The Greater Oshkosh Area Located less than 90 miles north of Milwaukee and 50 miles south of Green Bay, Oshkosh is a progressive and participative community that offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests.

The Oshkosh-Neenah Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) has a Population of 171,730 according to the U.S. Census reports from 2020. The MSA also has a Civilian Labor Force Size of 93,109, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021).

Our Location

Oshkosh is centrally located in the state on the western shore of Lake Winnebago and banked by the Fox River and Lake Butte des Morts. Our proximity provides us with ample accessibility to many main transportation vessels.

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Our Business Climate

In Wisconsin, we know how to grow things, especially business. Successful organizations looking to locate or expand operations will find resources, support and opportunities. Our state offers many programs and incentives that promote business growth and provides a tax and regulatory climate that encourage growth. Oshkosh is no exception to this and boasts a business friendly climate.

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Growth Industries

Rooted in manufacturing excellence, Greater Oshkosh is committed to the continued diversification of our manufacturing base in order to ensure and maintain a strong economic climate long term.

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Oshkosh is a great place to live because of our excellent school system, outstanding health care facilities, abundant entertainment opportunities, low cost of living, a clean environment and much more. The attributes of Oshkosh include its parks, galleries, nationally accredited museums, golf courses, entertainment venues, festivals and activities that make Oshkosh a haven for anyone interested in combining city life with the benefits of a small town.

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