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Racine County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 196,311 (88% urban, 12% rural); it was 188,831 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 38,727
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 14,125
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 49,998
Renter-occupied apartments: 22,799 (it was 20,821 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 333 sq. mi.

Water area: 458.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 589 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Racine County: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.6%), Educational, health and social services (15.8%), Retail trade (11.3%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Racine County, WI (2019)
    • 139,53573.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 26,75414.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 21,99511.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,7942.0%Two or more races
    • 2,6491.4%Asian alone
    • 1,0170.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 5670.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 97,480  (49.7%)
Females: 98,831  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Racine County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,779 ($48,059 in 1999)
This county:

$60,779
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $715 (lower quartile is $583, upper quartile is $858)
This county:

$715
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $200,800 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Racine:

$200,800
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,900 - $287,800

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $243,770
Here:

$243,770
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,850
Here:

$181,850
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $154,172
Here:

$154,172
State:

$191,549

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,831
Here:

$160,831
State:

$185,896

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,489
Here:

$152,489
State:

$204,140

Mobile homes: $121,987
Here:

$121,987
State:

$56,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,496
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $570

Institutionalized population: 4,173

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 110
  • Thefts: 535
  • Auto thefts: 41

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 80
  • Thefts: 622
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 670 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 1998: 670 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 1999: 667 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2000: 536 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2001: 578 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2002: 642 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2003: 876 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2004: 939 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2005: 810 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2006: 484 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2007: 508 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2008: 271 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2009: 194 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2010: 156 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2011: 99 buildings, average cost: $279,700
  • 2012: 143 buildings, average cost: $230,100
  • 2013: 182 buildings, average cost: $269,200
  • 2014: 159 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2015: 189 buildings, average cost: $264,600
  • 2016: 222 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2017: 244 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2018: 282 buildings, average cost: $300,100
  • 2019: 192 buildings, average cost: $304,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Racine, WI residents
Average permit cost in Racine, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,703 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,374 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Racine, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Racine, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Racine, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
Racine County:

12.9%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 24.5% for other race residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 27.9 years old, American Indian residents: 41.3 years old, Asian residents: 43.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 years old)

Area name: Racine, WI MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Racine County is $538 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $675 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $840 a month.

Cities in this county include: Racine, Caledonia, Mount Pleasant, Burlington, Norway, Sturtevant, Wind Lake, Tichigan, Waterford North, Union Grove.

Racine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Racine County: Sharon Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Camp Edwards (B), Camp Chester (C), Apple Barn Orchard And Winery (D), Midway (E), Van Dell Farms (F), Mallard Lake Recycling and Disposal Facility (G), Troy Center Fire Department (H), Lauderdale - LaGrange Fire Department (I), Delavan Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (J), Linn Fire and Emergency Medical Services (K), Lyons Fire Department and Rescue Squad (L), Delavan Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Racine County include: Troy Center United Methodist Church (A), Lafayette Church (B), German Settlement Church (C), Palotti Novitiate (D), Berean Grace Church (E), Bethel United Methodist Church (F), Brick Church (G), Sugar Creek Lutheran Church (H), Saint Kilian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), North Geneva Cemetery (2), North Sharon Cemetery (3), Richmond Cemetery (4), Hickory Grove Cemetery (5), Hollister Cemetery (6), Oakwood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: North Lake (A), Peterkin Pond (B), Peters Lake (C), Pickerel Lake (D), Pleasant Lake (E), Mill Lake (F), Rice Lake (G), Silver Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bluff Creek (A), Jackson Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), Ladd Creek (D), Ore Creek (E), West Branch North Branch Nippersink Creek (F), East Branch North Branch Nippersink Creek (G), Como Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Racine County include: Beulah Bog State Natural Area (1), Bluff Creek State Natural Area (2), Clover Valley Fen State Natural Area (3), Lulu Lake State Natural Area (4), Pickerel Lake Fen State Natural Area (5), Young Prairie State Natural Area (6), Union Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brown County, Nebraska , Gooding County, Idaho , Jerome County, Idaho , Jefferson County , Dubuque County, Iowa , Lake County, Illinois , McHenry County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Racine, WI
County total employment by year in Racine, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Racine, WI

