Osceola, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,421. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,685 (+10.9% change)
Males: 1,163 (48.0%), Females: 1,258 (52.0%)

Polk County

Zip code: 54020

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $39,000 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,900 (year 2000)

Races in Osceola:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (39.2%), Norwegian (19.5%), Swedish (16.2%), Irish (9.5%), French (6.2%), Polish (5.8%).

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Osceola

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Osceola village

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +336 (+16.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Osceola:

  • OSCEOLA MEDICAL CENTER (301 RIVER ST PO BOX 218)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Osceola:

  • ST CROIX REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR INC (about 12 miles; ST CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; STILLWATER, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Osceola:

  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 48 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 91 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 95 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Osceola:

  • L O SIMENSTAD MUNI (about 2 miles; OSCEOLA, WI; ID: OEO)
  • NEW RICHMOND MUNI (about 18 miles; NEW RICHMOND, WI; ID: RNH)
  • FOREST LAKE (about 21 miles; FOREST LAKE, MN; ID: 25D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osceola:

  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 33 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; FT enrollment: 5,491)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,847)

Schools

Public high school in Osceola:

  • OSCEOLA HI (Students: 589; Location: 1111 OAK RIDGE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Osceola:

  • OSCEOLA MID (Students: 433; Location: 1029 OAK RIDGE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OSCEOLA EL (Students: 387; Location: 250 10TH AVE E; Grades: PK – 02)
  • OSCEOLA INTERMEDIATE (Students: 371; Location: 949 EDUCATION AVE; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Osceola:

  • OSCEOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,785; Location: 102 CHIEFTAIN ST.; 14,494 books; 551 audio materials; 447 video materials; 48 serial subscriptions)