Oostburg, Wisconsin

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Oostburg, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Oostburg Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Oostburg People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Oostburg Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Oostburg Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Oostburg Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Oostburg College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Oostburg, Wisconsin

Comparing Oostburg 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Senior Citizens 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Oostburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Sheboygan, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Sheboygan
Metro Area Sheboygan
Standard Zip Codes 53070
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.622
Longitude -87.794

Oostburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 53 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 50 F
Jul Temp 64 to 78 F
Oct Temp 44 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 48 F
Jul Temp 60 to 74 F
Oct Temp 41 to 55 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
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Oostburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,660 100%
Male 1,330 50%
Female 1,330 50%
Under 18 787 29.6%
18+ 1,873 70.4%
65+ 403 15.2%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.14
White 2,636 99.1%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 8 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1.2%

Estimated Oostburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,772
Growth 112
Growth % 4.2%

Oostburg 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
Dutch 59.6%
German 20.3%
US/American 4.3%
Polish 2.7%
Norwegian 2.1%
English 2%
Irish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Swedish 0.8%
Slovene 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Croatian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oostburg 2,660 $58,654
Adell 517 $55,179
Cedar Grove 1,887 $55,781
Kohler 1,926 $86,123
Sheboygan 50,792 $47,718
Sheboygan Falls 6,772 $55,668
Waldo 450 $50,909

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Oostburg Public Library
213 N. 8TH ST.
Oostburg, Wisconsin
(920) 564-2934

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Oostburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 302 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

Oostburg Colleges

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