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Oostburg, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Oostburg had a population of 2,955 as of July 1, 2016. Oostburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oostburg is located at latitude 43.6235 and longitude -87.7884 in Sheboygan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Oostburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheboygan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Village of Oostburg (GNIS ID: 1583865) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oostburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oostburg: Oostburgh Station.

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


Total Population 2,955
Population in Households 2,949
Population in Familes 2,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,519
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,125
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 864
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 926 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $157,959
Average Home Value $187,554


Median Household Income $59,636
Average Household Income $71,233
Per Capita Income $26,879
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.3%
Households 0.49% 0.39%
Families 0.72% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Oostburg, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oostburg to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 206 74th
Population Density1 # 116 85th
Diversity Index2 # 302 61st
Median Household Income # 185 76th
Per Capita Income # 305 61st

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