Racine County WI Information


Racine County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 196,132
Population in Households 191,283
Population in Familes 156,341
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,849
Population Density1 590
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 75,925
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 51,289
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 83,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51,631 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,294 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,333 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $182,647
Average Home Value $217,404


Median Household Income $54,513
Average Household Income $70,942
Per Capita Income $27,900
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.16%
Households 0.06% 0.15%
Families -0.03% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.


Racine County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Racine 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 # 5 94th
Population Density1 # 4 96th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 15 81st
Per Capita Income # 17 78th

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