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Osceola township, IA map Land area: 35.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 353 (all rural)
Males: 171  (48.4%)
Females: 182  (51.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 353 (268 owner occupied, 85 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%


Races in Osceola township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.2%
  • Black: 0.3%

Median age of males: 42.3
Median age of females: 42.1

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Average household size: 2.72

Osceola township:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.02

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,666 ($53,125 in 1999)
This township:

$64,666
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $209 (lower quartile is $184, upper quartile is $229)
Here:

$209
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $108,838 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Osceola township:

$108,838
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,590 - $156,664

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $245,225
Here:

$245,225
State:

$151,570
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.8%
Whole state:

9.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.6%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Faulkner (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Osceola township: Blake's Grove Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

94% of Osceola township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Iowa.

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

  • This state: 324
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 0
  • West: 10
Osceola township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 124

Housing units in Osceola township with a mortgage: 40 (5 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 2
  • 1970 to 1979: 19
  • 1960 to 1969: 12
  • 1950 to 1959: 9
  • 1940 to 1949: 7
  • 1939 or earlier: 75

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Osceola township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 11
  • 6 rooms: 8
  • 7 rooms: 45
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 21

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osceola township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 13
  • 6 rooms: 0
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9 or more rooms: 5

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Osceola township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 2
  • 3 bedrooms: 63
  • 4 bedrooms: 33
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Osceola township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 13
  • 3 bedrooms: 0
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 6
  • 2 vehicles: 45
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Osceola township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 13
  • 2 vehicles: 7
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (29%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Wood products (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Osceola township:

  • German (75.4%)
  • United States or American (6.0%)
  • Irish (5.2%)
  • English (3.9%)
  • Dutch (3.4%)
  • Norwegian (2.6%)
  • Danish (1.7%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 140 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 5 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (22%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

97.8% of residents of Osceola township speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 336
  • In family households: 301 (94 male householders, 2 female householders)
    90 spouses, 113 children (104 natural, 9 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 2 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 35 (18 male householders (18 living alone)), 13 female householders (9 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 41 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 4 6-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person, 4 2-persons,

74 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (6 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

43.8%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Osceola township:

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