Oskaloosa, IA

11,538 Population
8 square miles 1,444.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
1,444.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.8%
was 57.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.9%
was 2.9%
 
Percent Under 18
22.4%
was 21.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.0%
was 18.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
19.7%
was 20.1%
 
Median Household Income
$40,837
was $40,016
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45
44.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 8.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
424.3
was 423.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,502.6
was 1,987.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,293
was 5,386
 
Median Rent
$593
was $584
 
Total Building Permits
10
was 14
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,883
was 4,977
 
Homeownership Rate
59.4%
was 61.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
8
was 10
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
659.8
was 674.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.1%
was 17.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.9
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.9
was 1.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.6%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.4%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.2%
was 91.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.9%
was 23.4%
 

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