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Population (year 2000): 62,916. Estimated population in July 2005: 63,485 (+0.9% change)
Males: 31,449 (50.0%), Females: 31,467 (50.0%)

Winnebago County

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Median resident age: 32.4 years
Median household income: $37,636 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,300 (year 2000)

Oshkosh, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Oshkosh:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Other Asian (2.4%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (49.7%), Irish (9.8%), Polish (6.9%), English (6.7%), Norwegian (4.6%), French (3.9%).

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Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 23.6 square miles

Oshkosh,

For population 25 years and over in Oshkosh

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oshkosh city

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

3.4% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,980 (+10.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (78.7 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (162.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI (0.0 miles Oshkosh, Wolf, WI (6.3 miles Black WI Neenah, (11.8 miles WI (12.7 miles Winneconne, WI (13.0 miles Omro, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 202 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1998: 144 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 1999: 157 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2001: 121 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2002: 157 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2003: 159 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2004: 140 buildings, average cost: $120,400

Latitude: 44.02 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Area code: 920


Oshkosh, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.3%), Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Retail trade (14.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,412 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,790 (69.6%)


 

Crime in Oshkosh by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.0
Rapes 18 17 13 9 8 10
    per 100,000 28.6 27.0 20.7 14.3 12.7 15.9
Robberies 10 9 16 18 23 19
    per 100,000 15.9 14.3 25.4 28.6 36.6 30.2
Assaults 95 116 98 115 91 117
    per 100,000 151.0 184.4 155.8 182.8 144.6 186.0
Burglaries 258 234 251 288 324 306
    per 100,000 410.1 371.9 398.9 457.8 515.0 486.4
Thefts 1,702 1,600 1,830 1,936 1,888 1,642
    per 100,000 2705.2 2543.1 2908.6 3077.1 3000.8 2609.8
Auto thefts 68 53 73 73 74 59
    per 100,000 108.1 84.2 116.0 116.0 117.6 93.8
192.0 186.5 200.6 216.9 210.5 198.6


Average climate in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oshkosh,

Oshkosh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1996, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Oshkosh city center injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

On 4/21/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Adrian Tigert - College basketball player (Wisc. Milwaukee Panthers), Lewis Wickes Hine - photographer, Tom Levin - College basketball player (Loyola Chi Ramblers).


Main business address for: OSHKOSH B GOSH INC (APPAREL & OTHER FINISHED PRODS OF FABRICS & SIMILAR MATERIAL), OSHKOSH TRUCK CORP (MOTOR VEHICLES & PASSENGER CAR BODIES).


Hospital/medical center in Oshkosh:
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER OF OSHKOSH INC (631 HAZEL ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Oshkosh:
  • WINNEBAGO MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE 250 (about 5 miles; WINNEBAGO, WI)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF WI FOX VALLEY (about 12 miles; NEENAH, WI)
  • THEDA CLARK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; NEENAH, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oshkosh:
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 3 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 16 miles; APPLETON, WI; ID: ATW)
  • AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; ID: GRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oshkosh:
  • BRENNAND (about 9 miles; NEENAH, WI; ID: 79C)
  • FOND DU LAC COUNTY (about 19 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; ID: FLD)
  • SHIOCTON (about 30 miles; SHIOCTON, WI; ID: W34)

Amtrak station:
OSHKOSH (124 N. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Oshkosh:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (Full-time enrollment: 9,057; Location: 800 ALGOMA BLVD; Public; Website: www.uwosh.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • AFFINITY HEALTH SYSTEM PROGRAM IN RADIOLOGIC TECH (FT enrollment: 14; Location: 500 S. Oakwood Road; Private, not-for-profit)
  • AVIATION SERVICES CO (Location: 7745 COUNTRY CLUB DR; Private, for-profit)
  • FOX VALLEY TRAVEL SCHOOL (Location: 21 WAGOO; Private, for-profit)
  • VALLEY AVIATION INC (Location: 2959 MANOR DR WITTMAN FIELD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oshkosh:
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 23 miles; APPLETON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 43 miles; DE PERE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,198)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 54 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; FT enrollment: 4,794)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 66 miles; MEQUON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,654)
  • LAKELAND COLLEGE (about 68 miles; SHEBOYGAN, WI; FT enrollment: 2,103)
Public high schools in Oshkosh:
  • WEST HI (Students: 1,959; Location: 375 N EAGLE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH HI (Students: 1,482; Location: 1100 W SMITH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OSHKOSH CORRECTIONAL INST (Students: 4; Location: 1730 SNELL RD; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high schools in Oshkosh:
  • OSHKOSH CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS INC (Students: 405; Location: 3450 VINLAND ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LOURDES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 110 N SAWYER STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • WYLDEWOOD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 3030 WITZEL AVE.; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Oshkosh:
  • TRAEGER MID (Students: 599; Location: 3000 W 20TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MERRILL MID (Students: 555; Location: 108 W NEW YORK AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TRAEGER EL (Students: 512; Location: 3000 W 20TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH PARK MID (Students: 476; Location: 1551 DELAWARE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEBSTER STANLEY MID (Students: 448; Location: 915 HAZEL ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TIPLER MID (Students: 390; Location: 325 S EAGLE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FRANKLIN EL (Students: 380; Location: 1401 W 5TH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEBSTER STANLEY EL (Students: 329; Location: 915 HAZEL ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OAKWOOD EL (Students: 301; Location: 1225 N OAKWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • READ EL (Students: 290; Location: 1120 ALGOMA BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Oshkosh:
  • ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 1207 OREGON STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST JOHN NEUMANN (Students: 178; Location: 110 N SAWYER ST; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 174; Location: 919 NEBRASKA STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 619 MERRITT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MARTIN LUTHER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 1526 ALGOMA BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 819 SCHOOL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • DAVIS WHITE HOUSE (Students: 53; Location: 1619 OSHKOSH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DAVIS CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 32; Location: 1260 N WESTFIELD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WEE WISDOM DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 16; Location: 333 S WASHBURN; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Oshkosh:
  • OSHKOSH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,122,069; Location: 106 WASHINGTON AVE.; 276,836 books; 22,056 audio materials; 13,933 video materials; 620 serial subscriptions)
 

Oshkosh compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oshkosh:
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOSH (1490 AM; 1 kW; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVCY (690 AM; 0 kW; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oshkosh:
  • WRST-FM (90.3 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVBO (103.9 FM; WINNECONNE, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W203AV (88.5 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WWWX (96.9 FM; OSHKOSH, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WROE (94.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCY-FM (100.3 FM; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCX (96.1 FM; RIPON, WI; Owner: RADIO B/C LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMI (91.9 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WLFM (91.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFIZ-FM (107.1 FM; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: RBH ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WPCK (104.9 FM; KAUKAUNA, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • W271AC (102.1 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: FAMILY EDUC. BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Oshkosh:
  • W23BL (Channel 23; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W17CF (Channel 17; RIPON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLUK-TV (Channel 11; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFRV-TV (Channel 5; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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