Oconto, WI Population

Population: 4,708. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,564 (-3.1% change)
Males: 2,259 (48.0%), Females: 2,449 (52.0%)

Oconto County

Zip code: 54153

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $34,589
Median house value: $69,800

Races in Oconto:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (39.3%), French (16.8%), Polish (8.0%), French Canadian (6.3%), Irish (6.2%), United States (5.2%).

Elevation: 591 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oconto

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oconto city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +141 (+3.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Oconto:

  • OCONTO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (405 FIRST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Oconto:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oconto:

  • MENOMINEE-MARINETTE TWIN COUNTY (about 23 miles; MENOMINEE, MI; Abbreviation: MNM)
  • AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Abbreviation: GRB)
  • OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 63 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oconto:

  • J. DOUGLAS BAKE MEML. (about 3 miles; OCONTO, WI; Abbreviation: OCQ)
  • SWEETWATER BAY (about 7 miles; OCONTO, WI; Abbreviation: 30W)
  • JOHN ANTONNEAU MEMORIAL (about 26 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Abbreviation: 8W1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oconto:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 28 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 36 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 54 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 74 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • LAKELAND COLLEGE (about 83 miles; SHEBOYGAN, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,103)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 91 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)

Schools

Public high school in Oconto:

  • OCONTO HI (Students: 487; Location: 1717 SUPERIOR AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oconto:

  • OCONTO MID (Students: 406; Location: 400 MICHIGAN AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • OCONTO EL (Students: 388; Location: 810 SCHERER AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Oconto:

  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 310 ARBUTUS STREET; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Oconto:

  • FARNSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $175,487; Location: 715 MAIN ST.; 28,714 books; 435 audio materials; 2,088 video materials; 60 serial subscriptions)