Oconto County WI Information


Oconto County Subdivisions

Oconto County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,656
Daytime Population: Workers 10,816
Daytime Population: Residents 18,410
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,226
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 38,375
Population in Familes 31,447
Population in Group Qrtrs 281
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,915
Average Household Income $65,635
Per Capita Income $26,796


Total Housing Units 24,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,656 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,050 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,385 (34.8%)
Median Home Value $165,134
Average Home Value $192,794


Total Households 15,706
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 10,873
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.36% 0.24%
Households 0.26% 0.18%
Families 0.15% 0.11%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.24%


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, 2017 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 # 57 21st
Median Household Income # 39 47th
Per Capita Income # 43 42nd

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