Kenosha County WI Information


Kenosha County Subdivisions

Kenosha County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 171,244
Population in Households 166,883
Population in Familes 134,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,361
Population Density2 630
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $61,507
Average Household Income $80,412
Per Capita Income $30,545


Total Housing Units 70,963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,184 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,918 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,861 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $199,936
Average Home Value $243,398


Total Households 64,102
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 42,718
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 0.35% 0.42%
Households 0.28% 0.37%
Families 0.14% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


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, 2018 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 # 18 76th

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