Oshkosh Tourism, Wisconsin

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Oshkosh is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States, located where the Fox River enters Lake Winnebago from the west. The population was 66,083 at the 2010 census. The city is located adjacent to and partially within the Town of Oshkosh.


Oshkosh was first inhabited by European fur traders. Situated on the banks of Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh is a cultural center with a very active art scene. The city gained prominence due to the development of the lumber industry. The former mansion of one of the lumber barons has now been converted into the Paine Art Center and Arboretum. The Public Museum is the place to check out if you want to know more about the history of Oshkosh. The Menominee Park and the attached Zoo is a location for musical performances along with a children’s playground. A very significant tourist landmark in Oshkosh is the EAA Aviation Museum in the EAA Grounds. The museums houses aircrafts and warbirds used during various points of aviation history. Oshkosh is a holiday destination for those whole like a bit of historical influence in their journeys.


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Facts and Stats for Oshkosh*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oshkosh

    Know the pollution level of Oshkosh before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
  • Oshkosh: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oshkosh for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oshkosh.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.58 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.55 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.42 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 22.92 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.64 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Oshkosh - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 64.51 (High)
    • Pollution Index 8.62 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.62 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.43 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.7 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oshkosh

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oshkosh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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