Oshkosh, Wisconsin Population 2020

66,831
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Oshkosh is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 66,831, it is the 9th largest city in Wisconsin and the 571st largest city in the United States. Oshkosh is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 1.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,083 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Oshkosh has a population density of 2,476 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oshkosh is $58,967 with a poverty rate of 18.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $122,200. The median age in Oshkosh is 33.3 years, 32.7 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.7 males.

Oshkosh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oshkosh was:

  • White: 90.85%
  • Black or African American: 3.97%
  • Asian: 3.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Oshkosh, Wisconsin is 66,831, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,729.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,083.

Oshkosh, Wisconsin Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020172,3106450.37%
2019171,6656450.38%
2018171,0206450.38%
2017170,3757380.43%
2016169,6373670.22%
2015169,270-60-0.04%
2014169,330510.03%
2013169,2797720.46%
2012168,5071,0340.61%
2011167,4734040.24%
2010167,0690.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,51790.85%
Black or African American2,6433.97%
Asian2,1143.17%
Two or More Races9191.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native2150.32%
Some Other Race1930.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
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Oshkosh Population Pyramid 2020

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Oshkosh Median Age

33.3


Total

32.7


Male

34


Female

Oshkosh Adults

There are 54,774 adults, (8,759 of whom are seniors) in Oshkosh.

Oshkosh Age Dependency

44.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oshkosh Sex Ratio

Female

32,536

48.85%

Male

34,074

51.15%

Oshkosh Households and Families

Oshkosh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oshkosh Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All54%46%
Male52.8%47.2%
Female43.7%56.3%
Non Family36.4%63.6%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,4352.2354
Non Family12,9131.4736.4
Married9,5362.9980.8
Female2,8032.9443.7
Male1,1832.7452.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Oshkosh Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0242.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,6826.41%
High School Graduate13,95333.37%
Some College9,40022.48%
Associates Degree4,22510.10%
Bachelors Degree7,70318.42%
Graduate Degree2,8256.76%
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Oshkosh Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,44434,8989,862
Black1,6201,079112
Hispanic1,256908117
Asian1,169938376
Multiple Races17613647
Native American1541433
Other Race1156811
Islander9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.16%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,787$41,909$31,553
Less Than High School$31,214$31,875$24,464
High School Grad$31,959$35,575$26,845
Some College$35,796$43,562$27,765
Bachelors Degree$42,008$49,934$38,359
Graduate Degree$57,115$62,050$55,040

$36,787

Average Earnings

$41,909

Average Male

$31,553

Average Female

Oshkosh Language

Oshkosh Language by Age

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Oshkosh Language

93.99% of Oshkosh residents speak only English, while 6.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Oshkosh Poverty

Oshkosh Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53,0899,16017.25%
Black1,38368749.67%
Asian2,04743721.35%
Hispanic1,72625915.01%
Multiple72818225.00%
Other1934724.35%
Native9133.30%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oshkosh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oshkosh is Black, with 49.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oshkosh is Native, with 3.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.83%
High School12.06%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.71%
Male Unemployed39.09%
Female Employed15.42%
Male Employed11.94%

Oshkosh Income

Oshkosh Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,346$58,967
Families$66,800$74,637
Married Families$77,925$86,608
Non Families$31,942$40,322
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Oshkosh Marital Status

Oshkosh Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oshkosh Married by Age and Sex

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Oshkosh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oshkosh Marital Status by Race

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Oshkosh Veterans

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3,877

Number of Veterans

3,585

Male Veterans

292

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam972
First Gulf War849
Second Gulf War785
Korea462
World War II170
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,243
75+1,014
65 to 74681
55 to 64487
18 to 34452
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8217.59%
Black492.40%
Hispanic372.36%
Indian52.70%
Asian20.13%

Oshkosh Veterans by Education

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6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oshkosh Employment Status

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.28%

Born in Wisconsin

96.70%

Native Born

3.30%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.70% of Oshkosh residents were born in the United States, with 77.28% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202066,831510.08%
201966,780510.08%
201866,7291610.24%
201766,568510.08%
201666,517-54-0.08%
201566,571-101-0.15%
201466,672-139-0.21%
201366,811960.14%
201266,7154990.75%
201166,216280.04%
201066,1883,2720.51%
200062,9167,9101.35%
199055,0065,3861.04%
198049,620-3,462-0.67%
197053,0827,9721.64%
196045,1104,0260.94%
195041,0841,9950.50%
194039,089-1,019-0.26%
193040,1086,9461.92%
192033,1621000.03%
191033,0624,7781.57%
190028,2845,4482.16%
189022,8367,0883.79%
188015,7483,0852.20%
187012,6636,5777.60%
18606,0860.00%