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Osceola, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Osceola had a population of 7,135 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Osceola: Plant Point.

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Osceola, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,135
Daytime Population: Workers 4,375
Daytime Population: Residents 4,580
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,955
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 6,837
Population in Familes 5,550
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density2 729
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $31,027
Average Household Income $46,194
Per Capita Income $18,313


Total Housing Units 3,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,300 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,437 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $86,421
Average Home Value $115,699


Total Households 2,736
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,789
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.15% -1.19%
Households -1.03% -1.14%
Families -1.2% -1.26%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

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, 2017 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 # 51 91st
Population Density # 141 74th
Diversity Index # 78 86th
Median Household Income # 445 18th
Per Capita Income # 419 23rd

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