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Oconto is a city in Oconto County, in the Green Bay metro area.

It is the county seat.

The many translations of this Indian name include "pike place," "boat paddle," "black bass" and "red ground"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Oconto. For links to other places called Oconto, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Oconto is 44.887N. The longitude is -87.864W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,656.


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Median household income
Local
$34,589
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oconto demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oconto Marsh Refuge
Historic sites and museums: Beyer Historic Home Museum Annex, Copper Culture Mound Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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34% of Oconto residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oconto ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oconto was $20,717, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Oconto residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Oconto include West Main Street Historic District (Oconto) ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Oconto, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.


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Libraries in Oconto include Farnsworth Public Library ... View libraries

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Oconto County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oconto political report.

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The average commute time for Oconto workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Oconto include Ramada Limited.

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