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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

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 2011: All housing units: $167,321; Detached houses: $167,287; Townhouses or other attached units: $293,754; Mobile homes: $43,084

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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).

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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Oasis-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 114% 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.

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: 4, Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Oasis:

  • WILD ROSE COM MEM HOSPITAL, INC (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oasis:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 25 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 45 miles; Oshkosh, WI; FT enrollment: 9,356)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 49 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 3,092)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 69 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 70 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 75 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 78 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 4,962)

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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

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oasis, WI

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.
  • 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.


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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

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.71%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

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.
State:

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

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Waushara County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waushara County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

13.0%

7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Winnebago County, WI  1.08% ($39,753 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.60% ($37,407)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.47% ($32,571)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Winnebago County, WI  1.06% ($23,768 average AGI)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.59% ($37,321)
to Portage County, WI  0.45% ($28,925)

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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