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Osawatomie is a city in Miami County, in the Kansas City metro area.
The community name combines syllables from the Osage River and the Pottawatomie Creek
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Osawatomie. For links to other places called Osawatomie, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Osawatomie is 38.497N. The longitude is -94.95W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,595.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Osawatomie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Miami County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66064 ZIP code.
27% of Osawatomie residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Osawatomie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Osawatomie was $15,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Osawatomie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Osawatomie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Libraries in Osawatomie include Osawatomie Public Library ... View libraries
Miami County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Osawatomie political report.
The average commute time for Osawatomie workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Osawatomie include Enchanted Realm B&B.
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