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Ocheyedan, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ocheyedan had a population of 482 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ocheyedan is located at latitude 43.4181 and longitude -95.5365 in Osceola County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ocheyedan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Osceola County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,575 feet.

The City of Ocheyedan (GNIS ID: 2395296) 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 Ocheyedan is located within Township of Ocheyedan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Osceola County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ocheyedan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 482
Daytime Population: Workers 142
Daytime Population: Residents 196
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 338
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 482
Population in Familes 395
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 415
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $43,605
Average Household Income $52,375
Per Capita Income $22,455


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $71,528
Average Home Value $89,810


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 148
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 -0.23% -0.46%
Households -0.06% -0.45%
Families 1.07% -0.55%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Ocheyedan, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ocheyedan to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 479 53rd
Population Density # 695 31st
Diversity Index # 311 69th
Median Household Income # 884 12th
Per Capita Income # 931 8th

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