Current college students: 8,818
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 11,125 (47.6% naturalized citizens)

Racine County:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,9062010 or later
  • 2,1692000 to 2009
  • 2,2321990 to 1999
  • 1,2541980 to 1989
  • 1,1041970 to 1979
  • 1,961Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.2%

Racine County marital status for males Racine County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 56,817
  • One, attached: 3,717
  • Two: 5,456
  • 3 or 4: 3,738
  • 5 to 9: 4,524
  • 10 to 19: 2,148
  • 20 to 49: 2,492
  • 50 or more: 3,272
  • Mobile homes: 618
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 342

Housing units in Racine County with a mortgage: 34,866 (462 second mortgage, 4,653 home equity loan, 347 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18,085

Here:

65.4% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Racine County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic43,33521
Mainline Protestant21,22448
Evangelical Protestant20,56479
Black Protestant3,52014
Orthodox2,0205
Other1,21310
None103,532-
Racine County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Racine County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Racine County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 125
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Racine County:

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Racine County:

28.0%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Racine County:

Average size of farms: 197 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,949
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $370.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $93,864
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,494
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.15
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 28.31%
Corn for grain: 35276 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6889 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 38486 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,191 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 163 acres

Tornado activity:

Racine County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 2614255.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/7/2008, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused $14 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Racine County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from Racine County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 270.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from Racine County center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm And Flooding, Incident Period: January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4477-WI: March 11, 2020, FEMA Id: 4477, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1966: April 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 1966, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2008 to July 25, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1768: June 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1768, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Snow, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3285: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 3285, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1719: August 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3163: January 24, 2001, FEMA Id: 3163, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2000 to July 19, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1332: June 24, 2000, FEMA Id: 1332, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Racine County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Racine

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 60,368 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 6,911 (9.4%)
  • Bus: 702 (1.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 68 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,024 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 279 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 593 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 3,260 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (44%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Racine County


  • German (21%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (3%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Racine County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 1,809 people in state prisons
  • 1,036 people in nursing homes
  • 584 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 520 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 472 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 308 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 278 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 177 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 141 people in religious group quarters
  • 52 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 52 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Racine County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 2,535 people in state prisons
  • 903 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 666 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 376 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 234 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 115 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 73 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 53 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,861.

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.47% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($32,427 average AGI)
1.61% relocated from other states ($17,510 average AGI)
Racine County:

1.61%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Milwaukee County, WI  1.33% ($51,548 average AGI)
from Kenosha County, WI  1.08% ($43,422)
from Waukesha County, WI  0.31% ($61,121)
from Walworth County, WI  0.26% ($42,754)
from Cook County, IL  0.20% ($51,549)
from Lake County, IL  0.19% ($89,784)
from Dane County, WI  0.06% ($47,804)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.33% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($31,790 average AGI)
1.89% relocated to other states ($22,523 average AGI)
Racine County:

1.89%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Milwaukee County, WI  1.14% ($48,370 average AGI)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.78% ($43,226)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.40% ($69,082)
to Walworth County, WI  0.32% ($49,506)
to Cook County, IL  0.15% ($44,157)
to Dane County, WI  0.11% ($40,067)
to Lake County, IL  0.11% ($64,448)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Racine County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Racine County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Racine County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Racine County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Racine County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Racine County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Racine County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Racine County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Racine County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 29,403 (24,203 aged, 5,200 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,197 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Racine County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,443)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,168)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,793)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,624)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,265)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,111)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (959)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (783)
  • Congestive heart failure (746)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (538)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,372
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 226
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51,838

