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People

Total Population 1,338
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 690
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,722
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.6%
Median Gross Rent $817
Median House Value $88,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 17.8%

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

Oskaloosa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles N of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 66066
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.215
Longitude -95.312

Oskaloosa 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 OSKALOOSA 4 NE
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station LAWRENCE
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 46 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station ATCHISON
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Easton 352 $0
McLouth 1,282 $57,120
Ozawkie 757 $73,750
Perry 916 $67,273

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

Oskaloosa Public Libraries

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Oskaloosa Public Library
315 JEFFERSON STREET
Oskaloosa, Kansas
(785) 863-2475

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Oskaloosa High Schools

OSKALOOSA HIGH
404 PARK STREET
785-863-2281
Serves 238 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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