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Winnebago County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2017: 170,414 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 156,763 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 31,817
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,219
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 41,558
Renter-occupied apartments: 22,839 (it was 19,599 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

32%

Land area: 439 sq. mi.

Water area: 140.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 389 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Winnebago County: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Winnebago County, WI (2017)
    • 151,09196.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,9554.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,6413.0%Asian alone
    • 3,5642.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,6491.7%Two or more races
    • 9060.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2080.1%Some other race alone
    • 1110.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years
Males: 85,968  (50.4%)
Females: 84,446  (49.6%)
Average household size:
Winnebago County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,678 ($44,445 in 1999)
This county:

$56,678
Wisconsin:

$59,305

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $620 (lower quartile is $499, upper quartile is $781)
This county:

$620
State:

$699


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,800 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Winnebago:

$157,800
Wisconsin:

$178,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,400 - $231,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $191,223
Here:

$191,223
State:

$226,213

Townhouses or other attached units: $153,953
Here:

$153,953
State:

$193,354

In 2-unit structures: $215,580
Here:

$215,580
State:

$145,793

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,681
Here:

$90,681
State:

$181,107

Mobile homes: $52,807
Here:

$52,807
State:

$52,168

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,244
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $516

Institutionalized population: 4,516

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 278
  • Auto thefts: 24

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 61
  • Thefts: 292
  • Auto thefts: 25
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 563 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 1998: 657 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 1999: 632 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2000: 566 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2001: 711 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2002: 720 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2003: 976 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2004: 896 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2005: 603 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2006: 469 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2007: 441 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2008: 414 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2009: 263 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2010: 257 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2011: 200 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2012: 231 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2013: 305 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2014: 267 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2015: 303 buildings, average cost: $248,900
  • 2016: 322 buildings, average cost: $274,700
  • 2017: 327 buildings, average cost: $253,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Winnebago, WI residents
Average permit cost in Winnebago, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,164 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,145 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Winnebago, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winnebago, WI in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Winnebago, WI in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.1%
Winnebago County:

12.1%
Wisconsin:

11.3%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 20.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.0% for American Indian residents, 14.2% for other race residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.5 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 28.1 years old, American Indian residents: 43.3 years old, Asian residents: 26.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.7 years old, Other race residents: 29.4 years old)

Area name: Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Winnebago County is $478 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $743 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oshkosh, Neenah, Menasha, Omro, Winneconne, Black Wolf, Vinland, Winchester, Rushford, Nekimi.

Winnebago 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Winnebago County: Hilbert Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Brillion Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Halbach Mink Ranch (C), Hickory Hills Country Club (D), North Shore Country Club (E), Konsin Beach (F), Ameri-Milk Farm (G), Kohlman Dairy (H), Gebhart Farm (I), Woelfel Farms (J), Gruber Farm (K), Three Oaks Farm (L), Foxden Dairy Farms (M), Hillcrest Camp (N), Heritage Orchard (O), Triangle Dairy Farm (P), Highland Dairy Farm (Q), Harrison Fire Rescue Department (R), Harrison Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (S), Saint Anna Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winnebago County include: Holy Trinity Catholic Church (A), Brillion Church (B), United Church (C), Saint Martin Church (D), Saint Lukes Church (E), Saint John Church (F), Saint Elizabeth Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rantoul Cemetery (1), Dick Family Cemetery (2), Hayton Hillside Cemetery (3), Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery (4), Mansfield Family Cemetery (5), Morrill Family Cemetery (6), Quinney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Round Lake (A), Becker Lake (B), Boot Lake (C), Grass Lake (D), Schildhauer Pond (E), Hayton Pond 104 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Creek (A), Stony Brook (B), Spring Creek (C), Mud Creek (D), North Branch Manitowoc River (E), Roberts Creek (F), Killsnake River (G), Jordan Creek (H), Johnson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Winnebago County include: High Cliff Escarpment State Natural Area (1), Brillion State Wildlife Area (2), Peanuts Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buffalo County , Lincoln County, Maine , Douglas County, Oregon , Madison County, Idaho , Waupaca County , Waushara County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%

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

Current college students: 12,191
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,469 (42.1% naturalized citizens)

Winnebago County:

3.2%
Whole state:

5.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4372010 or later
  • 1,3682000 to 2009
  • 1,2951990 to 1999
  • 1,2531980 to 1989
  • 5281970 to 1979
  • 827Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.5%

