Osage Beach, Missouri
|City of Osage Beach|
Main Street Music Hall
Location of Osage Beach, Missouri
|Founded||1886 (as Zebra)|
1935 (as Osage Beach)
|• Mayor||John Olivarri|
|• Administrator||Nancy Viselli|
|• Total||10.33 sq mi (26.75 km2)|
|• Land||9.75 sq mi (25.25 km2)|
|• Water||0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)|
|Elevation||860 ft (262 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||446.3/sq mi (172.3/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0729792|
Osage Beach is a city in Camden and Miller counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. Most of the city is in Camden County, while a small eastern sliver is in Miller County. The population was 4,351 at the 2010 census.
Osage Beach was incorporated in 1959.
Osage Beach is located at (38.138354, -92.648678).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.33 square miles (26.75 km2), of which 9.75 square miles (25.25 km2) is land and 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2) is water. The city is located on the shores of the Lake of the Ozarks.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,351 people, 2,038 households, and 1,166 families living in the city. The population density was 446.3 inhabitants per square mile (172.3/km2). There were 5,261 housing units at an average density of 539.6 per square mile (208.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.6% White, 1.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 2.4% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.
There were 2,038 households of which 19.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.57.
The median age in the city was 48.9 years. 15.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 24% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,662 people, 1,687 households, and 1,035 families living in the city. The population density was 389.8 people per square mile (150.4/km²). There were 4,055 housing units at an average density of 431.6 per square mile (166.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.35% White, 0.76% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the total population.
There were 1,687 households out of which 19.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.58.
In the city, the population was spread out with 16.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,448, and the median income for a family was $49,554. Males had a median income of $30,444 versus $21,440 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,685. About 4.5% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.
- Osage Beach Elementary-Camdenton R-III
- School of the Osage (Miller County R-II School District)
Colleges and universities
- Columbia College - Lake of the Ozarks campus
- State Fair Community College - Lake of the Ozarks campus
- Central Methodist University - Lake of the Ozarks campus
Osage Beach is split between two television markets. While Camden County is part of the Springfield television market, Miller County is part of the Columbia/Jefferson City market. Charter Communications' cable system carries stations from both cities. DirecTV and Dish Network subscribers in the city receive Springfield stations, mainly because the bulk of the city is in Camden County.
Osage Beach is home to Lake Regional Hospital. Part of the Lake Regional Health system, this general medical and surgical hospital houses a trauma center and has a total of 116 beds.
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