Oasis, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 389. Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 193  (49.6%)
Females: 196  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  48.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54966.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,966 (it was $38,472 in 2000)
Oasis:

$43,966
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,192 (it was $16,480 in 2000)

Oasis town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,605 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Oasis:

$138,605
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $167,321; Detached houses: $167,287; Townhouses or other attached units: $293,754; Mobile homes: $43,084
Oasis races chart
  • White alone - 374 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Oasis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oasis: 157.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (53.8%), Polish (19.0%), Irish (8.6%), English (8.4%), French (7.9%), United States (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.0 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

Oasis,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Oasis:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oasis town:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Oasis town:  1.4% ($1,264)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (44.8 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (77.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (185.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plainfield, WI (1.9 miles ), Almond, WI (2.1 miles ), Rose, WI (2.2 miles ), Hancock, WI (2.5 miles ), Wild Rose, WI (3.0 miles ), Pine Grove, WI (3.0 miles ), Bancroft, WI (3.0 miles ), Wautoma, WI (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 44.20 N, Longitude: 89.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Oasis household income distribution Oasis home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+7.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Food (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Oasis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Oasis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Oasis town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 29.0 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oasis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 405.2 miles away from Oasis center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 380.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 339.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from Oasis center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 404.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waushara County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Oasis:

  • WILD ROSE COM MEM HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WAUTOMA CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • WAUTOMA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • DAVITA - WAUTOMA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • CRYSTAL RIVER NUR REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oasis:

  • Mid-State Technical College (about 23 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 25 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 45 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 10,637)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 49 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 51 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 56 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 58 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)

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Cemeteries: Ray Cemetery (1), Hillside Cemetery (2), Lord Cemetery (3), Oasis Cemetery (4), Saint Pauls Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), Piper Lake (B), Plainfield Lake (C), Pumpkin Seed Lake (D), Second Lake (E), Sherman Lake (F), Shumway Lake (G), Slafter Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Oasis: Plainfield Tunnel Channel Lakes State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Waushara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

3.7%

Oasis compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oasis town (based on Waushara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.71%
Here: 49.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents34.2%21.4%12.0%10.9%5.6%
Congregations8.7%15.2%17.4%13.0%4.3%
NameAssemblies of GodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents4.0%2.4%2.2%1.7%5.6%
Congregations4.3%4.3%4.3%2.2%26.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Waushara County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Waushara County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waushara County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

13.0%

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,372 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, WI  0.85% ($42,250 average AGI)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.40% ($29,553)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.33% ($37,000)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, WI  1.03% ($29,845 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.51% ($30,021)
to Green Lake County, WI  0.40% ($27,842)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oasis:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oasis:

  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WYTE (96.7 FM; WHITING, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WMMA (93.9 FM; NEKOOSA, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT-FM (97.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: AMERICUS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWSP (89.9 FM; STEVENS POINT, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF WISCONSIN)
  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oasis:

  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • W16AY (Channel 16; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W18CS (Channel 18; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W40BC (Channel 40; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62DA (Channel 62; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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