Osakis is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,719 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Osakis is the 274th largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Osakis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Osakis is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Osakis who work in sales jobs (12.18%), management occupations (11.90%), and maintenance occupations (8.82%).
The overall crime rate in Osakis is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Osakis is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Osakis citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.23% of adults 25 and older in Osakis have a college degree.
The per capita income in Osakis in 2010 was $21,905, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,620 for a family of four. However, Osakis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Osakis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Osakis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Osakis include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Osakis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.