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Osceola is a town in Saint Joseph County, in the South Bend-Mishawaka metro area.
The community was named for Seminole Indian chief
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Osceola. For links to other places called Osceola, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Osceola is 41.665N. The longitude is -86.075W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,826.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Osceola demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Joseph County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, South Bend area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46561 ZIP code.
27% of Osceola residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Osceola ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Osceola was $18,051, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Osceola residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Osceola, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $554. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.
Saint Joseph County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Osceola political report.
The average commute time for Osceola workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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