Racine, WI

77,572 Population
15.5 square miles 5,008.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.3%
was 1.3%
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Population Density
5,008.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.6%
was 53.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
9.1%
was 5.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI
Percent Under 18
27.6%
was 27.4%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI
Percent 65 and Over
13.1%
was 11.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in WI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.6
was 7.1
Ranked 18th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
23.9%
was 21.5%
Ranked 8th Lowest in WI
Median Household Income
$41,178
was $42,472
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.2
42.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.1
was 1.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
467.3
was 380.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,078.8
was 3,852.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
34,553
was 32,986
Ranked 5th Highest in WI
Median Rent
$818
was $774
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Total Building Permits
5
was 11
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,599
was 29,796
 
Homeownership Rate
48.6%
was 53.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in WI
Single Family Building Permits
5
was 11
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,231.1
was 2,129.9
Ranked 2nd Highest in WI
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.1%
was 18.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 4th Highest in WI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.1
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 98.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.5%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in WI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.8%
was 81.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in WI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.7%
was 17.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in WI

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