Winnebago County marital status for males Winnebago County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 49,417
  • One, attached: 3,049
  • Two: 4,571
  • 3 or 4: 3,216
  • 5 to 9: 5,559
  • 10 to 19: 3,222
  • 20 to 49: 2,421
  • 50 or more: 2,898
  • Mobile homes: 1,262
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Winnebago County with a mortgage: 29,916 (856 second mortgage, 4,080 home equity loan, 217 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,435

Here:

65.9% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Winnebago County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,51411
Evangelical Protestant23,93866
Mainline Protestant21,02243
Other1,35910
None84,161-
Winnebago 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: 12
Winnebago County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Winnebago County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 121
This county:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Winnebago County:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

26.3%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Winnebago County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $60,541
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $168.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.50%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,642
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.75%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,577
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 46.37%
Corn for grain: 38112 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7610 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 32189 harvested acres
Vegetables: 961 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 57 acres

Tornado activity:

Winnebago County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 3184047.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/4/1981, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 391.6 miles away from Winnebago County center
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 182.7 miles away from the county 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 366.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 326.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 413.1 miles away from Winnebago 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 451.8 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2008 to July 25, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1768: June 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1768, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: June 22, 1990 to July 19, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-874: July 13, 1990, FEMA Id: 874, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 26, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-431: April 26, 1974, FEMA Id: 431, Natural disaster type: Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Winnebago County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Winnebago

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 84,036 (84.8%)
  • Carpooled: 8,252 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 711 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 520 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 455 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 2,380 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 2,702 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (22%)
  • Laos (10%)
  • India (10%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Winnebago County


  • German (47%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 3,480 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,336 people in state prisons
  • 822 people in nursing homes
  • 385 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 345 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 262 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 188 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 171 people in other group homes
  • 134 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 58 people in religious group quarters
  • 51 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 51 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

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

  • 3,195 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,284 people in state prisons
  • 1,412 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 331 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 273 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 194 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 192 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 164 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 86 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 63 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,322.

6.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

5.19% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($34,958 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($12,383 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

1.42%
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 Outagamie County, WI  2.06% ($45,235 average AGI)
from Calumet County, WI  0.46% ($50,511)
from Fond du Lac County, WI  0.45% ($41,535)
from Brown County, WI  0.29% ($37,296)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.21% ($38,320)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.18% ($38,789)
from Dane County, WI  0.15% ($48,822)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.17% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($43,000 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($21,729 average AGI)
Winnebago County:

1.59%
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 Outagamie County, WI  2.22% ($59,783 average AGI)
to Calumet County, WI  0.36% ($46,340)
to Fond du Lac County, WI  0.32% ($55,502)
to Brown County, WI  0.28% ($44,821)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.26% ($44,104)
to Dane County, WI  0.24% ($47,538)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.19% ($38,625)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Winnebago County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Winnebago County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Winnebago County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Winnebago County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Winnebago County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Winnebago County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Winnebago County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Winnebago County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Winnebago County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 24,253 (20,753 aged, 3,500 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,295 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Winnebago County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,329)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,215)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (978)
  • Unspecified dementia (942)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (811)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (786)
  • Congestive heart failure (612)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (547)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (448)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (399)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 3%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,869
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 236
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,766

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,179
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 825
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.8
  • Poisoning - 29.7
  • Suffocation - 29.7
  • Other - 13.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 170,414
  • In family households: 125,127 (21,612 male householders, 20,434 female householders)
    32,887 spouses, 43,922 children (41,527 natural, 808 adopted, 1,587 stepchildren), 1,289 grandchildren, 668 brothers or sisters, 909 parents, 440 other relatives, 2,966 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 37,255 (13,636 male householders (9,317 living alone)), 14,326 female householders (11,395 living alone)), 9,293 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,032

Size of family households: 21,348 2-persons, 8,088 3-persons, 8,443 4-persons, 2,718 5-persons, 1,232 6-persons, 217 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,712 1-person, 6,020 2-persons, 734 3-persons, 204 4-persons, 122 5-persons, 170 6-persons.

25,083 married couples with children.
8,638 single-parent households (2,580 men, 6,058 women).

