Osage is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 3,653 people and just one neighborhood, Osage is the 106th largest community in Iowa. Osage has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Osage is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.88% of the Osage workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Osage is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Osage who work in sales jobs (13.22%), office and administrative support (8.40%) and healthcare (7.60%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Osage spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.68 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.