Osawatomie, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Osawatomie, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Osawatomie had a population of 4,485 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Osawatomie is located at latitude 38.4999 and longitude -94.9459 in Miami County. The formal boundaries for the City of Osawatomie (see map below) encompass a land area of 5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Miami County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The City of Osawatomie (GNIS ID: 485635) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Osawatomie: Osawattamie, Ossawatamie, Ossawattamie.

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


Total Population 4,485
Population in Households 4,230
Population in Familes 3,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density2 898
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $43,279
Average Household Income $53,670
Per Capita Income $20,939


Total Housing Units 1,917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 917 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 728 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $99,519
Average Home Value $113,659


Total Households 1,645
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,072
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 0.1% 0.26%
Households 0.01% 0.23%
Families -0.03% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Osawatomie, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Osawatomie 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 # 68 90th
Population Density # 301 55th
Diversity Index # 227 66th
Median Household Income # 489 27th
Per Capita Income # 601 11th

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