Omro, Wisconsin

Winnebago County


Omro is a city ( with a status of "City" ) in Winnebago County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010 Omro had 3517 inhabitants.

Omro is part of the Fox Cities metropolitan area mentioned.


Omro is located in eastern Wisconsin on both sides of the Fox River, which flows about 95 km north-east into Lake Michigan. The geographical coordinates are 44 ° 02'22 Omro of " north latitude and 88 ° 44'40 " west longitude. The city covers an area of 6.53 km ².

Neighboring towns of Omro are Winneconne (10,4 km to the north ), Leonards Point (11,5 km east), Oshkosh ( 17.8 km in the same direction), Waukau (7 km SSW ) and Eureka (10,5 km west-southwest ).

The nearest big cities are Green Bay at the mouth of the Fox River into Lake Michigan ( 94.1 kilometers north-east ), Milwaukee (150 km south-southeast ) and Wisconsin's capital Madison (141 km south-southwest ).


In the Omro Wisconsin State Highways 21 and 116 meet together and cross together a bridge over the Fox River. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and within local roads.

With the Outagamie County Regional Airport is located 45 km northeast of the nearest airport. The next airports are the General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee (163 km south-southeast ), the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago (276 km in the same direction) and the Minneapolis -Saint Paul International Airport ( 421 km west-northwest ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in Omro 3517 people in 1419 households. The population density was 538.6 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 1419 households lived statistically 2.43 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 96.6 percent white, 0.7 percent African American, 0.5 percent Native American, 0.2 percent Asian, and 1.5 percent from other ethnic groups; 0.6 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity, 3.3 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

25.1 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 60.3 percent were between 18 and 64 and 14.6 percent were 65 years or older. 50.5 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 45,645. The per capita income was $ 24,163. 12.1 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.