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Population (year 2000): 8,875. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,128 (-8.4% change)
Males: 4,209 (47.4%), Females: 4,666 (52.6%)

Mississippi County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 30.2 years
Median household income: $23,163 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,300 (year 2000)

Osceola, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Osceola:

  • Black (51.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (14.6%), Irish (4.1%), English (3.5%), German (3.1%).Arkansas

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 7.8 square miles

Osceola,

For population 25 years and over in Osceola

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Osceola city

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -327 (-3.6%).


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Nearest cities: AR (4.9 miles Luxora, Victoria, AR (6.7 miles) , Burdette, AR (8.4 miles) , AR Keiser, (8.5 miles Marie, AR (9.7 miles) , AR (10.4 miles Wilson, AR (11.6 miles Dell, Edge, TN (15.4 miles Gilt


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,700

Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 89.98 W

Area code: 870

Osceola, Arkansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (46.2%), Educational,health and social services (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,677 (+18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,135 (68.1%)

Crime in Osceola by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0
    per 100,000 11.3 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 3 8
    per 100,000 90.1 33.8 90.1
Robberies 5 3 8
    per 100,000 56.3 33.8 90.1
Assaults 50 72 85
    per 100,000 563.4 811.3 957.7
Burglaries 110 79 127
    per 100,000 1239.4 890.1 1431.0
Thefts 283 255 258
    per 100,000 3188.7 2873.2 2907.0
Auto thefts 16 14 15
    per 100,000 180.3 157.7 169.0
405.6 375.8 484.6

Average climate in Osceola, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Osceola,

Osceola-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Osceola city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category 4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center caused $30,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ran Carthon - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Feb 10, 1981), Chris Warhurst - College football player (Arkansas Razorbacks).


Hospital/medical center in Osceola:
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OSCEOLA (611 WEST LEE AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Osceola:
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAUDERDALE (about 9 miles; RIPLEY, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BLYTHEVILLE (about 16 miles; BLYTHEVILLE, AR)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON (about 26 miles; COVINGTON, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Osceola, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Osceola:
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 26 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; ID: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 46 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: MEM)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 75 miles; JACKSON, TN; ID: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Osceola:
  • OSCEOLA MUNI (about 3 miles; OSCEOLA, AR; ID: 7M4)
  • ARKANSAS INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; ID: BYH)
  • MANILA MUNI (about 18 miles; MANILA, AR; ID: MXA)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 4 $10,016 $30,048 0 $0
Water Supply 11 $24,551 $26,782 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $19,616 $23,539 7 $3,151
Parks and Recreation 7 $11,260 $19,302 7 $2,905
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   4 $3,936
Police Protection - Officers 24 $61,334 $30,667 3 $257
Police - Other 16 $26,360 $19,770 2 $689
Solid Waste Management 9 $16,370 $21,826 1 $1,397
Airports 0 $0   1 $996
Streets and Highways 24 $38,448 $19,224 0 $0
Electric Power 11 $37,166 $40,544 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $39,186 $31,348 5 $622
Other and Unallocable 2 $3,693 $22,158 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $20,553 $30,829 0 $0
Totals for Government 141 $308,554 $26,259 30 $13,953
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osceola:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 35 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 35 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 35 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 36 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; FT enrollment: 8,696)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; FT enrollment: 3,842)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,534)
Public high school in Osceola:
  • OSCEOLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 2800 W SEMMES; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Osceola:
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 408; Location: 138 FRANKLIN; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • OSCEOLA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 711 W. LEE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • ACADEMIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 248; Location: 112 N. SCHOOL ST.; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 315 E. UNION; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 1230 W. SEMMES; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle school in Osceola:
  • PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 207 N ELM; Grades: PK - 5)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Presbyterian Christian School is no longer active. added by Ann
  • Presbyterian Christian School closed two years ago. Another school opened in its place, but has since closed as well.

Notable locations in Osceola: Riverlawn Country Club (A), Osceola Branch Mississippi County Library (B), Osceola City Hall (C), Mississippi County Courthouse (D).

Churches in Osceola include: Kingdom Hall (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Eastside Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Osceola (D), Pilgrim Rest Church (E).

Cemeteries: Violet Cemetery (1), Ermen Lane Cemetery (2).

Parks in Osceola include: Florida Park (1), Hale Avenue Historic District (2).

Post office: (A).  


Osceola compared to Arkansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Osceola:
  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Osceola:
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBCM (88.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Osceola:
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

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