Kenosha, WI

99,634 Population
27 square miles 3,687.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.7%
was 1.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Population Density
3,687.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.3%
was 51.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.2%
was 7.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
25.4%
was 25.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
12.5%
was 12.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 5.7
Ranked 16th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
18.9%
was 16.8%
Ranked 6th Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$49,636
was $48,235
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
46
44.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4
was 5.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
285.9
was 272.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,065.2
was 2,451.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
41,264
was 40,854
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$842
was $778
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
33
was 29
 
Occupied Housing Units
38,531
was 37,852
 
Homeownership Rate
52.0%
was 57.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
33
was 26
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,486.4
was 1,477.8
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.9%
was 15.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 3
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.8
was 0.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.5%
was 98.2%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.1%
was 89.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.1%
was 22.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI

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