94.0% of residents of Winnebago speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,643,613,000 ($10,337 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,019,817,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $323,062,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $152,270,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,266,000
Federal grants: $107,263,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,014,273,000 ($1,004,357,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $39,480,000 ($6,218,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,280,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $80,473,000
Federal Government insurance: $88,332,000

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

Births: 9,361
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,690
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +985
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -742
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State +3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Winnebago County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.21 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • 1,3632014 or later
  • 1,8332010 to 2013
  • 8,9352000 to 2009
  • 9,6741990 to 1999
  • 6,4491980 to 1989
  • 10,1441970 to 1979
  • 8,4501960 to 1969
  • 10,2621950 to 1959
  • 4,4571940 to 1949
  • 14,0661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • 1171 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 4593 rooms
  • 3,4114 rooms
  • 9,5465 rooms
  • 10,7236 rooms
  • 7,8937 rooms
  • 5,9568 rooms
  • 7,2469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • 7431 room
  • 1,4612 rooms
  • 5,0983 rooms
  • 8,2124 rooms
  • 4,7945 rooms
  • 2,5416 rooms
  • 6387 rooms
  • 6058 rooms
  • 5659+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • 117no bedroom
  • 6521 bedroom
  • 7,8422 bedrooms
  • 25,4503 bedrooms
  • 9,1934 bedrooms
  • 2,0975+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Winnebago County, Wisconsin
  • 785no bedroom
  • 5,5241 bedroom
  • 13,0532 bedrooms
  • 3,4673 bedrooms
  • 1,1404 bedrooms
  • 6885+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Winnebago County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Winnebago County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Winnebago County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,019no vehicle
  • 10,8081 vehicle
  • 21,6922 vehicles
  • 7,8603 vehicles
  • 3,0074 vehicles
  • 9655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Winnebago County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Winnebago County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,910no vehicle
  • 11,8861 vehicle
  • 7,7732 vehicles
  • 1,5923 vehicles
  • 2954 vehicles
  • 2015+ vehicles

81.6% of Winnebago County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Wisconsin.

Winnebago County:

81.6%
State average:

85.6%

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

  • This state: 131,600
  • Other state: 31,582
  • Northeast: 4,320
  • Midwest: 17,466
  • South: 5,510
  • West: 4,286
Year householders moved into unit in Winnebago County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Winnebago County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 44.2%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,138
Here:

20.7%
Wisconsin:

14.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 526
Here:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 577
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

18.3%

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

Winnebago County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,675,000
    Air Transportation: $876,000
    Parks and Recreation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,208,000
    Parks and Recreation: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $23,917,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,713,000
    Health - Other: $17,532,000
    Regular Highways: $12,008,000
    Police Protection: $10,796,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,208,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,930,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,754,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,494,000
    General - Other: $4,695,000
    Hospitals: $3,933,000
    Financial Administration: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $3,034,000
    Libraries: $1,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,631,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,497,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $858,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $187,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $757,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,300,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,335,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,990,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $641,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $558,000
    Sale of Property: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $102,000
    Rents: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $444,000
    Central Staff Services: $78,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,163,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,599,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,959,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,595,000
    Highways: $5,659,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,970,000
    Education: $1,905,000
    Other: $793,000
  • Tax - Property: $65,597,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $353,000
    Other License: $347,000

Winnebago County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,675,000
    Air Transportation: $876,000
    Parks and Recreation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,208,000
    Parks and Recreation: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $23,917,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,713,000
    Health - Other: $17,532,000
    Regular Highways: $12,008,000
    Police Protection: $10,796,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,208,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,930,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,754,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,494,000
    General - Other: $4,695,000
    Hospitals: $3,933,000
    Financial Administration: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $3,034,000
    Libraries: $1,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,631,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,497,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $858,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $187,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $757,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,300,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,335,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,990,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $641,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $558,000
    Sale of Property: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $102,000
    Rents: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $444,000
    Central Staff Services: $78,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,163,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,599,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,959,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,595,000
    Highways: $5,659,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,970,000
    Education: $1,905,000
    Other: $793,000
  • Tax - Property: $65,597,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $353,000
    Other License: $347,000

