Oskaloosa, Kansas

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in Oskaloosa, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.7%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Oskaloosa, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)

Average climate in Oskaloosa, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oskaloosa, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Oskaloosa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Oskaloosa city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 92 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oskaloosa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 403.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 344.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 351.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 369.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Oskaloosa center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oskaloosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oskaloosa:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1212 WALNUT STREET- US HIGHWAY 59)
  • CHEROKEE LODGE ADULT CARE HOME (700 CHEROKEE PO BOX 307)
  • HICKORY POINTE CARE AND REHAB CENTER (700 CHEROKEE PO BOX 307)

Airports located in Oskaloosa:

Amtrak station near Oskaloosa:

  • 18 miles: LAWRENCE (413 E. 7TH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oskaloosa:

  • University of Kansas (about 19 miles; Lawrence, KS; Full-time enrollment: 22,788)
  • Washburn University (about 25 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 32 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Baker University (about 32 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Park University (about 35 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Grantham University (about 35 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 38 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)

Public high school in Oskaloosa:

Public elementary/middle school in Oskaloosa:

  • OSKALOOSA ELEM (Students: 116, Location: 404 PARK STREET, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Oskaloosa

Library in Oskaloosa:

  • OSKALOOSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,384; Location: 315 JEFFERSON ST.; 11,012 books; 490 audio materials; 680 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oskaloosa: Natural Resources Conservation Service Oskaloosa Service Center (A), Oskaloosa Police Department (B), Jefferson County Courthouse (C), Oskaloosa Public Library (D), Hickory Pointe Care and Rehabilitation Center (E), Oskaloosa City Hall (F), Oskaloosa Fire District 8 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oskaloosa include: Oskaloosa Church of Christ (A), Oskaloosa First United Methodist Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Oskaloosa First Baptist Church (D), Oskaloosa First Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Jefferson County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; Old Jefferson Town).

Hotel: Colonial Acres Guest House (8998 US Highway 59).

Birthplace of: Dummy Taylor - Major League Baseball pitcher, James Reynolds (actor) - Actor and Marine.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

JEFFERSON CO RWD 7 (Population served: 1,180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.6%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Oskaloosa (2011 data):

  • The State Bank of Oskaloosa: The State Bank Of Oskaloosa at 518 Liberty Street, branch established on 1887/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $28.7 mil, Deposits: $26.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Mutual Savings Association, FSA: 515 Delaware Branch at 515 Delaware, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $217.9 mil, Deposits: $159.3 mil, headquarters in Leavenworth, KS, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Kansas average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Oskaloosa, KS (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,98813
Evangelical Protestant2,77020
Catholic1,8295
Other31
None11,536-
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: 7
Jefferson County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jefferson County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Jefferson County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Jefferson County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

29.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.3%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oskaloosa:

34.5%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oskaloosa:

17.7%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oskaloosa:

6.1%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.7%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

49.4%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.7%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oskaloosa, KS 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
Water Supply 3$8,103$32,4120$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,128$37,5360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$250
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$225
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$2,812
Financial Administration 0$0 1$941
Totals for Government 4$11,231$33,6936$4,228

Oskaloosa government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($234.74)
    Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($121.13)
    Financial Administration: $128,000 ($120.19)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($61.97)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($44.13)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($44.13)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($36.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($11.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $148,000 ($138.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $28,000 ($26.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.94)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $260,000 ($244.13)

Oskaloosa government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $245,000 ($230.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $55,000 ($51.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.94)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $287,000 ($269.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($25.35)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($4.69)
  • Tax - Property: $569,000 ($534.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000 ($88.26)
    Other License: $4,000 ($3.76)

Oskaloosa government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,724,000 ($3496.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,623,000 ($3401.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,000 ($94.84)

Oskaloosa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,543,000 ($3326.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,155,000 ($1084.51)

7.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Kansas average:

6.44%

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 Shawnee County, KS  1.70% ($48,770 average AGI)
from Douglas County, KS  1.54% ($48,261)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.79% ($52,842)

Businesses in Oskaloosa, KS

  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oskaloosa:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oskaloosa:

  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJTY (88.1 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oskaloosa:

  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58CX (Channel 58; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)

Oskaloosa fatal accident list:

Feb 11, 2015 02:59 PM, Us-59, Sr-16, Lat: 39.206400, Lon: -95.310669, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 18, 2012 07:14 PM, Us-59, Sr-92, Lat: 39.164742, Lon: -95.329872, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 2011 11:57 AM, Sr-92, Us-59, Lat: 39.202331, Lon: -95.334378, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 2003 02:43 AM, Us-59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.1mTotal length
  • $2,103,000Total costs
  • 4,867Total average daily traffic
  • 263Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,118Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oskaloosa, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oskaloosa, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oskaloosa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jefferson & Delaware St (Lat: 39.215833 Lon: -95.313861), Call Sign: KNDG265, Licensee ID: L00016071,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.550 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022, Registrant: County Of Jefferson, Oskaloosa, KS 66066, Phone: (785) 863-2211, Fax: (785) 863-3026, Email:
  • County Jail 507 Delaware (Lat: 39.216944 Lon: -95.316639), Call Sign: KVR884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/1996, Expiration Date: 11/13/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002, Registrant: County Of Jefferson, 507 Delaware, Oskaloosa, KS 66066, Phone: (913) 863-2351
  • Lat: 39.137972 Lon: -95.324083, Call Sign: WRCZ741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 452.662 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2019, Expiration Date: 03/07/2029, Certifier: William Baldwin Jr, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oskaloosa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9835T , Serial Number: 47635, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Edward J Elmer, 12353 Us 59 Hwy, Oskaloosa, KS 66066

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 37. The highest number of fire incidents - 78 took place in 2002, and the least - 6 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Oskaloosa, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.2%), and Structure Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oskaloosa, KS
    • 37460.2%Outside Fires
    • 16426.4%Structure Fires
    • 528.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 315.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oskaloosa, KS
Most common first names in Oskaloosa, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2074.0 years
John1973.0 years
Mary1476.8 years
George1378.6 years
Mildred1285.3 years
James1276.5 years
Charles1275.0 years
Dorothy1085.4 years
Paul1074.9 years
Harry981.9 years
Most common last names in Oskaloosa, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Edmonds1084.3 years
Bates780.0 years
Newell784.1 years
Patterson682.2 years
Meyer677.5 years
Finley570.6 years
Rogers579.6 years
Allen568.4 years
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oskaloosa, KS
  • 77.6%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oskaloosa, KS
  • 67.3%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Oskaloosa compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Aaron M. Scurto (2)
  • Aaron Scurto (1)
  • David A. Tenpenny (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2021.