County population in 2012: 13,858 (all rural); it was 13,062 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,350 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,979 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,086 Renter-occupied apartments: 999 (it was 836 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 606 sq. mi. Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 23 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Osage County: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.8%), Educational,health and social services (15.0%), Public administration (12.3%), Construction (12.2%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $655 (0.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $767 (0.7%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 10.9%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Area name: Jefferson City, MO HUD Metro FMR Area Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Osage County is $392 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $504 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $700 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Osage County: Boy Scout Camp (A), Welcome (B), Useful (C), Meta Tower Site (D), Pointers Creek Public Access (E), Rollins Ferry Public Access Area (F), Osage Country Club (G), Linn Fire Protection District Station 3 (H), Folk Fire Department (I), Thurman L Willett Fieldhouse (J), Linn Nursing Home (K), Linn Fire Protection District Station 2 (L), Freeburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Osage County include: Pilot Knob Church (A), Latter Day Saints Church (B), College Hill Church (C), Evangel Saint Paul Church (D), Lane Community Church (E), Ryors Church (F), Mount Zion Baptist Church (G), Fredericksburg Church (H), Salem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Deer Creek Cemetery (1), Immaculate Conception Cemetery (2), Leach Cemetery (3), Harris Cemetery (4), Hughes Cemetery (5), Ferguson Cemetery (6), Nixon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs: Lake Acres (A), Willibrand Lake (B), Luecke Lake (C), Glenco Lake (D), Argyle Lake (E), JGF Farms Lake (F), Baumhoer Lake (G), Lee Dills Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Darrow Branch (A), Sweetwater Branch (B), Crider Creek (C), Maasen Creek (D), Luzon Branch (E), Luystown Creek (F), Baker Creek (G), Buchler Creek (H), Bexten Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 258 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,308 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $61.02 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.37% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.89% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,587 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.05% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.40% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,465 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.65% Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.86 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.91% Corn for grain: 7972 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 1105 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 10751 harvested acres Vegetables: 11 harvested acres Land in orchards: 9 acres
Osage County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Missouri state average. It is 1.0 times above overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 5/1/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Osage County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the county center On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the county center On 8/27/1993 at 00:08:34, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, 3.3 MD, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the county center On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from Osage County center On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the county center On 12/29/2003 at 09:02:08, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Most recent natural disasters:
MissouriáSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1961): March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1809): November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
MissouriáSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
MissouriáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1736): December 27, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1736, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
MissouriáSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1708): June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
MissouriáSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 22, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1676): January 15, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1676, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
MissouriáHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Osage County (18) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Births per 1000 population in Osage County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population in Osage County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Osage County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,873 (1,626 aged, 247 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1446.050 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 934.370
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.1 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37.08
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 11,546 (3,035 male householders, 670 female householders)
3,117 spouses, 4,176 children (3,931 natural, 90 adopted, 155 stepchildren), 136 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 54 parents, 56 other relatives, 214 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 1,927 (908 male householders (751 living alone)), 715 female householders (635 living alone)), 304 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 405 (252 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 1,653 2-persons, 742 3-persons, 791 4-persons, 352 5-persons, 109 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.
97.0% of residents of Osage County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $56,868,000 ($4268 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $1,017,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,314,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,801,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $811,000 Federal grants: $11,236,000 Federal procurement contracts: $566,000 ($53,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,140,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $421,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,802,000 Federal Government insurance: $13,642,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
71 per 1000 residents
69 per 1000 residents
50 per 1000 residents
49 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +4
+0 per 1000 residents
+7 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +146
+11 per 1000 residents
+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Osage County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.64 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 41
2000 to 2004: 356
1990 to 1999: 1,069
1980 to 1989: 858
1970 to 1979: 808
1960 to 1969: 774
1950 to 1959: 711
1940 to 1949: 306
1939 or earlier: 1,198
Rooms in houses/apartments in Osage County, Missouri
68% of Osage County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Missouri.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 11442
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $23,100
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Osage County