Osceola, Nebraska

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Osceola, Nebraska

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 7% Osceola Well-Paid Single Women
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Osceola Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Osceola, Nebraska

Comparing Osceola to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 8
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
Median Family Income 7 8
College Educated Adults 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 5
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 5


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

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Osceola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 68651
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.179
Longitude -97.547

Osceola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
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Osceola Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 921 100%
Male 410 44.5%
Female 511 55.5%
Under 18 219 23.8%
18+ 702 76.2%
65+ 243 26.4%
Median Age 43
Average Family Size 2.99
White 917 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Osceola Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 902
Growth -19
Growth % -2.1%

Osceola 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 45.5%
Swedish 18.6%
English 7.5%
Irish 6.4%
Danish 4%
US/American 3.1%
Czech 2.5%
Italian 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
Dutch 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1%
Scandinavian 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Swiss 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Osceola 921 $46,354
Benedict 278 $41,250
Gresham 270 $36,563
Rising City 386 $38,750
Shelby 690 $42,434
Silver Creek 441 $39,375
Stromsburg 1,232 $45,250

Osceola Public Libraries

Osceola Public Library
Osceola, Nebraska
(402) 747-4301

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Osceola High Schools (2004)

Serves 107 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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