Osakis, MN (City Center)




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About Osakis, MN (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Osakis is $200,673, which is more expensive than 48.8% of the neighborhoods in Minnesota and 52.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Osakis City Center is currently $866, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.8% of Minnesota neighborhoods.

Osakis City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Osakis, Minnesota.

Real estate in the City Center of Osakis, MN is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Osakis City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.8%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Osakis, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Osakis City Center neighborhood has more Norwegian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 11.1% have Swedish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 23 residents per square mile, Osakis City Center is less crowded than 94.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Osakis are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Osakis City Center neighborhood, 30.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.1%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Osakis, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (46.4%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (25.2%), and residents who report Swedish roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Osakis City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Osakis City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
City Center 0.101011101001110
Osakis 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Minnesota 22.22

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Osakis 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 23 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

ALEXANDRIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Early Education Center School
1410 Mckay Ave S Ste #102
Alexandria, MN, 56308
PK-PK
Voyager Elementary School
203 County Rd 44
Alexandria, MN, 56308
KG-05
Woodland Elementary School
1410 Mckay Ave S Ste #101
Alexandria, MN, 56308
KG-05
Miltona Elementary School
271 Dale St
Miltona, MN, 56354
KG-05
Lincoln Elementary School
1120 Lark St
Alexandria, MN, 56308
KG-05
Alexandria Area High School
4300 Pioneer Road Se
Alexandria, MN, 56308
09-12
Garfield Elementary School
303 Sanstead St E
Garfield, MN, 56332
KG-05
Discovery Middle School
510 N Mckay Ave
Alexandria, MN, 56308
06-08
Carlos Elementary School
20 N Douglas Ave
Carlos, MN, 56319
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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MINNEWASKA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Minnewaska Area Junior High School
25122 State Hwy 28
Glenwood, MN, 56334
07-08
Minnewaska Day Treatment Program School
500 John St
Starbuck, MN, 56381
KG-12
Minnewaska Early Childhood Sp.ed. School
500 John St
Starbuck, MN, 56381
PK-PK
Minnewaska Secondary Alternative Pg School
25122 State Highway 28
Glenwood, MN, 56334
09-12
Minnewaska Area Elementary School
409 4 Th St Se
Glenwood, MN, 56334
KG-04
Minnewaska Area Middle School
25122 State Hwy 28
Glenwood, MN, 56334
05-06
Minnewaska Secondary School
25122 State Hwy 28
Glenwood, MN, 56334
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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OSAKIS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

(10 is best)

Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Osakis Secondary School
500 1 St Ave E
Osakis, MN, 56360
07-12
Osakis Elementary School
500 1 St Ave E
Osakis, MN, 56360
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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