Osceola County IA Information


Osceola County Subdivisions

Osceola County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,240
Daytime Population: Workers 2,718
Daytime Population: Residents 2,666
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,384
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 6,128
Population in Familes 4,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $51,660
Average Household Income $63,093
Per Capita Income $26,509


Total Housing Units 2,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,016 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 587 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 374 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $84,877
Average Home Value $110,367


Total Households 2,603
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,716
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.51%
Households -0.41% -0.47%
Families -0.56% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.87%


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, 2017 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 Density # 88 11th
Diversity Index # 28 73rd
Median Household Income # 49 52nd
Per Capita Income # 61 39th

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