Omro, Wisconsin

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Omro, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Omro Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Omro Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Omro Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Omro People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Omro, Wisconsin

Comparing Omro to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 4
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5

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Omro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles W of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Winnebago
Metro Area Appleton - Oshkosh - Neenah
Standard Zip Codes 54963
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.039
Longitude -88.744

Omro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Omro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,177 100%
Male 1,553 48.9%
Female 1,624 51.1%
Under 18 833 26.2%
18+ 2,344 73.8%
65+ 509 16%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.03
White 3,113 98%
African-American 6 0.2%
Asian 4 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 26 0.8%
Mixed Race 21 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 88 2.8%

Estimated Omro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,282
Growth 105
Growth % 3.3%

Omro 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 54.8%
Norwegian 6.8%
Irish 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
Polish 4.4%
English 4.1%
US/American 3.6%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Italian 1.8%
Dutch 1.5%
Danish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.3%
Belgian 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Serbian 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Omro 3,177 $52,143
Berlin 5,305 $44,922
Fremont 666 $51,111
Neenah 24,507 $55,329
Oshkosh 62,916 $48,843
Ripon 6,828 $51,100
Winneconne 2,401 $53,477

Omro Public Libraries

Carter Memorial Library
405 E. HURON ST.
Omro, Wisconsin
(920) 685-7016

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Omro High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 384 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
Serves 2 students.

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