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. Much of the housing stock in Osceola was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Osceola is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Osceola is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Osceola who work in sales jobs (13.65%), food service (13.25%), and management occupations (8.43%).
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.
As is often the case in a small city, Osceola doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Osceola, just 10.21% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Osceola in 2010 was $14,272, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,088 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 Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Osceola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.