Osceola is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 4,949 people and just one neighborhood, Osceola is the 81st largest community in Iowa.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Osceola is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.97% of the Osceola workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Osceola is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Osceola who work in office and administrative support (14.01%), personal care services (10.59%) and food service (8.67%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Osceola has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Osceola a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Osceola spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.62 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.