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,284
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 796
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 34.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.7
  • Other - 14.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 122.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 52.4
  • Poisoning - 30.3
  • Suffocation - 25.9
  • Other - 14.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 196,311
  • Male householders: 38,475 (11,028 living alone), Female householders: 40,430 (11,405 living alone)
  • 37,987 spouses (37,424 opposite-sex spouses), 6,135 unmarried partners, (5,884 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 55,913 children (51,974 natural, 1,281 adopted, 2,658 stepchildren), 3,560 grandchildren, 636 brothers or sisters, 511 parents, 118 foster children, 1,188 other relatives, 5,815 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 5,543

Size of family households: 23,931 2-persons, 10,459 3-persons, 9,350 4-persons, 4,347 5-persons, 1,829 6-persons, 728 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,433 1-person, 4,692 2-persons, 680 3-persons, 456 4-persons.

25,648 married couples with children.
15,306 single-parent households (3,645 men, 11,661 women).

90.6% of residents of Racine speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $853,016,000 ($4,393 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $38,192,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $437,847,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $176,713,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,356,000
Federal grants: $168,431,000
Federal procurement contracts: $37,514,000 ($25,584,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $28,155,000 ($2,693,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $862,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $99,269,000
Federal Government insurance: $56,751,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 13,494
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,994
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,475
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +143
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Racine County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 27.47 millions of gallons per day (14% from ground, 86% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • 9122014 or later
  • 5762010 to 2013
  • 7,7962000 to 2009
  • 11,5801990 to 1999
  • 7,7481980 to 1989
  • 11,8461970 to 1979
  • 9,5521960 to 1969
  • 11,3191950 to 1959
  • 5,2011940 to 1949
  • 16,5941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • 01 room
  • 952 rooms
  • 7603 rooms
  • 3,1294 rooms
  • 13,2065 rooms
  • 12,6326 rooms
  • 9,1607 rooms
  • 5,3988 rooms
  • 8,5719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • 941 room
  • 2632 rooms
  • 6,0283 rooms
  • 7,3034 rooms
  • 6,0695 rooms
  • 2,9996 rooms
  • 2,2317 rooms
  • 3878 rooms
  • 5809+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • 0no bedroom
  • 6931 bedroom
  • 9,3202 bedrooms
  • 31,4213 bedrooms
  • 9,9924 bedrooms
  • 1,5255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Racine County, Wisconsin
  • 94no bedroom
  • 7,2341 bedroom
  • 10,5032 bedrooms
  • 6,3853 bedrooms
  • 1,5864 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Racine County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Racine County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Racine County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 956no vehicle
  • 12,5671 vehicle
  • 22,4482 vehicles
  • 11,0153 vehicles
  • 4,0734 vehicles
  • 1,8925+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Racine County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Racine County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,341no vehicle
  • 11,7631 vehicle
  • 7,4552 vehicles
  • 8423 vehicles
  • 5104 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles

87.3% of Racine County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Wisconsin.

Racine County:

87.3%
State average:

86.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 136,728
  • Other state: 45,922
  • Northeast: 3,470
  • Midwest: 26,454
  • South: 11,382
  • West: 4,616
Year householders moved into unit in Racine County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Racine County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,306
Here:

16.0%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 802
Here:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 761
Here:

10.7%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Racine County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,267,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,917,000
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,784,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,425,000
    Police Protection: $24,915,000
    Health - Other: $16,915,000
    General - Other: $16,703,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,751,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,905,000
    Regular Highways: $10,226,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,508,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,414,000
    Financial Administration: $3,112,000
    Libraries: $2,244,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,063,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,209,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,076,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $889,000
    Hospitals: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,230,000
    Highways: $254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,870,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,385,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,367,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,222,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Rents: $42,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $234,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,332,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,099,000
    Other: $16,057,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,236,000
    Highways: $6,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,288,000
    Education: $1,695,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,055,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $521,000
    Other License: $486,000

