Quality of Life

Quality of Life Indexes

2010 Quality of Life Indexes Osceola Iowa United States
Quality of Life Index 65 70 100
Amusement Index 83 115 100
Culture Index 54 50 100
Earthquake Index 11 10 100
Education Index 80 112 100
Medical Index 95 115 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 178 185 100
Religion Index 140 135 100
Restaurant Index 84 85 100
Weather Index 55 49 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Crime Rate Indexes

2010 Crime Rate Indexes Osceola Iowa United States
Total Crime Risk Index 32 88 100
Murder Risk Index 0 31 100
Rape Risk Index 70 88 100
Robbery Risk Index 5 24 100
Assault Risk Index 16 71 100
Burglary Risk Index 54 87 100
Larceny Risk Index 34 94 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index 14 46 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

Crime Indexes are based on numerous current and historical datasets as well as proprietary modeling algorithms which estimate values at more granular geographic levels when specific data is either unavailable or impractical to aggregate. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, these are estimates and should only be used as a guide. For detailed information regarding crime and safety in a community, please contact local law enforcement agencies.