Oshkosh, Nebraska

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Oshkosh, Nebraska

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High Points

Oshkosh strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Nebraska):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Oshkosh Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Oshkosh Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Oshkosh Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Oshkosh Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Oshkosh, Nebraska

Comparing Oshkosh to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Nebraska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Working at Home 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Oshkosh Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 130 miles E of Cheyenne, Wyoming (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Garden
Standard Zip Codes 69154
Company Zip Codes 69190
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.405
Longitude -102.343

Oshkosh Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 37 F
Apr Temp 30 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 89 F
Oct Temp 31 to 66 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 64 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 36 to 69 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 41 F
Apr Temp 34 to 66 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 35 to 69 F
Annual Precip 17.2 inches
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Oshkosh Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 887 100%
Male 407 45.9%
Female 480 54.1%
Under 18 183 20.6%
18+ 704 79.4%
65+ 262 29.5%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.72
White 882 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.9%

Estimated Oshkosh Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 766
Growth -121
Growth % -13.6%

Oshkosh Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.6%
US/American 12.5%
English 9%
Irish 8.6%
Swedish 6.5%
Scotch-Irish 6.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Danish 2.9%
Italian 2%
Dutch 1.8%
Norwegian 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oshkosh, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kowanda (69154)
Penn (69154)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oshkosh 887 $33,750
Chappell 983 $44,659
Lewellen 282 $30,417
Lodgepole 348 $33,516

Oshkosh Public Libraries

Oshkosh Public Library
Oshkosh, Nebraska
(308) 772-4554

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Oshkosh Hospitals

(Government - Local)
P O BOX 320, 1100 WEST 2ND ST
(308) 772-3283
Emergency Service: Yes

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Oshkosh High Schools (2004)

Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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