According to Ezinesports, Shiocton, Wisconsin is a small village located in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. The population of the village is estimated to be around 1,100 people. The village of Shiocton was founded in 1851 by Daniel Shiocton who named it after his family’s ancestral home in Ireland.
Shiocton is located just off of State Highway 54 and is about 20 miles northeast of Appleton and about 30 miles northwest of Green Bay. It is conveniently located near several small cities and towns such as Seymour, Black Creek, and New London; as well as larger cities such as Oshkosh and Menasha.
The village of Shiocton features a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy including a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities at nearby parks such as the Shiocton Marsh Wildlife Area which offers hiking trails and bird watching opportunities; fishing at the Wolf River or the Shiocton Dam; or camping at one of the local campgrounds. There are also two golf courses nearby: Royal St Patrick’s Golf Course and Royal Oaks Golf Course.
According to Fashionissupreme, Shiocton is known for its friendly atmosphere with many residents that have been living in the area for generations. As a result, there are plenty of family-friendly events throughout the year including an annual 4thof July parade that features floats from local businesses; a Halloween Parade; an Easter Egg Hunt; and an annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony held in December where residents can gather around to sing carols while they enjoy hot cocoa provided by local churches.
Shopping opportunities are plentiful with several antique stores located within walking distance from downtown shops featuring unique items from all over the world. There are also several restaurants located throughout town offering everything from classic American cuisine to international fare like Italian and Mexican dishes.
For those looking for entertainment options, there is something for everyone ranging from live music performances at local bars to movie theaters showing new releases each weekend. Other attractions include bowling alleys, laser tag arenas, miniature golf courses, arcades, go-kart tracks, escape rooms, paintball fields, museums filled with historical artifacts showcasing what life was like when Shiocton was first established back in 1854, and a variety of parks and trails for outdoor recreation.
The city of Shiocton is proud to be a vibrant community filled with welcoming people, great events, and plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Whether you’re looking for an exciting night out or just want to relax and take in the sights, Shiocton has something for everyone.
Population: 954. Estimated population in July 2020: 920 (-3.6% change)
Males: 495 (51.9%), Females: 459 (48.1%)
Zip code: 54170
Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $36,528
Median house value: $76,100
Races in Shiocton:
- White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
- Hispanic (6.7%)
- Other race (4.0%)
- American Indian (0.7%)
- Two or more races (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
Ancestries: German (52.5%), Irish (8.4%), French (8.3%), Dutch (6.7%), Polish (6.3%), English (5.0%).
Elevation: 767 feet
Land area: 1.6 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Shiocton
- High school or higher: 81.8%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.0%
- Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
- Unemployed: 4.1%
- Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Shiocton village
- Never married: 27.3%
- Now married: 53.2%
- Separated: 3.4%
- Widowed: 3.7%
- Divorced: 12.3%
3.1% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America).
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+3.8%).
Hospitals/medical centers near Shiocton:
- NEW LONDON FAMILY MEDICAL CTR INC (about 13 miles; NEW LONDON, WI)
- APPLETON MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; APPLETON, WI)
- CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF WI FOX VALLEY (about 20 miles; NEENAH, WI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shiocton:
- OUTAGAMIE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 14 miles; APPLETON, WI; Abbreviation: ATW)
- WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 32 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Abbreviation: OSH)
- AUSTIN STRAUBEL INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Abbreviation: GRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shiocton:
- SHIOCTON (about 3 miles; SHIOCTON, WI; Abbreviation: W34)
- CLINTONVILLE MUNI (about 15 miles; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: CLI)
- BRENNAND (about 21 miles; NEENAH, WI; Abbreviation: 79C)
Amtrak stations near Shiocton:
- 12 miles: NEW LONDON (501 S. PEARL ST.) – Bus Station
- 18 miles: APPLETON (500 N. ONEIDA ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
- 18 miles: CLINTONVILLE (20 S. MAIN ST.) – Bus Station
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shiocton:
- FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 15 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
- UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 28 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
- SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 35 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
- NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
- UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 46 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
- MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
- UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 68 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
Public high school in Shiocton:
- SHIOCTON HI (Students: 262; Location: N5650 BROAD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Shiocton:
- SHIOCTON EL (Students: 594; Location: N5660 BROAD ST; Grades: PK – 08)
Library in Shiocton:
- SHIOCTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,702; Location: W7740 PINE ST.; 10,940 books; 166 audio materials; 1,755 video materials; 8 serial subscriptions)