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Oskaloosa Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Oskaloosa Area is 22,420. The Oskaloosa Area population density is 39.10 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 54.70 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Oskaloosa Area is white, which represent 95.40% of the total population. The average Oskaloosa Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 22,420. #834

Population Density, #682

Oskaloosa Area
39.10 per square mile
54.70 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:21,389 (95.40%, #78)
Black:312 (1.39%, #643)
Hispanic:398 (1.78%, #761)
Asian:164 (0.73%, #535)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):46 (0.21%, #682)
One Race, Other:148 (0.66%, see rank)
Two or More Races:361 (1.61%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

17,983 (80.21%) out of the total population of 22,420 reported first ancestry.

 Oskaloosa Area% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Arab80.04%, see rank0.27%0.56%
Czech1920.86%, see rank1.89%0.47%
Danish1600.71%, see rank1.86%0.42%
Dutch4,71321.02%, see rank4.35%1.40%
English2,31810.34%, see rank8.78%8.02%
French4341.94%, see rank2.60%3.34%
German5,56824.83%, see rank36.73%15.03%
Greek440.20%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.12%0.46%
Irish3,15814.09%, see rank14.07%10.80%
Italian4822.15%, see rank2.10%5.52%
Norwegian4632.07%, see rank5.34%1.42%
Polish1840.82%, see rank1.28%3.01%
Portuguese70.03%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian440.20%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2010.90%, see rank0.85%0.99%
Scottish3151.40%, see rank1.51%1.72%
Subsaharan African410.18%, see rank0.56%0.95%
Swedish6312.81%, see rank2.92%1.27%
Swiss590.26%, see rank0.47%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.09%0.31%
American1,6597.40%, see rank6.36%7.12%
Welsh3011.34%, see rank0.67%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 11,250 (50.18%, see rank)
Females: 11,170 (49.82%, see rank)

Oskaloosa Area
Male: 50.18%
Female: 49.82%
Male: 49.58%
Female: 50.42%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Oskaloosa Area
39.60 years old
38.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Oskaloosa Area
38.70 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Oskaloosa Area
40.50 years old
39.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Oskaloosa Area% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Under 5 years1,3876.19%, see rank6.39%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,4116.29%, see rank6.62%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,6437.33%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,5316.83%, see rank6.96%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,4346.40%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,72512.15%, see rank12.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,54611.36%, see rank11.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,03013.51%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,97813.28%, see rank12.80%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,8468.23%, see rank7.81%7.64%
75 to 84 1,1935.32%, see rank4.98%4.25%
85 years and over6963.10%, see rank2.48%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Oskaloosa AreaIowaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population15,014, 100%2,038,942209,056,129
Less Than High School1,379, 9.18%, see rank8.73%13.67%
High School Graduate5,714, 38.06%, see rank32.51%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,552, 30.32%, see rank32.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,520, 16.78%, see rank17.99%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree849, 5.65%, see rank8.36%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.31, see rank13.6013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Oskaloosa Area IowaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten81672.55%27.45%78.45%21.55%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,41284.20%, see rank15.80%, see rank89.39%10.61%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,12784.12%, see rank15.88%, see rank92.11%7.89%90.60%9.40%
College1,74646.74%, see rank53.26%, see rank74.24%25.76%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School19054.21%, see rank45.79%, see rank64.78%35.22%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Oskaloosa AreaIowaU.S.
Total Households9,084, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Average Household Size2.39, see rank2.422.63
1 Person Households2,821, 31.05%, see rank28.77%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,263, 68.95%, see rank71.23%72.43%
Family Households (Families)5,844, 64.33%, see rank64.68%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.053.32
Married-Couple Family4,784, 52.66%, see rank51.37%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,240, 35.67%, see rank35.32%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Oskaloosa Area%IowaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total17,979see rank2,475,176252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over8,943100%, see rank1,217,529123,281,364
Never Married2,53528.35%, see rank31.87%35.77%
Married5,14657.54%, see rank55.49%52.04%
Widowed2683.00%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced99411.11%, see rank10.05%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over9,036100%, see rank1,257,647129,692,771
Never Married1,87520.75%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married4,91754.42%, see rank53.54%49.19%
Widowed1,09612.13%, see rank9.92%9.16%
Divorced1,14812.70%, see rank11.31%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Oskaloosa Area%IowaU.S.
Native22,08598.51%, see rank95.33%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence17,97880.19%, see rank71.51%58.73%
Born in Different State3,93117.53%, see rank23.31%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1760.79%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Foreign Born3351.49%, see rank4.67%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1880.84%, see rank1.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1470.66%, see rank2.91%7.09%
Born In Europe1030.46%, see rank0.68%1.53%
Born In Asia1000.45%, see rank1.60%3.82%
Born In Africa330.15%, see rank0.39%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America590.26%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America400.18%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Oskaloosa Area%IowaU.S.
English8,70495.82%, see rank92.20%79.39%
Spanish2092.30%, see rank3.98%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages830.91%, see rank1.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages540.59%, see rank1.36%3.36%
Other340.37%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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