Racine County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,267,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,917,000
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,784,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,425,000
    Police Protection: $24,915,000
    Health - Other: $16,915,000
    General - Other: $16,703,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,751,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,905,000
    Regular Highways: $10,226,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,508,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,414,000
    Financial Administration: $3,112,000
    Libraries: $2,244,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,063,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,209,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,076,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $889,000
    Hospitals: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,230,000
    Highways: $254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,870,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,385,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,367,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,222,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Rents: $42,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $234,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,332,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,099,000
    Other: $16,057,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,236,000
    Highways: $6,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,288,000
    Education: $1,695,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,055,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $521,000
    Other License: $486,000

Racine County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,267,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,917,000
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,784,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,425,000
    Police Protection: $24,915,000
    Health - Other: $16,915,000
    General - Other: $16,703,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,751,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,905,000
    Regular Highways: $10,226,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,508,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,414,000
    Financial Administration: $3,112,000
    Libraries: $2,244,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,063,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,209,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,076,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $889,000
    Hospitals: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,230,000
    Highways: $254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,870,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,385,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,367,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,222,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Rents: $42,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $234,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,332,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,099,000
    Other: $16,057,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,236,000
    Highways: $6,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,288,000
    Education: $1,695,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,055,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $521,000
    Other License: $486,000

Racine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,267,000
  • Charges - Other: $17,917,000
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,784,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $190,000
    Correctional Institutions: $188,000
    General - Other: $15,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $25,425,000
    Police Protection: $24,915,000
    Health - Other: $16,915,000
    General - Other: $16,703,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,751,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,905,000
    Regular Highways: $10,226,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,508,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,414,000
    Financial Administration: $3,112,000
    Libraries: $2,244,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,063,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,209,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,076,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $889,000
    Hospitals: $31,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,267,000
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,150,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,230,000
    Highways: $254,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,870,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,525,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,385,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,367,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,222,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Rents: $42,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $234,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,332,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,813,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $16,099,000
    Other: $16,057,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,236,000
    Highways: $6,125,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,288,000
    Education: $1,695,000
  • Tax - Property: $53,055,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $521,000
    Other License: $486,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,705
  • Number of aged recipients: 145
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,560
  • Number of recipients under 18: 936
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,413
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 356
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,152
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,746
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED607$140,588963$145,6507,472$155,318257$89,67314$1,277,786462$131,74514$59,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$110,27850$165,040565$159,03254$43,5190$024$131,8756$46,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED79$134,405137$133,3581,706$163,496174$42,2993$680,667107$127,99112$60,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN33$129,03068$171,353957$166,03759$93,5932$1,152,00045$152,0671$89,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$162,00014$140,714275$165,75617$60,5880$016$107,9382$29,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED229$165,550216$190,7180$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED41$173,46353$190,0001$57,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$162,32046$198,9570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$186,00017$213,1760$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$116,4297$159,5710$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Racine, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Racine, WI - Value
Most common first names in Racine County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,53575.3 years
Mary1,18980.1 years
William1,11575.1 years
Robert95670.9 years
Joseph81776.7 years
George76776.8 years
James75969.8 years
Helen68580.9 years
Edward67775.5 years
Charles67274.9 years
Most common last names in Racine County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson63277.4 years
Hansen40179.3 years
Nelson39979.9 years
Jensen39180.0 years
Anderson37877.8 years
Smith31975.5 years
Miller31878.1 years
Peterson31576.8 years
Christensen29078.8 years
Petersen23178.7 years
Businesses in Racine County, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy2
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's3McDonald's6
AutoZone2Menards2
Baymont Inn1Nike3
Blockbuster2Pizza Hut2
Burger King4Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Cricket Wireless3SAS Shoes1
Curves2Sears1
DHL1Subway9
Dairy Queen5T-Mobile3
Days Inn1Taco Bell2
Domino's Pizza2The Room Place1
Fashion Bug1True Value4
FedEx22U-Haul10
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block7UPS18
Hardee's1Walgreens4
Hilton1Walmart2
Holiday Inn1Wendy's3
KFC2World Gym1
Kmart2YMCA2
Kohl's1

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