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People

Total Population 4,985
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,295
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 43.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,425
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,021
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,076

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,962
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $82,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 15.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Osceola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Clarke
Standard Zip Codes 50213
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.033
Longitude -93.765

Osceola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OSCEOLA
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station WINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Osceola, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lacelle (50213)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lucas 196 $57,188

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Osceola Public Libraries

Library
Osceola Public Library
300 S FILLMORE ST
Osceola, Iowa
(641) 342-2237

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Osceola Hospitals

CLARKE COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
800 S FILLMORE ST
(641) 342-2184
Emergency Service: Yes

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Osceola High Schools

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CLARKE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
800 N JACKSON
641-342-6505
Serves 450 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

CLARKE LEARNING CENTER
2520 WEST MCLANE
641-342-2804
A Non-traditional School
Serves 17 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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