Oconto County WI Information


Oconto County Subdivisions

Oconto County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,340
Population in Households 38,059
Population in Familes 30,988
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $54,238
Average Household Income $69,055
Per Capita Income $28,582


Total Housing Units 24,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,304 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,493 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,384 (34.7%)
Median Home Value $168,538
Average Home Value $201,297


Total Households 15,797
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 10,903
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.22% 0.12%
Households 0.3% 0.17%
Families 0.17% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


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, 2018 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 Density # 43 42nd
Diversity Index # 58 21st
Median Household Income # 26 65th
Per Capita Income # 28 63rd

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