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The Village of Oconto had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Oconto, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 152
Daytime Population: Workers 59
Daytime Population: Residents 72
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 748
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,923
Average Household Income $64,622
Per Capita Income $27,253


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $268,000


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.09% 0.13%
Households 0.2% 0.29%
Families 3.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

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, 2017 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 # 389 33rd
Population Density # 321 45th
Diversity Index # 375 36th
Median Household Income # 157 73rd
Per Capita Income # 331 43rd

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