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Oconto County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 37,852 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 35,634 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,488
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,300
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,594
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,627 (it was 2,385 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 998 sq. mi.

Water area: 151.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Oconto County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.0%), Educational, health and social services (12.1%), Construction (11.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Oconto County, WI (2019)
    • 35,740100.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7042.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5771.6%Two or more races
    • 3681.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1620.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1510.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

47.4 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 19,274  (50.9%)
Females: 18,578  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Oconto County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,296 ($41,201 in 1999)
This county:

$63,296
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $566 (lower quartile is $455, upper quartile is $677)
This county:

$566
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,431 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Oconto:

$171,431
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,516 - $255,538
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,228
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $448

Institutionalized population: 251

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 168
  • Thefts: 294
  • Auto thefts: 34

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 237
  • Thefts: 189
  • Auto thefts: 35
Oconto County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 351 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1998: 444 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 1999: 453 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2000: 447 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 419 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2002: 461 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2003: 428 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2004: 858 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2005: 779 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2006: 695 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2007: 700 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2008: 116 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2010: 105 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2011: 111 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2012: 122 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2013: 142 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2014: 105 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2015: 105 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2016: 149 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2017: 147 buildings, average cost: $235,200
  • 2018: 152 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2019: 183 buildings, average cost: $255,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Oconto, WI residents
Average permit cost in Oconto, WI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,422 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,123 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Oconto, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oconto, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Oconto, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
Oconto County:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.4 years old
(Males: 47.2 years old, Females: 47.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.8 years old, Black residents: 72.4 years old, American Indian residents: 44.5 years old, Asian residents: 38.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.1 years old, Other race residents: 36.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oconto County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $651 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oconto, Little Suamico, Oconto Falls, Chase, Abrams, Stiles, Brazeau, Gillett, Pensaukee, Little River.

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

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Neighboring counties: Dunn County , Powder River County, Montana , Marinette County , Montmorency County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Oconto, WI
County total employment by year in Oconto, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Oconto, WI

Current college students: 870
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 503 (51.2% naturalized citizens)

Oconto County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 672010 or later
  • 1022000 to 2009
  • 2041990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 361970 to 1979
  • 117Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.4%

Oconto County marital status for males Oconto County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,576
  • One, attached: 160
  • Two: 372
  • 3 or 4: 252
  • 5 to 9: 462
  • 10 to 19: 154
  • 20 to 49: 142
  • 50 or more: 131
  • Mobile homes: 3,047

Housing units in Oconto County with a mortgage: 7,707 (243 second mortgage, 883 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,787

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oconto County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,9318
Evangelical Protestant6,83329
Mainline Protestant3,27111
Other12
None19,624-
Oconto County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Oconto County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Oconto County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 41
This county:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oconto County:

8.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Oconto County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Oconto County:

Average size of farms: 193 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $65,360
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $123.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,149
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 56.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,822
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.67%
Corn for grain: 35964 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5698 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 11745 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,305 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 69 acres

Earthquake activity:

Oconto County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 239.1 miles away from Oconto County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 427.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 464.7 miles away from Oconto County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 381.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: July 18, 2019 - July 20, 2019, FEMA Id: 4459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-376: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 376, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Oconto County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Oconto

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,602 (78.9%)
  • Carpooled: 702 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 14 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 300 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,259 (11.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Other South Central Asia (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Austria (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Burma (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Oconto County


  • German (39%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Belgian (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Oconto County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 256 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Oconto County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,115.

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.98% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($42,219 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($8,965 average AGI)
Oconto County:

0.99%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brown County, WI  2.42% ($51,559 average AGI)
from Marinette County, WI  0.57% ($37,528)
from Shawano County, WI  0.43% ($46,088)
from Outagamie County, WI  0.25% ($80,718)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.25% ($55,564)
from Winnebago County, WI  0.16% ($55,640)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.12% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($34,834 average AGI)
0.80% relocated to other states ($5,781 average AGI)
Oconto County:

0.80%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, WI  2.70% ($44,066 average AGI)
to Shawano County, WI  0.49% ($35,818)
to Marinette County, WI  0.48% ($31,707)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.23% ($35,694)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.17% ($47,885)
to Dane County, WI  0.15% ($30,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Oconto County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Oconto County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Oconto County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oconto County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Oconto County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oconto County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oconto County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Oconto County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Oconto County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,849 (5,901 aged, 948 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 318 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Oconto County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (498)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (451)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (344)
  • Congestive heart failure (330)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (328)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (300)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (245)
  • Unspecified dementia (160)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (158)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,580
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 66
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,484

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,017
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 852
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 35

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 27

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,852
  • Male householders: 8,703 (2,337 living alone), Female householders: 7,522 (2,062 living alone)
  • 8,901 spouses (8,880 opposite-sex spouses), 1,323 unmarried partners, (1,276 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,251 children (8,618 natural, 125 adopted, 511 stepchildren), 561 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 8 foster children, 210 other relatives, 696 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 297

Size of family households: 6,036 2-persons, 2,017 3-persons, 1,561 4-persons, 819 5-persons, 255 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,395 1-person, 837 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 41 4-persons.

5,215 married couples with children.
1,560 single-parent households (527 men, 1,033 women).

