Oskaloosa, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Oskaloosa, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Oskaloosa had a population of 1,130 as of July 1, 2018. Oskaloosa ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oskaloosa is located at latitude 39.216 and longitude -95.3137 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oskaloosa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,115 feet.

The City of Oskaloosa (GNIS ID: 2396095) 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 Oskaloosa is located within Township of Oskaloosa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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Oskaloosa, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,130
Population in Households 1,095
Population in Familes 906
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density2 1,110
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $45,692
Average Household Income $61,454
Per Capita Income $25,063


Total Housing Units 480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $142,623
Average Home Value $146,212


Total Households 447
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% 0.28%
Households 0.33% 0.36%
Families 1.0% 0.26%
Median Household Income   4.22%
Per Capita Income   3.96%

Oskaloosa, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oskaloosa to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 186 72nd
Population Density # 217 68th
Diversity Index # 556 18th
Median Household Income # 427 37th
Per Capita Income # 391 42nd

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