Osceola is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 915 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Osceola is the 348th largest community in Missouri.
When you are in Osceola, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.30% of Osceola’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Osceola is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Osceola who work in sales jobs (13.70%), healthcare (8.15%), and office and administrative support (7.78%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Osceola has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Osceola has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Osceola than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Osceola may be for you.
Being a small city, Osceola does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Osceola have a very low rate of college education: just 9.96% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Osceola in 2010 was $14,003, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,012 for a family of four.
Osceola is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Osceola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Osceola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Osceola include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Osceola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.