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Income/capita 12%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 50%
IndexOsageIowaNational
Income per capita$26,115$28,872$29,829
Median household income$52,500$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,436$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,073$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$35,196$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$24,659$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.6%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Osage is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Osage is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Osage is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Osage is 37% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,996$52,500$105,000
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Osage median earnings by income bracket

      Osage employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.3%5.9%
      Manufacturing sector34.2%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%5.0%
      Wholesale & retail services19.9%16.7%
      Public administration2.3%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.0%38.9%
      Other12.0%13.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Colwell, IA67$66,25020%
      Mitchell, IA171$51,2507%
      Orchard, IA50$50,8938%
      Floyd, IA365$50,4179%
      St. Ansgar, IA1,087$49,06311%
      Osage, IA3,631$52,5005%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      High Point, FL3,631$29,75746%
      Thompsonville, PA3,632$96,45874%
      Metamora, IL3,632$58,2505%
      Wheatland, WY3,633$38,19831%
      Stanley, NC3,633$49,37511%
      Osage, IA3,631$52,5005%
      Source: The Osage, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).