Ossian, Indiana Population 2021

3,430
map placeholder

Ossian is a city located in Wells County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 3,430, it is the 150th largest city in Indiana and the 5826th largest city in the United States . Ossian is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,289 in 2010. Ossian reached it's highest population of 3,430 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Ossian has a population density of 2,059 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ossian is $68,099 with a poverty rate of 8.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $119,800. The median age in Ossian is 34.6 years, 34.4 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Ossian Demographics

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

  • White: 95.43%
  • Other race: 3.10%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ossian, Indiana is 3,430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,358.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,289.

Ossian, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,19795.43%
Some Other Race1043.10%
Two or More Races351.04%
Asian140.42%
Loading...

Ossian Population by Race

Ossian Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Ossian Median Age

34.6


Total

34.4


Male

34.7


Female

Ossian Adults

There are 2,549 adults, (548 of whom are seniors) in Ossian.

Ossian Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Ossian Sex Ratio

Female

1,814

54.15%

Male

1,536

45.85%

Ossian Population by Age

Ossian Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Ossian Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
Female89.1%10.9%
All80.7%19.3%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male0%0%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ossian Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3092.4980.7
Married7393.292.4
Non Family4141.0756.5
Female1562.8789.1
Male00

3.09

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

Loading...

Ossian Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1476.55%
High School Graduate76434.03%
Some College57325.52%
Associates Degree29913.32%
Bachelors Degree33614.97%
Graduate Degree1265.61%
Loading...

Ossian Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ossian Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1652,034448
Hispanic6650
Other Race3636
2+ Races1414
Asian141414

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 100.00%.

Ossian Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,958$38,578$29,598
Less Than 9th Grade$47,976$48,988$
High School Graduate$32,576$32,359$38,646
Some College$32,287$42,793$21,722
Bachelors Degree$37,111$50,000$36,667
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,958

Average Earnings

$38,578

Average Male

$29,598

Average Female

Ossian Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ossian Language by Age

Loading...

Ossian Language

97.11% of Ossian residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Ossian Language

Ossian Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0941725.56%
Hispanic14410472.22%
Other104104100.00%
Asian1414100.00%

8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.34%

Male Poverty Rate

8.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ossian

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ossian is White, with 5.56% 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 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.54%.

Ossian Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
High School12.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
Less Than 9th Grade2.72%
Some College2.46%

Ossian Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed38.24%
Male Employed4.33%
Female Employed2.33%

Ossian Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ossian Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$54,531$68,099
Families$71,190$83,960
Married Families$76,563-
Non Families$28,269$32,145
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Ossian Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ossian Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Ossian Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ossian Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Ossian Marital Status

Loading...

185

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War92
Vietnam69
Korea47
Second Gulf War13
World War II

Ossian Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7469
75+47
35 to 5436
55 to 6420
18 to 3413

Ossian Veterans by Age

Loading...

Ossian Veterans by Race

Ossian Veterans by Education

Loading...

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ossian Veterans by Education

Loading...

73%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ossian Employment by Age

Loading...

Ossian Employment by Race

Loading...

Ossian Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

80.69%

Born in Ossian

99.58%

Native Born

0.42%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.58% of Ossian residents were born in the United States, with 80.69% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ossian Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,430240.70%
20203,406240.71%
20193,382240.71%
20183,358150.45%
20173,343110.33%
20163,33210.03%
20153,33160.18%
20143,325120.36%
20133,31330.09%
20123,310-2-0.06%
20113,31270.21%
20103,3053621.17%
20002,9430.00%

Ossian Population by Year