Osage, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 3,574 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 1,787  (50.0%)
Females: 1,787  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50461.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,522 (it was $30,676 in 2000)
Osage:

$45,522
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,244 (it was $17,366 in 2000)

Osage city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,944 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Osage:

$126,944
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,027; detached houses: $128,729; townhouses or other attached units: $143,808

Median gross rent in 2017: $604.

March 2019 cost of living index in Osage: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Osage, IA (2010)
    • 3,53297.6%White alone
    • 481.3%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Two or more races
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Black alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone

Races in Osage detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Osage, Iowa as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Osage is 733 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Osage by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
2
(55.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(28.5)
1
(28.7)
7
(203.1)
8
(233.6)
3
(87.6)
3
(86.7)
10
(274.9)
3
(82.5)
6
(165.5)
2
(55.0)
3
(82.0)
12
(328.0)
15
(414.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(285.2)
18
(517.2)
13
(377.1)
26
(759.1)
7
(204.4)
7
(202.3)
2
(55.0)
N/A33
(910.1)
13
(357.4)
44
(1,202)
7
(191.3)
14
(386.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(1,027)
30
(862.1)
44
(1,276)
33
(963.5)
30
(876.2)
25
(722.3)
22
(604.7)
18
(495.0)
20
(551.6)
27
(742.4)
18
(491.8)
40
(1,093)
19
(524.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(85.6)
6
(172.4)
2
(58.0)
4
(116.8)
2
(58.4)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
1
(27.5)
1
(27.3)
3
(82.0)
3
(82.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)73.690.2122.7147.771.662.783.062.2165.267.9122.4129.3137.5

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City-data.com crime index in Osage, IA

Crime rate in Osage detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (49.5%), American (9.7%), Irish (8.2%), Norwegian (7.4%), English (5.6%), Czech (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/14/1871

Elevation: 1181 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,710 people per square mile   (low).

Osage, Iowa map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,648 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,359 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (54.0 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (116.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mitchell, IA (2.0 miles),
Orchard, IA (2.1 miles),
Little Cedar, IA (2.8 miles),
St. Ansgar, IA (2.9 miles ),
New Haven, IA (2.9 miles),
Stacyville, IA (3.3 miles ),
Floyd, IA (3.4 miles ),
Toeterville, IA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 43.28 N, Longitude: 92.81 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Osage, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Osage, IA in 2017
Osage satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $265,300
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Osage, IA residents
Average permit cost in Osage, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Osage, IA
Historical housing units in Osage, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+0.2%).
Most common industries in Osage, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Food (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (12.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Apparel (6.5%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Osage, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Printing workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Printing workers (7.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Osage, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Osage, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average.

City:

1.21
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Osage-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Osage city center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Osage-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.3 miles away from Osage center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 421.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 401.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 335.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Osage topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Osage:

  • MITCHELL COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 616 NORTH EIGHTH STREET)
  • MITCHELL COUNTY HOME CARE (415 PLEASANT, SUITE 100)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN HOME (914 DAVIDSON DRIVE)
  • MAPLE MANOR (830 SOUTH FIFTH STREET)
  • OSAGE REHAB AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (830 SOUTH FIFTH STREET)

Airports located in Osage:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osage:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 19 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 29 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 49 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 51 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 57 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 60 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

Public high school in Osage:

Public elementary/middle schools in Osage:

Private elementary/middle school in Osage:

See full list of schools located in Osage

Library in Osage:

  • OSAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $183,368; Location: 406 MAIN ST; 34,496 books; 1,884 audio materials; 2,387 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Osage: Mitchell County Fairgrounds (A), Osage (B), Osage Co-op Elevator (C), Mitchell County Sheriffs Office (D), Osage City Hall (E), Osage Police Department (F), Osage Fire Department (G), Osage Public Library (H), Mitchell County Courthouse (I), Mitchell County Ambulance Service (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Osage include: Our Saviours Lutheran Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), United Church of Christ (C), Christian Missionary Church (D), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Osage Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Osage include: Osage City Park (1), Old Stone Mill Historical Marker (2), Student Hamlin Garland Historical Marker (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Cedar Valley Memories (Museums; 18791 Highway 9).

