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The Village of Oconto had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Oconto is located at latitude 41.1417 and longitude -99.7619 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Oconto (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,575 feet.

The Village of Oconto (GNIS ID: 2399555) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Oconto is located within Township of Wood River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Custer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oconto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Oconto, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 152
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 748
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $270,588


Median Household Income $54,332
Average Household Income $63,727
Per Capita Income $26,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.46% 0.28%
Families 3.63% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Oconto, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oconto to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 387 33rd
Population Density1 # 321 45th
Diversity Index2 # 404 31st
Median Household Income # 174 70th
Per Capita Income # 293 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.