Oskaloosa Mahaska County, Iowa

Oskaloosa: City in and the county seat of Mahaska County, Iowa, United States

About

Oskaloosa is a city located in the county of Mahaska in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,463 and a population density of 551 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,803 inhabitants.

The city was created 147 years ago in 1875.

Oskaloosa Quick Facts

Population : 11,803 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Mahaska County
Postal code : 52577
Phone Area Codes : 641
Area : 20.82 km2
Altitude : 840 feet / 256 meters
Capital city : Oskaloosa is capital of Mahaska County
Establishment : February 02, 1875 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:18:56 (28th May 2022)
Density : 567 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.88% (2010-2020)
Oskaloosa locator map
Location of Oskaloosa on Iowa map.
Mahaska County  Iowa Courthouse image
Mahaska County Iowa Courthouse
Mahaska County  Iowa Courthouse image

Geography

Oskaloosa is located at 41°17'47"N 92°38'40"W (41.2963900, -92.6443600).

Oskaloosa map

Demographics

The population of Oskaloosa increased by 2.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,463 - census
2011 11,570 0.92% estimation process
2012 11,533 -0.32% estimation process
2013 11,557 0.21% estimation process
2014 11,530 -0.23% estimation process
2015 11,570 0.35% estimation process
2016 11,514 -0.49% estimation process
2017 11,547 0.29% estimation process
2018 11,448 -0.86% estimation process
2019 11,506 0.5% estimation process
2020 11,803 2.52% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,435
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,332
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -8.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,788
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,292
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 55.2%
White only, percent : 32.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 64.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 29.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 419
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.4%

Oskaloosa zip code is 52577. County name: Mahaska, County fips: 19123

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $88,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $986
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $421
2015-2019 median gross rent : $640
2015-2019 Households : 4,001
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.39
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 64.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,163
2012 total retail sales per capita : NA
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,789
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,852
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 654
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 238
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 353
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 257
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 589
2010 population per square mile : 1,009.1
2010 land area in square miles : 10.20

People born in Oskaloosa (41)

People born in Oskaloosa, including writer Bill S. Ballinger, engineer Charles Seeberger, politician William E. Andrews, .

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Schools in Oskaloosa

College & universities near Oskaloosa, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154590 William Penn University Oskaloosa (IA) 52577

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Oskaloosa, IA

Code Name Address Type
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL

Post offices near Oskaloosa

Post Office Name City ZIP
Oskaloosa Post Office Oskaloosa (IA) 52577

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Mahaska County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mahaska County , IA.

City Name Population Title
New Sharon 1,286 Human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America
Fremont 727 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
Beacon 488 Human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America
University Park 468 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
Barnes City 169 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Rose Hill 161 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
Leighton 155 City in Iowa
Keomah Village 99 Human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Oskaloosa distances to largest Iowa cities