Oshkosh, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Oshkosh, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Oshkosh had a population of 905 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Oshkosh, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 905
Population in Households 879
Population in Familes 669
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 1,353
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $39,147
Average Household Income $52,355
Per Capita Income $24,882


Total Housing Units 508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $78,505
Average Home Value $100,786


Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.26%
Households 0.21% 0.15%
Families 0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.01%

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, 2018 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 # 129 78th
Population Density # 135 77th
Diversity Index # 213 63rd
Median Household Income # 527 9th
Per Capita Income # 468 19th

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