Osceola County IA Information


Osceola County Subdivisions

Osceola County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,306
Population in Households 6,207
Population in Familes 5,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,654
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,754
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,051 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 603 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $84,672
Average Home Value $108,654


Median Household Income $50,071
Average Household Income $61,439
Per Capita Income $26,024
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.25%
Households -0.17% -0.13%
Families -0.3% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Osceola County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osceola County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 95 5th
Population Density1 # 89 11th
Diversity Index2 # 28 73rd
Median Household Income # 52 48th
Per Capita Income # 59 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.