Osage, Minnesota

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Population in 2010: 323.
Males: 171  (53.0%)
Females: 152  (47.0%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56570.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,063
Osage:

$63,063
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,910

Osage CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $218,603
Osage:

$218,603
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $253,448; detached houses: $276,612; mobile homes: $87,284

Median gross rent in 2019: $950.

March 2019 cost of living index in Osage: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.7%

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Ancestries: German (45.3%), Finnish (8.2%), Scandinavian (8.2%), Norwegian (7.5%), English (3.1%), Polish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1490 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,438 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,156 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (73.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (165.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (513.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pine Point, MN (2.8 miles ),
Wolf Lake, MN (3.0 miles),
Park Rapids, MN (3.1 miles ),
Menahga, MN (3.7 miles ),
Nevis, MN (4.4 miles ),
Sebeka, MN (4.7 miles ),
Lake George, MN (4.8 miles ),
Frazee, MN (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.92 N, Longitude: 95.26 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Osage, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Osage, MN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Tornado activity:

Osage-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.1 miles away from the Osage place center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Osage-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 38% 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 94.3 miles away from Osage center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Osage center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from Osage center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 759.6 miles away from Osage center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Becker County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Osage:

  • ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PARK RAPIDS, MN)
  • ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARK RAPIDS, MN)
  • GREEN PINE ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MENAHGA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osage:

  • Bemidji State University (about 43 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 64 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 72 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 72 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 73 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 74 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

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Church in Osage: First Baptist Church of Osage (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes: Straight Lake (A), Bog Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Becker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Osage:

Marital status in Osage, MN
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Osage:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Osage, MN (based on Becker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,47421
Catholic7,40015
Evangelical Protestant6,73231
Other2182
None10,680-
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: 4
Becker County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Becker County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Becker County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Becker County:

28.9%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%

5.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.88% ($42,211 average AGI)
to Clay County, MN  0.64% ($37,759)
to Cass County, ND  0.63% ($45,293)

Strongest AM radio stations in Osage:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Osage:

  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: BERNADINE A. SCHUMACHER)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Osage:

  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K05IV (Channel 5; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)

Osage fatal accident list:

Apr 27, 2003 01:45 AM, Sr-34, Lat: 46.920450, Lon: -95.258245, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • 345Total average daily traffic
  • 418Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WOLF LAKE, 49341 Wolf Lake Tower Rd (Lat: 46.856917 Lon: -95.358361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: WPSS618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.487 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2011, Expiration Date: 07/24/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2015, Certifier: Tom Walsh, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7966, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N0OJH, Licensee ID: L00341211, Grant Date: 04/28/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021, Certifier: Harvey O Wehmas, Registrant: Harvey O Wehmas, 20635 County Road 123, Osage, MN 56570
  • Call Sign: KE0NGC, Licensee ID: L02103562, Grant Date: 05/09/2017, Expiration Date: 05/09/2027, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2017, Certifier: Jeff L Baker, Registrant: Jeff L Baker, 52838 180th St, Osage, MN 56570
  • Call Sign: W0BOY, Previous Call Sign: KE0NGC, Licensee ID: L02103562, Grant Date: 07/04/2017, Expiration Date: 07/04/2027, Certifier: Jeff L Baker, Registrant: Jeff L Baker, 52838 180th St, Osage, MN 56570
  • Call Sign: KE0ZGE, Licensee ID: L02324530, Grant Date: 02/11/2020, Expiration Date: 02/11/2030, Certifier: Justin L Baker, Registrant: Justin L Baker, 52838 180th St, Osage, MN 56570

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-14 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5160H, N5160H, N-5160H, Serial Number: 14-170, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Danny L Niemi, 47087 Niemi Dr, Osage, MN 56570, Other Owners: Josephine I Niemi
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 714MP, N714MP, N-714MP, Serial Number: 15079284, Year manufactured: 1977, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Reino W Hendrickson, 45733 State Highway 34, Osage, MN 56570
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9606D, N9606D, N-9606D, Serial Number: 22-6516, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2018
    Registrant (Partnership): Danny L Niemi, 47087 Niemi Dr, Osage, MN 56570, Other Owners: Josephine I Niemi
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4452Z, N4452Z, N-4452Z, Serial Number: 18-8799, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 47087 Niemi Dr, Osage, MN 56570
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/06/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 19 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Osage, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.3%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Osage, MN
    • 7353.3%Structure Fires
    • 4129.9%Outside Fires
    • 2014.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Osage, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Osage, MN
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 35.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Other fuel
  • 4.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Osage, MN
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 26.9%Other fuel
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Wood


Osage compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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