Oconto County, Wisconsin Population 2024

40,113

Oconto County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 40,113 with a growth rate of 0.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oconto County, Wisconsin is the 38th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 37,714 and has seen a growth of 6.36% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202941,3132400.58%
202841,0732400.59%
202740,8332400.59%
202640,5932400.59%
202540,3532400.6%
202440,1132400.6%
202339,8732400.61%
202239,6332400.61%
202139,3933130.8%
202039,0801,0232.69%
201938,0571560.41%
201837,9013710.99%
201737,530530.14%
201637,47730.01%
201537,474150.04%
201437,459950.25%
201337,364-54-0.14%
201237,418-153-0.41%
201137,571-143-0.38%
201037,714
199030,2261,2794.42%
198028,9473,39413.28%
197025,5534431.76%
196025,110-1,128-4.3%
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%
18603,592-37,721-91.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.6% (240)
County Website
Oconto County
County Seat
2010 Population
37,714
Area
998 mi²
Density
40 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.36% (2,399)
Founded
1854

Oconto County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,02594.82%
Two or more races1,1532.95%
Native American5101.31%
Asian1490.38%
Other race1170.3%
Black or African American940.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oconto County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Oconto County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Oconto County, Wisconsin Median Age

47.5

Total

47.3

Male

47.7

Female

Oconto County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 31,312 adults, (8,500 of whom are seniors) in Oconto County, Wisconsin.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oconto County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female19,01848.7%
Male20,03051.3%

Oconto County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Oconto County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,3382.3784.415.6
Married9,2632.8193.96.1
Non Family5,1501.37426
Female1,1423.1953.246.8
Male7833.0585.614.4
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2.78

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oconto County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Oconto County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.37%.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,939

Average Earnings

$56,535

Average Male

$37,256

Average Female

Oconto County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oconto County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oconto County, Wisconsin Language

97.66% of Oconto County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Language

Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,2022,8947.99%
Multiple1,12614312.7%
Hispanic78312115.45%
Native4897715.75%
Other1172117.95%
Asian1491711.41%
Black6111.64%
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8.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oconto County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oconto County, Wisconsin is Other, with 17.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oconto County, Wisconsin is Black, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.22%.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.02%
High School9.28%
Some College6.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.24%
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Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.53%
Male Unemployed30.69%
Female Employed4.28%
Male Employed2.92%
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Oconto County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oconto County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oconto County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oconto County, Wisconsin 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 55-64.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oconto County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,794

Number of Veterans

2,651

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

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Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oconto County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oconto County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.94%

Born in Oconto County, Wisconsin

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Oconto County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 85.94% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oconto County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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