Oshkosh, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oshkosh, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Oshkosh had a population of 900 as of July 1, 2016. Oshkosh ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oshkosh is located at latitude 41.408 and longitude -102.3452 in Garden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oshkosh (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garden County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,389 feet.

The City of Oshkosh (GNIS ID: 2396094) 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 City of Oshkosh is located within Lost Creek Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Garden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oshkosh 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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Oshkosh, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 900
Population in Households 873
Population in Familes 663
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 1,346
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 411
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $74,519
Average Home Value $97,241


Median Household Income $36,232
Average Household Income $47,344
Per Capita Income $22,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% -0.09%
Households 0.44% 0.05%
Families 0.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
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.

Oshkosh, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oshkosh 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 # 127 78th
Population Density1 # 138 76th
Diversity Index2 # 198 67th
Median Household Income # 527 9th
Per Capita Income # 516 11th

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