Ossian, Wells County, Indiana

Ossian: Town in Jefferson Township, Wells County, Indiana, United States

About

Ossian is a township located in the county of Wells in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,289 and a population density of 753 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,370 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Ossian

Population : 3,370 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Wells County
Postal code : 46777
Phone Area Codes : 260
Area : 4.37 km2
Altitude : 840 feet / 256 meters
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 02:11:27 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 772 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.4% (2010-2020)
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Location of Ossian on Indiana map.
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Geography

Ossian is located at 40°52'50"N 85°9'59"W (40.8806000, -85.1663600).

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Demographics

The population of Ossian increased by 2.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,289 - census
2011 3,312 0.69% estimation process
2012 3,310 -0.06% estimation process
2013 3,313 0.09% estimation process
2014 3,325 0.36% estimation process
2015 3,331 0.18% estimation process
2016 3,332 0.03% estimation process
2017 3,343 0.33% estimation process
2018 3,358 0.45% estimation process
2019 3,382 0.71% estimation process
2020 3,370 -0.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 38,646
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 37,644
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 39,137
April 1, 2010 Population : 37,648
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.6%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 49.8%
White only, percent : 61.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 18.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 29.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 47.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 761
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 43.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.7%

Ossian zip code is 46777. County name: Wells, County fips: 18179

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $198,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,734
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $693
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,265
2015-2019 Households : 14,441
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 97,018
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,463,415
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 387,831
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,221
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $68,615
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,877
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,611
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,729
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,416
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 843
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,630
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 189
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,225
2010 population per square mile : 4,326.8
2010 land area in square miles : 8.70

Schools in Ossian

College & universities near Ossian, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151458 International Business College-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46804-7145
492962 Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional Studies Fort Wayne (IN) 46803
151290 Indiana Institute of Technology Fort Wayne (IN) 46803-1228
152336 University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46808-3994
456506 Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne Fort Wayne (IN) 46805

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ossian, IN

Code Name Address Type
WTI Waterloo Lincoln and Center Street RAIL
BYN Bryan Page and Lynn Street RAIL
EKH Elkhart station 131 Tyler Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Ossian

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ossian Post Office Ossian (IN) 46777
Yoder Post Office Yoder (IN) 46798
Uniondal Post Office Uniondale (IN) 46791
Zanesvill Post Office Zanesville (IN) 46799
Craigvill Post Office Craigville (IN) 46731

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Ossian , Iowa city in Iowa with a population of 769 people.
  • Ossian , New York city in Livingston County, New York, United States of America with a population of 732 people.

Other cities in Wells County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wells County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Bluffton 10,094 City in Harrison and Lancaster townships, Wells County, Indiana, United States
Nottingham 1,072 Unincorporated community in Nottingham Township, Wells County, Indiana
Uniondale 311 Town in Union and Rockcreek townships, Wells County, Indiana, USA
Poneto 191 Town in Chester, Harrison and Liberty townships, Wells County, Indiana
Vera Cruz 85 Town in Harrison Township, Wells County, Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Ossian distances to largest Indiana cities