.50% of Osceola residents were born in the United States, with 64.81% having been born in Iowa. 7.64% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,266120.23%
20205,254120.23%
20195,242120.23%
20185,2301462.87%
20175,084711.42%
20165,013711.44%
20154,94290.18%
20144,933-31-0.62%
20134,964-56-1.12%
20125,020140.28%
20115,006501.01%
20104,9562970.62%
20004,6594951.13%
19904,1644141.05%
19803,7506261.84%
19703,124-226-0.70%
19603,350-72-0.21%
19503,4221410.42%
19403,2814101.34%
19302,8711870.68%
19202,6841790.35%
19002,5050.00%

Osceola Population by Year