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Oskaloosa is a city in Jefferson County, in the Topeka metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Oskalossa, IA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Oskaloosa. For links to other places called Oskaloosa, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Oskaloosa is 39.215N. The longitude is -95.312W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,119 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,157.


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Median household income
Local
$33,684
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oskaloosa demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· James Reynolds, soap opera actor
Nearby parks & recreation: Perry Lake
Historic sites and museums: Old Jefferson Town
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Oskaloosa residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oskaloosa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oskaloosa was $15,677, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Oskaloosa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oskaloosa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Libraries in Oskaloosa include Oskaloosa Public Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oskaloosa political report.

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The average commute time for Oskaloosa workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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