Oshkosh, WI


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Oshkosh, WI Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Oshkosh Housing Market Information

With a population of 66,555, 26,152 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $113,405, house prices in Oshkosh are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Oshkosh, accounting for 54.22% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Oshkosh include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.73%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 18.13%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.49%).

People in Oshkosh primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Oshkosh has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Oshkosh built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Oshkosh built before 1939 ( 29.85%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 25.97%). There's also some housing in Oshkosh built between 2000 and later ( 10.35%).

Oshkosh Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Oshkosh's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.15% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Oshkosh that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Oshkosh real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Oshkosh appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.44%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 83.74% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Oshkosh. Oshkosh appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.25%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 13.63%.

Importantly, NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research found that Oshkosh's housing market shows one of the <a href="/blog/highest-appreciating-cities">top real estate appreciation rates in the U.S.A.</a> in the latest quarter, which may signal the city’s near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Wisconsin, our data show that Oshkosh's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Wisconsin.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Oshkosh differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Oshkosh - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Oshkosh real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,078,000 0.2
$809,001 - $1,078,000 0.1
$539,001 - $809,000 0.8
$431,001 - $539,000 1.2
$323,001 - $431,000 2.7
$216,001 - $323,000 9.5
$108,001 - $216,000 46.9
$54,001 - $108,000 34.3
$0 - $54,000 4.4

Very Low for WI
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
69.3425524434548 92.6078028747433

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Oshkosh Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
22.13% 1.17% 3 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$866 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 46.97
Renters 53.03
Vacant 7.31

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.4
1970 - 1999 33.8
1940 - 1969 26.0
1939 or Older 29.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 54.2
Townhomes 3.5
Small Apt. Buildings 18.1
Apt. Complexes 22.7
Mobile Homes 1.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.36
1 Bedroom 11.13
2 Bedrooms 37.30
3 Bedrooms 34.42
4 Bedrooms 12.20
5 or more bedrooms 2.59