Kenosha County WI Information


Kenosha County Subdivisions

Kenosha County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 170,454
Daytime Population: Workers 62,520
Daytime Population: Residents 85,414
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 147,934
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 166,069
Population in Familes 134,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,385
Population Density2 627
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $59,489
Average Household Income $77,386
Per Capita Income $29,444


Total Housing Units 70,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,470 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,396 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,533 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $193,375
Average Home Value $233,762


Total Households 63,866
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 42,702
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.35%
Households 0.27% 0.3%
Families 0.15% 0.23%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.71%


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, 2017 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 Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 10 88th
Per Capita Income # 16 79th

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