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  •   State: 
    Henry County
      County FIPS: 
    41°22′21″N 90°15′25″W
      Area total: 
    36.5 sq mi (95 km²)
      Area land: 
    36.5 sq mi (95 km²)
      Area water: 
    0 sq mi (0 km²)
    751 ft (229 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Osco, Henry County, Illinois, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    12.6 residents per square mile of area (4.9/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Osco Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 459 and it contained 193 housing units. Osco changed its name from Essex Township on April 13, 1857. The township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km²), all land. It contains two cemeteries: Grace Episcopal and Morristown. It is in Illinois's 14th congressional district and the 36th state Senate district. It has a population of 459 as of 2010 census. The population of Osco Township was 439 as of the census of 2010. It also contains a school district of 227 students and a community college of 228 students. The town is in the Henry County School District 227. It was established in 1857 and was named Essex Township in 1858. The name Osco was changed to Osco in 1861. The current name is Osco, and it was adopted by the state of Illinois in 1866. The county seat is Geneseo, and the town's population is 459 (as of the Census of 2010, 459 people were living there in 2010). It is located at 41.396424°N 90.298735°W / 41.296424; -90.396524°W, and has an area of 95 km² (36.5 sq miles) The town has no unincorporated towns, but does have two incorporated towns.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km²), all land. The township contains two cemeteries: Grace Episcopal and Morristown. It is located at 41.396424°N 90.298735°W / 41.296424; -90.298835; 41.347813°S 90.280401°W/ 41.287813; - 90.287913. It has seven townships: Edford Township, Cambridge Township, Andover Township, Lynn Township, Western Township, Geneseo Township andona Township. It also has one unincorporated town, Osco, which has a population of 1,856. It was founded in 1838. The town was named after the town of Osco in New Hampshire, where it was first laid out in 1837. It's located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire and is part of the New Hampshire Dairies and Drainage Board. Its population was 1,788 in 2010, according to the USGS. It includes the townships of Edford and Cambridge, as well as the towns of Andover and Colona. It contains two unincorporated townships, Morristtown and Osco. The population of MorristOWN is 1,632. It had 1,861 residents in 2010. The total population of the township was 2,857.


The U.S. population is growing at a rapid rate, according to a new study. It's the fastest-growing demographic group in the world. The population is expected to grow at a rate of 3.7% over the next decade. The U.N. estimates that the U.K. population will grow by 3.8% by 2050. The rate of growth will be the highest in the developed world, the study says. The world's population is projected to grow by 2.5% in the coming decades. The United States will grow at the fastest rate in the next 10 years, the report says. It is expected that the population will reach a record-breaking 7.7 million by 2035. The growth rate will be fueled by immigration, the survey finds. The country's population will continue to grow, and the rate of population growth will slow over time, it adds. The number of people living in poverty will also continue to rise. The nation's population has grown by 1.6% since 2000, the United States' population is on the rise, and it's expected to reach 7.6 million by 2050, the U.-N. says. In the U-S. in 2035, the rate will rise to 8.5%. The world will grow 1.7%, the study finds, with a population growth rate of 2.7%. The U-N. estimate is the fastest growing demographic group, the world's first since 2000.

School districts

Cambridge, Geneseo and Orion are all part of the same school district. Cambridge has the largest number of students in the district. Orion has the fewest students, but has the highest percentage of students of any school district in the state.

Political districts

Illinois's 14th congressional district is located in the state's north-central part. The district is made up of the towns of Winnebago, Sangamon, Rockford, and Sangamon County. The state's Senate and House districts are also located in this district. The 14th district is part of the state of Illinois. The U.S. House of Representatives is located there. The State Senate is in the south-central portion of the district, and the State House is in its north-east. The districts were created in 1894. The first district was created in the late 19th century. The current district was formed in the early 20th century, when the state was part of a statehood movement. It was the first district to be named after a state. The name of the current district is Sangamon Township, which was once known as Sangamon Valley. It is now known as the Sangamon River Valley. The last district was named after Sangamon Falls, which is located near the town's center. The area was once part of Winneshiek County, where it was known for its scenic beauty. It's now part of Cook County, which has a population of less than 100,000. It has been part of Illinois since 1894, when it was first elected to the state legislature. The city's last congressional district was born in 1891. It became the state Senate District 36 in 1892. In 1894 it was named for a former state senator, who died in office.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Osco, Henry County, Illinois = 86. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 98. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Osco = 4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 1,119 individuals with a median age of 40.3 age the population dropped by -2.38% in Osco, Henry County, Illinois population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 12.6 residents per square mile of area (4.9/km²). There are average 2.66 people per household in the 185 households with an average household income of $52,277 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.50% of the available work force and has dropped -3.14% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.22%. The number of physicians in Osco per 100,000 population = 55.5.


The annual rainfall in Osco = 36.1 inches and the annual snowfall = 26.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 106. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 200. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 12.7 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 42, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Osco, Henry County, Illinois which are owned by the occupant = 64.97%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 64 years with median home cost = $142,560 and home appreciation of 0.97%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $15.51 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,343 per student. There are 15.4 students for each teacher in the school, 878 students for each Librarian and 1291 students for each Counselor. 7.06% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 1.76% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Osco's population in Henry County, Illinois of 4,416 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,25-fold to 1,119 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 47.56% female residents and 52.44% male residents live in Osco, Henry County, Illinois.

    As of 2020 in Osco, Henry County, Illinois are married and the remaining 22.30% are single population.

  • 23.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Osco require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    60.70% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 6.67% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 24.21% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Osco, Henry County, Illinois, 64.97% are owner-occupied homes, another 28.93% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.09% are vacant.

  • The 57.71% of the population in Osco, Henry County, Illinois who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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