County Facts & Data

People QuickFacts Osceola County Iowa
Population, 2011 estimate NA 3,062,309
Population, 2010 6,462 3,046,355
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 -7.7% 4.1%
Population, 2000 7,003 2,926,324
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 6.2% 6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 23.1% 23.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010> 19.7% 14.9%
Female persons, percent, 2010 49.8% 50.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2010 (a 95.2% 91.3%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.3% 2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.3% 0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.3% 1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a) Z 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 0.8% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b) 6.7% 5.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 91.9% 88.7%
 
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2006-2010 89.0% 83.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 2.8% 4.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 4.4% 6.8%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 86.5% 89.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 16.3% 24.5%
Veterans, 2006-2010 475 245,537
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 16.7 18.5
Housing units, 2010 2,990 1,336,417
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 75.6% 73.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 5.6% 18.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $70,200 $119,200
Households, 2006-2010 2,724 1,215,954
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.38 2.40
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $23,063 $25,335
Median household income 2006-2010 $43,889 $48,872
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 8.5% 11.6%

Business QuickFacts Osceola County Iowa
Private nonfarm establishments, 2009 187 80,9712
Private nonfarm employment, 2009 1,540 1,283,7692
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2009 -14.7% 1.5%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2009 453 195,410
 
Total number of firms, 2007 566 259,931
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 25.5%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 01 97,592,051
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) D 41,068,338
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 40,538 39,234,649
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $6,291 $13,172
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) D 4,737,719
Building permits, 2010 1 7,607
Federal spending, 2009 57,138 28,948,5252

Geography QuickFacts Osceola County Iowa
Land area in square miles, 2010 398.68 55,857.13
Persons per square mile, 2010 16.2 54.5
FIPS Code 143 19