Kenosha, Wisconsin Population 2019

Kenosha, Wisconsin's estimated population is 100,164 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kenosha, Wisconsin is the 4th largest city in Wisconsin based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3611.53 people/mi² (1394.41 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.3 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.56 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Kenosha, Wisconsin is $50,256, while the mean household income is $65,383.

Kenosha Wi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kenosha Wi was:

  • White: 80.31%
  • Black or African American: 11.28%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Other race: 2.81%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%

How Many People Live in Kenosha, Wisconsin?

100,164
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018100,1641990.20%
201799,9654800.48%
201699,485-74-0.07%
201599,559-226-0.23%
201499,785290.03%
201399,756-152-0.15%
201299,9083090.31%
201199,5991590.16%
201099,4409,0880.96%
200090,35210,0001.18%
199080,3522,6670.34%
198077,685-1,120-0.14%
197078,80510,9061.50%
196067,89913,5312.25%
195054,3685,6031.09%
194048,765-1,497-0.30%
193050,2629,7902.19%
192040,47219,1016.59%
191021,3719,7656.30%
190011,6065,0745.92%
18906,5321,4932.63%
18805,0397301.58%
18704,3093190.77%
18603,9905351.45%
18503,4550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White80,007
Black or African American11,233
Two or More Races3,716
Some Other Race2,797
Asian1,316
American Indian and Alaska Native534
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

Kenosha Wi Population Pyramid 2019

Kenosha Wi Median Age

35.3


Total

34.2


Male

36.7


Female

Kenosha Wi Adults

There are 74,123 adults, (12,166 of whom are seniors) in Kenosha Wi.

Kenosha Wi Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenosha Wi Sex Ratio

Female

50,856

51.05%

Male

48,767

48.95%

Kenosha Wi Households and Families

Kenosha Wi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenosha Wi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All56%44%
Male49.6%50.4%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Female32.3%67.7%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,6022.5656
Married15,0673.2277.8
Non Family14,3241.3243.9
Female5,8923.4732.3
Male2,3193.6349.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenosha Wi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3903.74%
9th to 12th Grade4,7867.49%
High School Graduate20,64232.29%
Some College14,74023.05%
Associates Degree6,44110.07%
Bachelors Degree9,88115.45%
Graduate Degree5,0567.91%

Kenosha Wi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White47,93344,21712,457
Hispanic8,2925,997837
Black5,7714,781831
Other Race1,4961,04781
Multiple Races1,073947261
Asian958863506
Native American36129862
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,663$41,167$29,048
Less Than High School$22,705$25,308$21,328
High School Grad$27,010$32,229$21,584
Some College$33,746$41,510$27,956
Bachelors Degree$47,711$57,162$42,938
Graduate Degree$66,350$69,459$65,082

$34,663

Average Earnings

$41,167

Average Male

$29,048

Average Female

Kenosha Wi Language

Kenosha Wi Language by Age

Kenosha Wi Language

85.63% of Kenosha Wi residents speak only English, while 14.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.46% of the population.

Kenosha Wi Poverty

Kenosha Wi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64,5398,47913.14%
Hispanic17,3244,96728.67%
Black10,6914,20739.35%
Other2,76580429.08%
Multiple3,54073920.88%
Asian1,270846.61%
Native5347313.67%
Islander201155.00%

18.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.46%

Male Poverty Rate

20.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenosha Wi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenosha Wi is Islander, with 55.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenosha Wi is Asian, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.07%
High School16.49%
Some College12.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.64%
Male Unemployed36.99%
Female Employed11.69%
Male Employed6.94%

Kenosha Wi Income

Kenosha Wi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,256$65,383
Families$62,442$75,376
Married Families$79,127$92,900
Non Families$32,231$45,816

Kenosha Wi Marital Status

Kenosha Wi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenosha Wi Married by Age and Sex

Kenosha Wi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kenosha Wi Marital Status by Race

Kenosha Wi Veterans

5,616

Number of Veterans

5,169

Male Veterans

447

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,574
Second Gulf War1,184
First Gulf War1,142
Korea470
World War II267
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,580
65 to 741,239
75+1,172
55 to 64954
18 to 34671

Kenosha Wi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8497.86%
Black6489.02%
Hispanic1671.58%
2 or More925.50%
Asian151.42%
Other60.31%
Indian61.58%

Kenosha Wi Veterans by Education

9.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenosha Wi Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Kenosha Wi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.45%

Born in Wisconsin

92.53%

Native Born

7.47%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.53% of Kenosha Wi residents were born in the United States, with 55.45% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.