Oconto County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Oconto County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 37,553 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oconto County, Wisconsin is the 38th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,553780.21%
201637,47540.01%
201637,471-5-0.01%
201537,476160.04%
201437,460960.26%
201337,364-55-0.15%
201237,419-152-0.40%
201137,571-146-0.39%
201037,7177,49124.78%
199030,2261,2794.42%
198028,9473,39413.28%
197025,5534431.76%
196025,110-1,128-4.30%
195026,238-837-3.09%
194027,0756892.61%
193026,386-718-2.65%
192027,1041,4475.64%
191025,6574,78322.91%
190020,8745,86539.08%
189015,0095,16152.41%
18809,8481,52718.35%
18708,3214,729131.65%
18603,5920.00%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,103
Two or More Races516
American Indian and Alaska Native378
Some Other Race206
Asian183
Black or African American89

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Oconto County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Oconto County, Wisconsin Median Age

45.8


Total

45.9


Male

45.7


Female

Oconto County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 29,718 adults, (6,933 of which are seniors) in Oconto County, Wisconsin.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Oconto County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

18,341

48.94%

Male

19,134

51.06%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Oconto County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oconto County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All83.2%16.8%
Male78.4%21.6%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
Female50.1%49.9%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oconto County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,4402.4183.2
Married9,0812.993
Non Family4,6331.2271.9
Female1,0042.8550.1
Male7223.1878.4

2.85

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oconto County, Wisconsin Households

Oconto County, Wisconsin Education

Oconto County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9393.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,6766.16%
High School Graduate11,96543.96%
Some College5,30019.47%
Associates Degree2,93110.77%
Bachelors Degree2,99611.01%
Graduate Degree1,4125.19%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,21023,8014,214
Hispanic33020418
Native American24722141
Multiple Races23318839
Asian14713872
Other Race1355112
Black666624

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 48.98%.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,715$41,742$29,678
Less Than High School$25,773$30,268$18,571
High School Grad$32,397$38,850$25,315
Some College$35,147$46,642$27,427
Bachelors Degree$47,792$54,148$42,038
Graduate Degree$58,393$59,345$57,188

$35,715

Average Earnings

$41,742

Average Male

$29,678

Average Female

Oconto County, Wisconsin Language

Oconto County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Oconto County, Wisconsin Language

97.07% of Oconto County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty

Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,3932,8888.16%
Hispanic61219231.37%
Multiple49915230.46%
Other2068139.32%
Native3396619.47%
Asian1832815.30%
Black651421.54%

9.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oconto County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oconto County, Wisconsin is Other, with 39.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oconto County, Wisconsin is White, with 8.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.86%.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.66%
High School8.90%
Some College4.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.27%
Female Unemployed16.76%
Female Employed4.55%
Male Employed3.52%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Income

Oconto County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,018$66,234
Families$65,072$76,363
Married Families$71,516$82,142
Non Families$31,314$39,605

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oconto County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

3,405

Number of Veterans

3,176

Male Veterans

229

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,357
First Gulf War544
Second Gulf War334
Korea308
World War II135

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74995
35 to 54843
75+705
55 to 64702
18 to 34160

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,34111.61%
2 or More3111.74%
Indian227.33%
Asian85.23%
Hispanic41.11%
Black33.57%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

7.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Oconto County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oconto45134463-50-1.11%
Pulaski 3539354450.14%
Oconto Falls28912834-57-1.97%
Gillett13841336-48-3.47%
Lena564545-19-3.37%
Suring544526-18-3.31%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990