97.4% of residents of Oconto speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (28% speak English very well, 72% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $162,008,000 ($4,305 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,006,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $82,455,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,643,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,874,000
Federal grants: $37,135,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,027,000 ($5,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,873,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,695,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,218,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,217,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,014
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,737
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,789
Here:

+47 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Oconto County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • 1,0092014 or later
  • 5022010 to 2013
  • 4,2182000 to 2009
  • 4,2931990 to 1999
  • 2,7751980 to 1989
  • 3,4061970 to 1979
  • 1,7541960 to 1969
  • 1,8821950 to 1959
  • 1,4011940 to 1949
  • 3,3211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • 71 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 4043 rooms
  • 1,6074 rooms
  • 3,1665 rooms
  • 2,8556 rooms
  • 2,1277 rooms
  • 1,3948 rooms
  • 1,8659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • 571 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 4763 rooms
  • 7014 rooms
  • 6265 rooms
  • 3716 rooms
  • 2397 rooms
  • 1118 rooms
  • 1289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • 11no bedroom
  • 2211 bedroom
  • 2,9782 bedrooms
  • 7,4073 bedrooms
  • 2,1574 bedrooms
  • 6605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • 56no bedroom
  • 4301 bedroom
  • 1,1432 bedrooms
  • 8283 bedrooms
  • 2504 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Oconto County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Oconto County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Oconto County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 160no vehicle
  • 2,5991 vehicle
  • 5,8422 vehicles
  • 3,2933 vehicles
  • 1,0914 vehicles
  • 4855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Oconto County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Oconto County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 333no vehicle
  • 1,1541 vehicle
  • 9472 vehicles
  • 2413 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

91.1% of Oconto County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Wisconsin.

Oconto County:

91.1%
State average:

86.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32,324
  • Other state: 4,786
  • Northeast: 223
  • Midwest: 3,086
  • South: 675
  • West: 803
Year householders moved into unit in Oconto County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oconto County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Wood
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.5%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 254
Here:

7.1%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

3.7%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

9.8%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Oconto County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,149,000
    Regular Highways: $1,898,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,312,000
    Health - Other: $5,871,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,755,000
    Police Protection: $4,592,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,563,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,665,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,526,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,458,000
    General - Other: $1,110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,047,000
    Parks and Recreation: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $767,000
    Libraries: $516,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $209,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,068,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,750,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,550,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $254,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $61,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $279,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,829,000
    Highways: $3,228,000
    Other: $1,341,000
    General Local Government Support: $959,000
    Education: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $575,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,296,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,019,000
    Other License: $328,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $106,000

Oconto County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,149,000
    Regular Highways: $1,898,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,312,000
    Health - Other: $5,871,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,755,000
    Police Protection: $4,592,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,563,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,665,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,526,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,458,000
    General - Other: $1,110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,047,000
    Parks and Recreation: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $767,000
    Libraries: $516,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $209,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,068,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,750,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,550,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $254,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $61,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $279,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,829,000
    Highways: $3,228,000
    Other: $1,341,000
    General Local Government Support: $959,000
    Education: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $575,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,296,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,019,000
    Other License: $328,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $106,000

Oconto County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,149,000
    Regular Highways: $1,898,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,312,000
    Health - Other: $5,871,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,755,000
    Police Protection: $4,592,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,563,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,665,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,526,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,458,000
    General - Other: $1,110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,047,000
    Parks and Recreation: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $767,000
    Libraries: $516,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $209,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,068,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,750,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,550,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $254,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $61,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $279,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,829,000
    Highways: $3,228,000
    Other: $1,341,000
    General Local Government Support: $959,000
    Education: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $575,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,296,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,019,000
    Other License: $328,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $106,000

Oconto County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,589,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $433,000
    Parks and Recreation: $311,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,149,000
    Regular Highways: $1,898,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    General Public Buildings: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,312,000
    Health - Other: $5,871,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,755,000
    Police Protection: $4,592,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,563,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,665,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,526,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,458,000
    General - Other: $1,110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,047,000
    Parks and Recreation: $821,000
    General Public Buildings: $767,000
    Libraries: $516,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $209,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $564,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,068,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,750,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,550,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $254,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000
    General Revenue - Other: $174,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $61,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $279,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $3,829,000
    Highways: $3,228,000
    Other: $1,341,000
    General Local Government Support: $959,000
    Education: $822,000
    Public Welfare: $575,000
  • Tax - Property: $19,296,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,019,000
    Other License: $328,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $106,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 460
  • Number of aged recipients: 54
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 406
  • Number of recipients under 18: 80
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 287
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 93
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 210
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 185
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED87$115,701185$110,6971,589$141,485105$57,2670$0339$139,49980$81,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$105,0007$123,857152$158,2637$16,1430$013$170,8468$127,625
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$114,47837$103,243450$138,88042$42,0000$062$130,95249$97,224
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$95,00023$115,652254$142,9338$40,6251$1,400,00038$136,73714$117,786
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$146,6674$139,75048$130,2290$00$06$120,0001$124,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$115,78140$175,7753$188,3332$135,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$160,00014$192,7143$177,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$129,75011$220,0913$131,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$209,5006$184,6671$54,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$323,0001$323,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oconto, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oconto, WI - Value
Most common first names in Oconto County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28076.6 years
William20577.2 years
Mary17279.1 years
Robert16371.9 years
Joseph15576.9 years
Edward13878.6 years
George13578.4 years
Frank12579.0 years
James12068.0 years
Walter10878.0 years
Most common last names in Oconto County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8279.1 years
Hansen6174.5 years
Olson5380.5 years
Schroeder5078.6 years
Nelson4977.6 years
Anderson4876.7 years
Peterson4777.2 years
Krueger4377.0 years
Schmidt4080.3 years
Schuettpelz4080.8 years
Businesses in Oconto County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture2
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway4
FedEx2True Value3
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1YMCA2
Jimmy John's5