Oostburg, Wisconsin

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Oostburg is a village in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,660 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Sheboygan, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

The Village of Oostburg was incorporated in 1909. It was settled by primarily Dutch immigrants, and named after a city in the Netherlands.

Education

Oostburg High School is the area's high school.

Geography

Oostburg is located at 43°37′27″N 87°47′52″W / 43.62417°N 87.79778°W / 43.62417; -87.79778 (43.624256, -87.797666)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,660 people, 980 households, and 761 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,416.2 people per square mile (546.3/km²). There were 996 housing units at an average density of 530.3/sq mi (204.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.10% White, 0.15% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.

There were 980 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.14.

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