Hotel: Staff Motel & Lounge (2215 Highway 218).

Court: Iowa State - Judicial Department- Clerk Of District Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Mike Johanns - 28th Secretary of Agriculture, Dean Jeffries - Hollywood custom vehicle designer and fabricator, James Vincent Casey - Catholic bishop, Randy Duncan - Football player, Troy Merritt - Professional golfer, Jesse Duryea - Major League Baseball pitcher, Tiny Sandford - Film actor, Bob Brush (baseball) - Baseball player.

Mitchell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Osage and their reported violations in the past:

ST PETERS RECTORY (Address: 3430 VALLEY AVE , Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010), St BCA signed (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010), St BCA signed (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2010), St BCA signed (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2007)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St BCA signed (SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MITCHELL TOWN PUMP (Address: 1005 N 7TH ST , Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-14-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between AUG-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUN-2007 and JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between MAY-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2007)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
SUNNY BRAE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MITCHELL COUNTY NATURE CENTER (Address: 18793 HWY 9 , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OSAGE MOTEL (Address: 2215 HWY 218 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.1%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Osage in 2010:

  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
95 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Osage (2011 data):

  • C US Bank: Osage Branch at 601 Main Street, branch established on 1935/08/12. Info updated 2008/07/31: Bank assets: $344.2 mil, Deposits: $281.3 mil, headquarters in Cresco, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: How-Win Development Co.
  • First Citizens National Bank: Osage Branch at 501 Main Street, branch established on 1856/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,022.1 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Mason City, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Financial Corp.
  • The Home Trust & Savings Bank: at 628 Main Street, branch established on 1899/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.7 mil, Deposits: $179.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Htb, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Osage:

Marital status in Osage, IA
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Osage:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Osage
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Osage, IA (based on Mitchell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,36812
Catholic2,3573
Evangelical Protestant1,49111
Other6-
None3,554-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Mitchell County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Mitchell County:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mitchell County:

8.4%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

27.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

12.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Osage:

51.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Osage:

47.4%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Osage:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Osage:

36.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Osage:

74.8%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Osage, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 6$18,436$36,8720$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,333$48,7991$1,233
Other Government Administration 2$8,756$52,5360$0
Water Supply 1$3,737$44,8440$0
Sewerage 1$3,250$39,0000$0
Police - Other 1$1,729$20,7480$0
Financial Administration 1$3,998$47,9760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,321$39,8521$257
Local Libraries 1$2,909$34,90811$5,570
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$582
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 19$66,469$41,98014$7,642

Osage government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $301,000 ($84.22)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($26.58)
    Gas Utilities: $88,000 ($24.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($3.64)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,704,000 ($1036.37)
    Gas Utilities: $1,769,000 ($494.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,640,000 ($458.87)
    Police Protection: $500,000 ($139.90)
    General - Other: $473,000 ($132.34)
    Regular Highways: $433,000 ($121.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $411,000 ($115.00)
    Sewerage: $351,000 ($98.21)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($96.25)
    Libraries: $289,000 ($80.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $149,000 ($41.69)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($37.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($6.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($4.48)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($3.36)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($3.36)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($1.68)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.12)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($43.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($77.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($1.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $233,000 ($65.19)
    Gas Utilities: $57,000 ($15.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($10.35)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($8.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($6.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $15,000 ($4.20)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($3.08)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,098,000 ($587.02)

Osage government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,957,000 ($547.57)
    Sewerage: $495,000 ($138.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($38.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($19.87)
    Other: $11,000 ($3.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($10.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $166,000 ($46.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $432,000 ($120.87)
    Interest Earnings: $198,000 ($55.40)
    Special Assessments: $64,000 ($17.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($14.27)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($6.16)
    Rents: $17,000 ($4.76)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,429,000 ($1519.03)
    Gas Utilities: $1,865,000 ($521.82)
    Water Utilities: $407,000 ($113.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $347,000 ($97.09)
    Other: $55,000 ($15.39)
  • Tax - Property: $1,651,000 ($461.95)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $298,000 ($83.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $63,000 ($17.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($10.91)
    Other License: $9,000 ($2.52)

