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There are 27 USDA backed residential loans in Osborne county with an average loan balance of $55,208. Over 66% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 40 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $56,173. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,394 SqFt. Osborne county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.
The size of Osborne County is roughly 2,322 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Osborne County is 9. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.
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* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.
*Alton • Bloomington • Cheyenne • Corinth • Covert • *Downs • Forney • *Natoma • *Osborne • *Portis • Vincent
A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Osborne County.
Osborne County, located in the great state of Kansas, was established on February 26, 1867, and named in honor of Vincent B. Osborne, a private in the Civil War. The county covers an area of approximately 894 square miles and is situated in the north-central part of Kansas. The County Seat is in Osborne City, which was originally known as Bull City after the founder, Civil War veteran David A. Bull.
In the 1870s, European settlers migrated to Osborne County, predominantly English and German immigrants who were drawn by the prospect of affordable land offered through the Homestead Act of 1862. These settlers developed the agricultural industry in the region, primarily focusing on crop production and livestock farming. Osborne County is known for its production of wheat, alfalfa, sorghum, and corn, as well as raising cattle and hogs.
One fun fact about Osborne County is the presence of the World's Largest Easel, located in the town of Downs. This 80-foot-tall wooden structure was built in 2000 and currently displays a 32-foot by 24-foot replica of Vincent van Gogh's masterpiece, "Sunflowers," symbolizing the agricultural temperament and artistry of the county.