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Osceola
Village
Osceola is located in Wisconsin

Osceola
Osceola

Location within the state of Wisconsin

Coordinates: 45°19?21?N 92°41?55?W / 45.32250°N 92.69861°W / 45.32250; -92.69861Coordinates: 45°19?21?N 92°41?55?W / 45.32250°N 92.69861°W / 45.32250; -92.69861
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Polk
Area
 o Total 4.32 sq mi (11.19 km2)
 o Land 4.19 sq mi (10.85 km2)
 o Water 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Population (2010)
 o Total 2,568
 o Estimate (2012 ) 2,516
 o Density 612.9/sq mi (236.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 o Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 54020
Area code(s) 715 & 534
Website Official website

History

The village was named after Osceola, chief of the Seminoles.

Overview

Osceola is a village in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,568 at the 2010 census. Located mostly within the Town of Osceola, the village sits on the border with Minnesota, separated by the St. Croix River.

Geography

Osceola is located at 45°19?20?N 92°41?54?W / 45.32222°N 92.69833°W / 45.32222; -92.69833 (45.322365, -92.698534). Cascade Falls, a 25-foot (7.6 m) waterfall with a 30-foot (9.1 m) crest on Osceola Creek, is located in downtown Osceola.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.32 square miles (11.19 km2), of which, 4.19 square miles (10.85 km2) of it is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,568 people, 1,142 households, and 660 families residing in the village. The population density was 612.9 inhabitants per square mile (236.6/km2). There were 1,289 housing units at an average density of 307.6 per square mile (118.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.

There were 1,142 households of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.6% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.2% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the village was 36.4 years. 26.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,421 people, 1,002 households, and 615 families residing in the village. The population density was 656.9 people per square mile (253.3/km²). There were 1,072 housing units at an average density of 290.9 per square mile (112.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.44% White, 0.37% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 0.91% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,002 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.01.

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