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Osage County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 16,050 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 16,712 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,255
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,896
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,176
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,401 (it was 1,314 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 704 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Osage County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (11.5%), Construction (11.1%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Osage County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Kansas median age:

36.5 years
Males: 8,056  (50.2%)
Females: 7,994  (49.8%)
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Osage County,KS real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Osage County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,499 ($37,928 in 1999)

This county:

$53,499
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $641)
This county:

$448
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,023 (it was $71,500 in 2000)
Osage:

$109,023
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,708 - $176,813
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,087
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $461

Institutionalized population: 173

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 62
  • Thefts: 105
  • Auto thefts: 19

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 89
  • Thefts: 88
  • Auto thefts: 15
Osage County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 56 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $45,900
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $106,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Osage, KS residents
Average permit cost in Osage, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,852 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,621 (1.6%)

Osage County household income distribution in 2013 Osage County home values distribution in 2013 Osage County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.6%
Osage County:

10.6%
Kansas:

12.1%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.4% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.1 years old
(Males: 42.3 years old, Females: 43.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 41.1 years old, American Indian residents: 41.9 years old, Asian residents: 37.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 48.0 years old)

Area name: Topeka, KS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Osage County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $720 a month.

Cities in this county include: Osage City, Carbondale, Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Scranton, Vassar, Quenemo, Melvern, Olivet.

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

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Neighboring counties: Gallatin County, Kentucky , Pike County, Indiana , Switzerland County, Indiana , Warren County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 581
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 119 (43.2% naturalized citizens)

Osage County:

0.7%
Whole state:

7.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 152010 or later
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.6%

Osage County marital status for males Osage County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,004
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 108
  • 3 or 4: 183
  • 5 to 9: 120
  • 10 to 19: 113
  • 20 to 49: 96
  • 50 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 754
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Osage County with a mortgage: 2,672 (85 second mortgage, 163 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,163

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Osage County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,18712
Evangelical Protestant2,57319
Catholic9582
Other71
None9,570-
Osage County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Osage County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Osage County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Osage County:

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Osage County:

29.8%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Osage County:

Average size of farms: 397 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,489
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $96.09
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,413
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,333
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.33
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.50%
Corn for grain: 21471 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 17280 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 63458 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Osage County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 352.9 miles away from Osage County 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 353.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 307.5 miles away from the county 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) earthquake occurred 424.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 309.0 miles away from Osage County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 20, 2013 to February 23, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4112: April 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4112, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1711: July 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Osage County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Germany (46%)
  • India (12%)
  • Thailand (10%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Ghana (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Osage County


  • German (25%)
  • American (16%)
  • European (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Osage County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,372 (76.6%)
  • Carpooled: 242 (7.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 35 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 155 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 298 (9.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Osage County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Osage County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 156 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,839.

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.85% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($28,885 average AGI)
1.14% relocated from other states ($6,390 average AGI)
Osage County:

1.14%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shawnee County, KS  2.08% ($34,585 average AGI)
from Franklin County, KS  0.53% ($36,121)
from Douglas County, KS  0.27% ($38,118)
from Johnson County, KS  0.26% ($63,625)
from Lyon County, KS  0.26% ($24,125)
from Wabaunsee County, KS  0.18% ($50,273)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.90% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($22,995 average AGI)
1.31% relocated to other states ($6,355 average AGI)
Osage County:

1.31%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shawnee County, KS  2.56% ($30,663 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.53% ($20,000)
to Lyon County, KS  0.34% ($22,000)
to Douglas County, KS  0.29% ($28,611)
to Johnson County, KS  0.21% ($41,538)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Osage County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Osage County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Osage County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Osage County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Osage County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osage County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osage County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Osage County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Osage County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,996 (2,539 aged, 457 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 348 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Osage County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (220)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (212)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (153)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (153)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (138)
  • Congestive heart failure (120)
  • Cerebrovascular disease, unspecified (97)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (76)
  • Unspecified dementia (62)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,044
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,125
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 23