Winnebago County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,675,000
    Air Transportation: $876,000
    Parks and Recreation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,208,000
    Parks and Recreation: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $23,917,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,713,000
    Health - Other: $17,532,000
    Regular Highways: $12,008,000
    Police Protection: $10,796,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,208,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,930,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,754,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,494,000
    General - Other: $4,695,000
    Hospitals: $3,933,000
    Financial Administration: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $3,034,000
    Libraries: $1,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,631,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,497,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $858,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $187,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $757,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,300,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,335,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,990,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $641,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $558,000
    Sale of Property: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $102,000
    Rents: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $444,000
    Central Staff Services: $78,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,163,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,599,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,959,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,595,000
    Highways: $5,659,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,970,000
    Education: $1,905,000
    Other: $793,000
  • Tax - Property: $65,597,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $353,000
    Other License: $347,000

Winnebago County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,247,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,804,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,675,000
    Air Transportation: $876,000
    Parks and Recreation: $230,000
    Regular Highways: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,208,000
    Parks and Recreation: $865,000
    General Public Buildings: $145,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $23,917,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $17,713,000
    Health - Other: $17,532,000
    Regular Highways: $12,008,000
    Police Protection: $10,796,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,208,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,930,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,754,000
    General Public Buildings: $5,494,000
    General - Other: $4,695,000
    Hospitals: $3,933,000
    Financial Administration: $3,304,000
    Air Transportation: $3,034,000
    Libraries: $1,961,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,767,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,631,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,497,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $858,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $187,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $757,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,624,000
    Other: $2,300,000
    Public Welfare: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,335,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,495,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,990,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,150,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,221,000
    General Revenue - Other: $641,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $558,000
    Sale of Property: $329,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $102,000
    Rents: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $444,000
    Central Staff Services: $78,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,163,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,599,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,959,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,595,000
    Highways: $5,659,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,970,000
    Education: $1,905,000
    Other: $793,000
  • Tax - Property: $65,597,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $353,000
    Other License: $347,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,974
  • Number of aged recipients: 139
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,835
  • Number of recipients under 18: 373
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,330
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 271
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 737
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 836
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 38 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 ORIGINATED527$114,8481,159$121,4235,821$134,176482$52,91729$807,483539$134,01342$44,524
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$120,40966$140,167446$135,67328$34,9291$70,00024$127,75013$42,308
APPLICATIONS DENIED51$105,569106$94,0381,030$139,846111$33,7302$192,50065$113,40024$42,083
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$116,22689$139,607963$139,35755$51,1271$1,416,00031$136,8062$40,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$112,80014$113,929143$139,9519$75,6670$04$111,5001$35,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 37 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 ORIGINATED276$137,138324$149,0151$245,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$159,88955$142,8554$134,0001$126,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$100,23127$146,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$110,46718$183,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$132,3335$126,8000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winnebago, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Winnebago, WI - Value
Most common first names in Winnebago County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,00376.3 years
William75476.6 years
Robert71271.4 years
Mary68279.7 years
George55377.3 years
Edward48577.8 years
Margaret47081.0 years
Joseph45076.4 years
Frank44079.0 years
Dorothy43680.3 years
Most common last names in Winnebago County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller30777.9 years
Johnson27378.6 years
Anderson17876.5 years
Smith17276.7 years
Schultz15477.3 years
Peterson14477.9 years
Schmidt14378.0 years
Meyer13476.5 years
Schroeder13076.8 years
Schneider12877.1 years
Businesses in Winnebago County, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Bryant1
Ace Hardware2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
AmericInn1Lowe's1
Applebee's2Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets7
AutoZone2Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's7
Best Western1Menards1
Blockbuster2Motel 61
Brooks Brothers1Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike7
Burger King3Nissan1
Chevrolet3OfficeMax1
Comfort Suites2Old Navy1
Curves3Pac Sun1
DHL2Papa John's Pizza2
Dairy Queen5Payless1
Days Inn1Penske2
Deb1Pizza Hut4
Domino's Pizza4RadioShack3
DressBarn1Red Robin1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Eddie Bauer1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Famous Footwear1SAS Shoes1
FedEx14SONIC Drive-In1
Ford4Sears1
GNC2Skechers USA1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel2
Gap1Staples1
Goodwill3Starbucks4
Gymboree1Subaru1
H&R Block4Subway14
Hardee's3Super 81
Hawthorn1Taco Bell4
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1True Value2
Holiday Inn2U-Haul8
Honda1U.S. Cellular4
IHOP1UPS12
JCPenney1Vans2
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Volkswagen1
Kmart2Walgreens6
Kohl's1Walmart2
La Quinta1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA3

Winnebago County on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"