Oshkosh, WI

66,570 Population
25.7 square miles 2,595 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Population Density
2,595
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
37.3%
was 40.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.0%
was 3.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
16.7%
was 19.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
12.8%
was 13.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.7
was 4.6
Ranked 7th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
21.7%
was 17.3%
Ranked 7th Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$43,960
was $44,689
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.5
38.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
235.1
was 231.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,231.7
was 2,125.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
28,057
was 27,651
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$692
was $715
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
87
was 28
 
Occupied Housing Units
26,655
was 25,719
 
Homeownership Rate
52.8%
was 52.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
23
was 18
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,047.0
was 1,077.8
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.0%
was 13.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
64
was 10
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.3
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.0
was 1.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 98.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.6%
was 89.8%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.1%
was 22.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI

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