Kenosha County WI Information


Kenosha County Subdivisions

Kenosha County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 169,648
Population in Households 165,140
Population in Familes 134,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,508
Population Density1 624
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 63,437
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 42,518
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 70,059 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,859 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,578 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,622 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $186,532
Average Home Value $225,650


Median Household Income $55,953
Average Household Income $73,470
Per Capita Income $27,937
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.31%
Households 0.2% 0.23%
Families 0.1% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kenosha County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenosha County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 90th
Population Density1 # 3 97th
Diversity Index2 # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 10 88th
Per Capita Income # 16 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.