Osage government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,511,000 ($3500.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,208,000 ($3135.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,303,000 ($364.58)

Osage government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $271,000 ($75.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,984,000 ($3073.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000,000 ($279.80)

3.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.51% ($42,810 average AGI)
Businesses in Osage, IA
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1RadioShack1
Hardee's1Sears1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
Lane Furniture1Super 81
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1
New Balance1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Osage:

  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KRNI (1010 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Osage:

  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KUNY (91.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KCHA-FM (95.9 FM; CHARLES CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KCMR (97.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: TLC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KYTC (102.7 FM; NORTHWOOD, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Osage:

  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
Osage fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Osage fatal accident list:

May 3, 2014 11:44 AM, Cr-Chase St, Lat: 43.285072, Lon: -92.814908, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 2010 11:04 AM, S 5th St, Vine St, Lat: 43.278244, Lon: -92.814583, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 16, 1995 03:35 PM, 218, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.8mTotal length
  • 18,085Total average daily traffic
  • 2,863Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,085Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Osage, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Osage, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Osage)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Osage, IA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • OSAGE, 3.5 Nm W Of Osage Muni Arpt (Lat: 43.285000 Lon: -92.875556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WMS691,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • OSAGE, 3.5 Nm W Of Osage Muni Arpt (Lat: 43.285000 Lon: -92.875556), Call Sign: WQCQ406, Grant Date: 03/31/2015, Expiration Date: 04/29/2025, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Kisley Omni, Lat: 43.298194 Lon: -92.870167, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQOL966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/11/2011, Expiration Date: 01/01/2021, Certifier: Ryan J Malek, Registrant: Router12 Networks, Mason City, IA 50402, Phone: (641) 420-7180, Fax: (641) 420-7180, Email:
  • OSAGE MWW, Osage Cell Site 4254 March Ave (Lat: 43.378889 Lon: -92.789444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 127.7 m, Call Sign: WQPY430,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/19/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • ORCHARD, 3543 Highway 218 (Lat: 43.277417 Lon: -92.732611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.1 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRDK920,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2019, Expiration Date: 05/22/2029, Certifier: Kerry R Groetsch, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Dr, Suite 1200 Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Osage Municipal Airport (Lat: 43.298861 Lon: -92.808528), Type: Building, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WLX3,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/1998, Expiration Date: 08/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2003, Registrant: City Of Osage, Osage, IA 50461-0029

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Osage)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Osage)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 23 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Osage, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.8%), and Outside Fires (27.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Osage, IA
    • 8039.8%Structure Fires
    • 5627.9%Outside Fires
    • 4120.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2411.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Osage, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Osage, Iowa:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1530 E Main St, Osage, Iowa 50461 , Phone: (641) 732-1800, Fax: (641) 732-1811
  • Americinn Hotel & Suites Osage, Ia, 2212 Higway 218, Osage, Iowa 50461 , Phone: (641) 832-2200, Fax: (641) 832-2201
  • AmericInn Hotel & Suites, 2212 Hwy 218, Osage, Iowa 50461 , Phone: (641) 832-2200, Fax: (641) 832-2201
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Osage, Iowa
Most common first names in Osage, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5680.0 years
Mary5580.0 years
Robert4974.3 years
William4183.5 years
Ruth2685.3 years
Anna2582.1 years
Dorothy2378.4 years
George2379.9 years
Frank2379.7 years
Grace2283.4 years
Most common last names in Osage, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2579.0 years
Olson2478.0 years
Anderson1881.5 years
Hemann1678.8 years
Adams1678.3 years
Klemesrud1680.9 years
Schmidt1579.9 years
Muller1478.9 years
Brown1379.4 years
Hartwig1377.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Osage, IA
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Osage, IA
  • 73.3%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Osage compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Osage on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #45 (50461) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
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