Osage, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Osage, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Osage had a population of 3,765 as of July 1, 2018. Osage ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Osage is located at latitude 43.2841 and longitude -92.811 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Osage encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The City of Osage (GNIS ID: 2396088) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Osage is located within Township of Osage, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mitchell County.

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Osage, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,765
Population in Households 3,644
Population in Familes 2,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 1,660
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $51,540
Average Household Income $63,553
Per Capita Income $28,723


Total Housing Units 1,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,273 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 414 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $133,584
Average Home Value $139,816


Total Households 1,687
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 1,003
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.48% 0.35%
Households 0.54% 0.39%
Families 0.61% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Osage, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osage to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 106 90th
Population Density # 60 94th
Diversity Index # 542 47th
Median Household Income # 674 33rd
Per Capita Income # 504 50th

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