Living in Oskaloosa, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Oskaloosa SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Oskaloosa, IA Crime Report

288
Total Crimes
2,498.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-2.70%
Below National Average

Oskaloosa, IA Cost Of Living

82
Oskaloosa's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Oskaloosa, Iowa Info Snack

Oskaloosa is a city in and the county seat of Mahaska County, Iowa, United States. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, it was a national center of bituminous coal mining. The population was 11,463 in the 2010 census, an increase from 10,938 in the 2000 census.
Population
11,505
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
20.4%
Median Home
$96,700
Median Income
$44,708
Median Rent
$622

Oskaloosa, IA Photos

Rankings for Oskaloosa in Iowa

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Map Of Oskaloosa, IA

Population over time in Oskaloosa

Year Population % Change
2017 11,505 -0.2%
2016 11,531 -0.1%
2015 11,538 -0.2%
2014 11,558 0.0%
2013 11,555 0.3%
2012 11,524 0.3%
2011 11,494 0.4%
2010 11,450 0.5%
2009 11,393 -
Crime/100k Oskaloosa IA USA
Violent Crime 399.1 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 26.0 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 338.4 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 2099.8 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 503.3 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1518.4 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 78.1 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Oskaloosa

White
91.3% (10,506)
African American
1.9% (214)
American Indian
0.3% (34)
Asian
2.5% (293)
Hawaiian
0.1% (15)
Other
0.1% (7)
Two Or More
1.0% (119)
Hispanic
2.8% (317)
Race Oskaloosa IA USA
White 91.3% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 1.9% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Oskaloosa, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.6% (75,791)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.6% (121,457)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.5% (190,315)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (112,372)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.8% (123,848)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.5% (247,457)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (116,436)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (121,457)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (21,757)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (19,605)
Income Oskaloosa IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.6% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.5% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.8% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.5% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Oskaloosa

Female
50.1% (5,768)
Male
49.9% (5,737)
Gender Oskaloosa IA USA
Female 50.1% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oskaloosa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (460)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (575)
High School / GED
38.0% (4,371)
Some College
22.0% (2,531)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,035)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,725)
Master's Degree
5.0% (575)
Professional Degree
1.0% (115)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (115)
Education Oskaloosa IA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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