Osceola County, Iowa Population 2021

Osceola County, Iowa's estimated population is 5,818 with a growth rate of -1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Osceola County, Iowa is the 97th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 6,459 and has seen a growth of -9.92% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,818-70-1.19%
20205,888-70-1.17%
20195,958-70-1.16%
20186,02870.12%
20176,021-74-1.21%
20166,095-65-1.06%
20156,160-71-1.14%
20146,231-5-0.08%
20136,236320.52%
20126,204-112-1.77%
20116,316-143-2.21%
20106,459-808-11.12%
19907,267-1,104-13.19%
19808,371-184-2.15%
19708,555-1,509-14.99%
196010,064-117-1.15%
195010,181-426-4.02%
194010,6074254.17%
193010,182-41-0.40%
192010,2231,26714.15%
19108,9562312.65%
19008,7253,15156.53%
18905,5743,355151.19%
18802,2190.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.19% (-70)
County Website
State
Founded
1871
County Seat
2010 Population
6,459
Growth Since 2010
-9.92% (-641)
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Osceola County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,71794.46%
Some Other Race1272.10%
Two or More Races1001.65%
Black or African American761.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.35%
Asian80.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.05%
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Osceola County, Iowa Population by Race

Osceola County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Osceola County, Iowa Median Age

44


Total

40.8


Male

47


Female

Osceola County, Iowa Adults

There are 4,636 adults, (1,269 of whom are seniors) in Osceola County, Iowa.

Osceola County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Osceola County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

2,993

49.45%

Male

3,059

50.55%

Osceola County, Iowa Population by Age

Osceola County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Osceola County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.4%46.6%
Male55%45%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
All78.4%21.6%
Married91.9%8.1%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Osceola County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6332.2678.4
Married1,3612.991.9
Non Family1,0001.2366.6
Female1633.0153.4
Male1092.7555

2.84

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Osceola County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1693.98%
9th to 12th Grade3227.58%
High School Graduate1,55536.59%
Some College83419.62%
Associates Degree61014.35%
Bachelors Degree56313.25%
Graduate Degree1974.64%
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Osceola County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Osceola County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9013,539725
Hispanic25113427
Other Race6634
2+ Races44398
Black4140
Native American208
Asian88
Islander22

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 white people with a rate of 18.58%.

Osceola County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,500$43,710$26,620
Less Than 9th Grade$32,212$37,500$
High School Graduate$32,398$39,669$23,654
Some College$34,554$49,922$24,196
Bachelors Degree$46,125$48,984$38,462
Graduate Degree$52,208$70,714$51,065

$37,500

Average Earnings

$43,710

Average Male

$26,620

Average Female

Osceola County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Osceola County, Iowa Language by Age

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Osceola County, Iowa Language

92.04% of Osceola County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 7.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.27% of the population.

Osceola County, Iowa Language

Osceola County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,29059011.15%
Hispanic48912625.77%
Other1263729.37%
Black731419.18%
Multiple10088.00%
Native21628.57%
Asian8562.50%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.43%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Osceola County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Osceola County, Iowa is Asian, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Osceola County, Iowa is Multiple, with 8.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.

Osceola County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.45%
High School10.96%
Some College6.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.26%

Osceola County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed28.26%
Female Unemployed23.40%
Female Employed5.97%
Male Employed3.30%

Osceola County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Osceola County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,725$71,472
Families$69,335$83,706
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$39,767$47,951
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Income by Household Type

Osceola County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Osceola County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Osceola County, Iowa 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 County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Osceola County, Iowa Marital Status

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419

Number of Veterans

359

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
Second Gulf War73
Korea67
First Gulf War39
World War II22

Osceola County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+142
65 to 74121
35 to 5466
18 to 3450
55 to 6440

Osceola County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3968.93%
Black1835.29%
2+ Races48.51%
Hispanic10.37%
Other Race11.39%

Osceola County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Osceola County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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2.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Osceola County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Osceola County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Osceola County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Osceola County, Iowa 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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63.38%

Born in Osceola County, Iowa

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.74% of Osceola County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in Iowa. 3.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Osceola County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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