Osceola, Iowa Population 2024

5,670

Osceola is a city located in Clarke County Iowa. Osceola has a 2024 population of 5,670. It is also the county seat of Clarke County.Osceola is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 4.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,419 in 2020.

The average household income in Osceola is $67,448 with a poverty rate of 19.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Osceola is 36.6 years, 32.3 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Osceola Demographics

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

  • White: 78.04%
  • Other race: 10.94%
  • Two or more races: 9.99%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
7.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
798.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.63% (251)
The current population of Osceola, Iowa is 5,670 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,419.

Osceola, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,25778.04%
Other race59710.94%
Two or more races5459.99%
Asian380.7%
Native American160.29%
Black or African American20.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Osceola Population by Race

Osceola Population Pyramid 2024

Osceola Median Age

36.6

Total

32.3

Male

45

Female

Osceola Adults

There are 4,154 adults, (889 of whom are seniors) in Osceola.

Osceola Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Osceola Sex Ratio

Female2,65448.65%
Male2,80151.35%

Osceola Population by Age

Osceola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2992.3160.239.8
Married1,0422.8580.619.4
Non Family8171.0935.164.9
Male2224.2737.462.6
Female2182.379.420.6
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2.82

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

60.2%

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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 18.35%.

Osceola Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,866

Average Earnings

$39,457

Average Male

$36,056

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

83.68% of Osceola residents speak only English, while 16.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.55% of the population.

Osceola Language

Osceola Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,51580722.96%
Hispanic1,41715611.01%
Multiple545488.81%
Asian3838100%
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19.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.28%

Male Poverty Rate

22.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Osceola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Osceola is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Osceola is Multiple, with 8.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 37.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Osceola Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.73%
High School22.02%
Some College7.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%
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Osceola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.69%
Female Employed9.78%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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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

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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 Over 65, 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

224

Number of Veterans

196

Male Veterans

28

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

20.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Osceola Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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

67.22%

Born in Osceola

91.31%

Native Born

8.69%

Foreign Born

4%

Non Citizen

4.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.31% of Osceola residents were born in the United States, with 67.22% having been born in Iowa. 4% 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
20295,925510.87%
20285,874510.88%
20275,823510.88%
20265,772510.89%
20255,721510.9%
20245,670510.91%
20235,619510.92%
20225,568510.92%
20215,517981.81%
20205,4191893.61%
20195,230100.19%
20185,2201412.78%
20175,079701.4%
20165,009771.56%
20154,93270.14%
20144,925-32-0.65%
20134,957-55-1.1%
20125,012130.26%
20114,999501.01%
20104,9492906.22%
20004,65949511.89%
19904,16441411.04%
19803,75062620.04%
19703,124-226-6.75%
19603,350-72-2.1%
19503,4221414.3%
19403,28141014.28%
19302,8711876.97%
19202,6841797.15%
19002,505
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Osceola Population by Year