Osseo, Minnesota

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Osseo, Minnesota

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High Points

Osseo strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Osseo Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Osseo Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Osseo Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Osseo Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Osseo People in Middle Class or Better
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Osseo Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Osseo, Minnesota

Comparing Osseo to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 6 4
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 9
Low Violent Crime 7 6

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Osseo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NW of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55311, 55369
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55569
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.119
Longitude -93.402

Osseo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Osseo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,434 100%
Male 1,151 47.3%
Female 1,283 52.7%
Under 18 473 19.4%
18+ 1,961 80.6%
65+ 526 21.6%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.83
White 2,335 95.9%
African-American 30 1.2%
Asian 26 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.3%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 34 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.8%

Estimated Osseo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,551
Growth 117
Growth % 4.8%

Osseo Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 41.6%
Norwegian 12.8%
Swedish 8%
Irish 6.9%
US/American 5.4%
English 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Polish 3%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Danish 2.3%
Dutch 1.3%
Czech 1.1%
Finnish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hassan (55311, 55369)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Osseo 2,434 $52,083
Anoka 18,076 $55,311
Brooklyn Center 29,172 $52,006
Brooklyn Park 67,388 $64,297
Champlin 22,193 $68,890
Coon Rapids 61,607 $62,260
Maple Grove 50,365 $81,873
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Osseo High Schools (2004)

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317 2ND AVE. N.W.
Serves 1,691 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23

A Special Education School
Serves 3 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2

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