Oshkosh is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 66,816 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Oshkosh is the ninth largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities, Oshkosh isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oshkosh are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oshkosh is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oshkosh who work in office and administrative support (12.06%), sales jobs (11.69%), and management occupations (7.52%).
Also of interest is that Oshkosh has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Oshkosh is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Oshkosh enrolled in college, Oshkosh has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Oshkosh is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.96 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in Oshkosh who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.36% of adults in Oshkosh have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oshkosh in 2018 was $25,625, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,500 for a family of four. However, Oshkosh contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oshkosh is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oshkosh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oshkosh residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oshkosh include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Oshkosh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.