Oconto County WI Information


Oconto County Subdivisions

Oconto County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,609
Population in Households 38,328
Population in Familes 31,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 15,711
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 10,900
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,770 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,941 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,397 (34.8%)
Median Home Value $149,082
Average Home Value $179,675


Median Household Income $50,596
Average Household Income $62,482
Per Capita Income $25,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.34%
Households 0.3% 0.28%
Families 0.21% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oconto County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oconto County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 49th
Population Density1 # 43 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 56 19th
Median Household Income # 34 54th
Per Capita Income # 38 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.