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Income/capita 24%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 31%
IndexOshkoshWisconsinNational
Income per capita$22,598$29,253$29,829
Median household income$43,960$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,317$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,205$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$29,285$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$20,092$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level19.5%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oshkosh is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oshkosh is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oshkosh is 31% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oshkosh is 29% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,303$43,960$87,920
      City
      $36,403$54,610$109,220
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Oshkosh median earnings by income bracket

      Oshkosh employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector32.0%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%16.0%
      Public administration4.0%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%1.9%
      Education, health & social services9.2%34.3%
      Other23.5%27.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sherwood, WI2,829$96,94475%
      Harrison, WI9,694$90,89364%
      Butte des Morts, WI938$79,25043%
      St. Peter, WI1,497$78,08041%
      Taycheedah, WI921$74,46435%
      Oshkosh, WI66,713$43,96021%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodbury, MN66,699$101,92284%
      St. Cloud, MN66,770$45,22318%
      Palo Alto, CA66,649$137,043148%
      Portland, ME66,649$48,25913%
      Camarillo, CA66,630$88,12559%
      Oshkosh, WI66,713$43,96021%
      Source: The Oshkosh, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).