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Osceola, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Osceola had a population of 7,134 as of July 1, 2016. Osceola ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Osceola is located at latitude 35.6947 and longitude -89.9929 in Mississippi County. The formal boundaries for the City of Osceola (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mississippi County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 246 feet.

The City of Osceola (GNIS ID: 2404446) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Osceola is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mississippi County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Osceola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Osceola: Plant Point.

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Osceola, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,134
Population in Households 6,838
Population in Familes 5,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 2,750
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,792
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,272 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,478 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 526 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $81,593
Average Home Value $112,647


Median Household Income $30,148
Average Household Income $44,588
Per Capita Income $17,795
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.33% -1.07%
Households -1.12% -0.94%
Families -1.37% -1.14%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Osceola, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osceola to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 91st
Population Density1 # 147 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 78 86th
Median Household Income # 438 19th
Per Capita Income # 406 25th

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