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 a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
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
One of the benefits of Osage is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.68 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.