Oshkosh, WI

66,557 Population
25.7 square miles 2,597.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Population Density
2,597.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
40.0%
was 39.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.5%
was 2.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
19.2%
was 18.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
13.6%
was 12.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.6
Ranked 6th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
17.3%
was 21.3%
Ranked 5th Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$44,689
was $37,218
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.7
44.1
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
27,651
was 29,472
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$715
was $652
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
87
was 28
 
Occupied Housing Units
25,719
was 26,732
 
Homeownership Rate
52.1%
was 53.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
23
was 18
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,077.8
was 1,148.9
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.6%
was 17.9%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
64
was 10
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
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 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.8%
was 86.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.7%
was 26.2%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI

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