Ossian, Indiana Population 2020

3,427
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Ossian is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 3,427, it is the 149th largest city in Indiana and the 5828th largest city in the United States. Ossian is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 4.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,289 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ossian has a population density of 2,057 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ossian is $65,247 with a poverty rate of 6.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $121,100. The median age in Ossian is 35.5 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males.

Ossian Demographics

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

  • White: 95.21%
  • Other race: 1.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ossian, Indiana is 3,427, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,389.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,289.

Ossian, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,20095.21%
Some Other Race641.90%
Two or More Races591.76%
Asian381.13%
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Ossian Population Pyramid 2020

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Ossian Median Age

35.5


Total

34.7


Male

36


Female

Ossian Adults

There are 2,516 adults, (567 of whom are seniors) in Ossian.

Ossian Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ossian Sex Ratio

Female

1,791

53.29%

Male

1,570

46.71%

Ossian Households and Families

Ossian Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ossian Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.9%7.1%
Female90.7%9.3%
All80.9%19.1%
Non Family55.7%44.3%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2662.5880.9
Married7083.3592.9
Non Family4091.0655.7
Female1183.3690.7
Male312.16100

3.25

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ossian Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade2109.58%
High School Graduate77335.26%
Some College49422.54%
Associates Degree31714.46%
Bachelors Degree27112.36%
Graduate Degree1275.79%
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Ossian Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1051,923388
Hispanic6537
Asian222210
Multiple Races2020
Other Race1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.45%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,680$41,393$26,493
Less Than High School$$47,361$
High School Grad$33,125$34,118$29,205
Some College$32,708$41,250$22,399
Bachelors Degree$44,583$69,167$38,409
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,680

Average Earnings

$41,393

Average Male

$26,493

Average Female

Ossian Language

Ossian Language by Age

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Ossian Language

96.71% of Ossian residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Ossian Poverty

Ossian Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0871274.11%
Hispanic1256451.20%
Other6464100.00%
Asian381026.32%

6.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.24%

Male Poverty Rate

6.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ossian

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ossian is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ossian is White, with 4.11% 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 8.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.22%.

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Name Poverty
High School6.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
Some College2.37%
Less Than High School1.90%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Male Employed3.74%
Female Employed3.64%

Ossian Income

Ossian Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,833$65,247
Families$72,225$80,404
Married Families$76,638-
Non Families$26,250$31,936
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Ossian Marital Status

Ossian Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ossian Married by Age and Sex

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Ossian 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 45-54.

Ossian Marital Status by Race

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Ossian Veterans

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187

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
First Gulf War74
Korea54
Second Gulf War12
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
75+54
35 to 5432
18 to 3412
55 to 64
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Ossian Veterans by Education

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5.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ossian Employment Status

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.30%

Born in Indiana

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.57% of Ossian residents were born in the United States, with 80.30% having been born in Indiana. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,427190.56%
20193,408190.56%
20183,389250.74%
20173,364190.57%
20163,34530.09%
20153,34250.15%
20143,337120.36%
20133,32540.12%
20123,321-2-0.06%
20113,32360.18%
20103,3173741.20%
20002,9430.00%