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Osceola, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Osceola had a population of 2,468 as of July 1, 2019. Osceola ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Osceola is located at latitude 41.6651 and longitude -86.0758 in St. Joseph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Osceola encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. St. Joseph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Town of Osceola (GNIS ID: 2396838) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Osceola is located within Township of Penn, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Joseph County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Osceola: Bancroft's Mill.

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Osceola, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Osceola, IN Housing Affordability Index is 224
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Osceola, IN Wealth Index is 70
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,468 (100%)
Population in Households 2,467 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,013 (81.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 1,813
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,428
Average Household Income $71,670
Per Capita Income $27,933
Wealth Index4 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 983 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 699 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 210 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $139,631
Housing Affordability Index3 224
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 909
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 638
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.02% -0.01%
Households 0.05% -0.02%
Families -0.56% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Osceola, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osceola to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 189 72nd
Population Density # 166 76th
Diversity Index # 177 74th
Median Household Income # 209 69th
Per Capita Income # 239 65th

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