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,050
  • In family households: 13,442 (2,407 male householders, 1,878 female householders)
    3,486 spouses, 4,572 children (4,207 natural, 111 adopted, 256 stepchildren), 306 grandchildren, 148 brothers or sisters, 125 parents, 158 other relatives, 319 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,397 (976 male householders (878 living alone)), 1,133 female householders (1,001 living alone)), 277 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 197

Size of family households: 2,277 2-persons, 736 3-persons, 636 4-persons, 476 5-persons, 130 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,880 1-person, 215 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

2,708 married couples with children.
747 single-parent households (275 men, 472 women).

97.9% of residents of Osage speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 45% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $87,886,000 ($5,142 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,260,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $48,203,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,166,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,385,000
Federal grants: $9,558,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,598,000 ($836,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,975,000 ($1,899,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $657,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,381,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,339,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 946
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 952
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +441
Here +26 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Osage County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.63 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in Osage County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Osage County, Kansas
  • 122014 or later
  • 592010 to 2013
  • 8062000 to 2009
  • 1,0631990 to 1999
  • 8471980 to 1989
  • 1,3411970 to 1979
  • 6451960 to 1969
  • 3971950 to 1959
  • 2091940 to 1949
  • 2,0581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Osage County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osage County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osage County, Kansas
  • 171 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1243 rooms
  • 4434 rooms
  • 1,0895 rooms
  • 1,1556 rooms
  • 7687 rooms
  • 5248 rooms
  • 6859+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osage County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osage County, Kansas
  • 861 room
  • 1112 rooms
  • 1883 rooms
  • 3754 rooms
  • 3145 rooms
  • 2176 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 1029+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Osage County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Osage County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Osage County, Kansas
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 1,1152 bedrooms
  • 2,5023 bedrooms
  • 8434 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osage County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osage County, Kansas
  • 86no bedroom
  • 3601 bedroom
  • 5462 bedrooms
  • 3993 bedrooms
  • 1664 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Osage County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Osage County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Osage County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 86no vehicle
  • 7881 vehicle
  • 1,8922 vehicles
  • 1,3723 vehicles
  • 4724 vehicles
  • 2295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Osage County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Osage County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 247no vehicle
  • 7101 vehicle
  • 4252 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

89.8% of Osage County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Kansas.

Osage County:

89.8%
State average:

83.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,921
  • Other state: 3,906
  • Northeast: 279
  • Midwest: 1,762
  • South: 978
  • West: 889
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Osage County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.0%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.9%Utility gas
  • 36.9%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

4.5%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

12.5%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Osage County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $97,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,420,000
    Regular Highways: $1,212,000
    Police Protection: $942,000
    Financial Administration: $604,000
    Health Services - Other: $552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $436,000
    Solid Waste Management: $320,000
    Corrections - Other: $317,000
    Central Staff Services: $276,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $239,000
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $93,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $366,000
    Higher Education: $104,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $404,000
    General - Other: $217,000
    Police Protection: $134,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,068,000

Osage County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $407,000
    Interest Earnings: $253,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $675,000
    General Support: $282,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,504,000
    Total General Sales: $899,000

Osage County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,130,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,950,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $180,000

Osage County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,888,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $217,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 276
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 260
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 187
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 33
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 105
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 118
Osage County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Osage County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Osage County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14075.8 years
Mary12280.8 years
William11878.2 years
James9274.0 years
Charles8874.9 years
George7680.0 years
Robert7473.0 years
Helen5382.4 years
Dorothy4978.0 years
Albert4979.2 years
Most common last names in Osage County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7178.7 years
Smith6174.5 years
Jones4479.0 years
Miller4077.0 years
Anderson4079.2 years
Wilson2880.4 years
Williams2778.1 years
Peterson2681.1 years
Brown2572.4 years
Coffman2578.9 years
Businesses in Osage County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Pizza Hut1U-Haul2
RadioShack1

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