Osage, Oklahoma

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Osage, Oklahoma
Location of Osage, Oklahoma
Location of Osage, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°17′38″N 96°25′4″W / 36.29389°N 96.41778°W / 36.29389; -96.41778Coordinates: 36°17′38″N 96°25′4″W / 36.29389°N 96.41778°W / 36.29389; -96.41778
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
814 ft (248 m)
 • Total156
 • Density585.5/sq mi (226.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)539/918
FIPS code40-56150[1]
GNIS feature ID1096307[2]

Osage is a town in Osage County, Oklahoma, United States. Also known as Osage City, it lies within the Osage Reservation on the shore of Lake Keystone.[3] The population was 156 at the 2010 census, down 17 percent from 188 at the 2000 census.[4]


Osage is located at 36°17′38″N 96°25′04″W / 36.293820°N 96.417777°W / 36.293820; -96.417777. The town is 31 miles south of Pawhuska, Oklahoma.[5][3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2015154[6]−1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 188 people, 80 households, and 54 families residing in the town. The population density was 585.5 people per square mile (226.8/km2). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 336.3 per square mile (130.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.19% White, 0.53% African American, 11.70% Native American, and 9.57% from two or more races.

There were 80 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,125, and the median income for a family was $24,375. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,875. About 23.5% of families and 21.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.0% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b Jon D. May ,"Osage." Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
  4. ^ "MuniNet Guide: Osage, Oklahoma".
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

Osage is the main town of the movie "Cimarron" (1931) based upon the novel by Edna Ferber, a story about a newspaper editor who settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021746/. Starring Richard Dix, Irene Dunne and Estelle Taylor. It won 3 Oscars.