Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Kenosha County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 168,521 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kenosha County, Wisconsin is the 8th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017167,886-635-0.38%
2017168,5216520.39%
2016167,869-13-0.01%
2015167,882470.03%
2014167,8355120.31%
2013167,323710.04%
2012167,2524070.24%
2011166,8452220.13%
2010166,62338,44229.99%
1990128,1815,0444.10%
1980123,1375,2204.43%
1970117,91717,30217.20%
1960100,61525,37733.73%
195075,23811,73318.48%
194063,5052280.36%
193063,27711,99323.39%
192051,28418,35555.74%
191032,92911,22251.70%
190021,7076,12639.32%
189015,5812,03114.99%
188013,5504033.07%
187013,147-753-5.42%
186013,9003,16629.50%
185010,7340.00%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White144,109
Black or African American12,611
Two or More Races4,892
Some Other Race3,328
Asian2,257
American Indian and Alaska Native645
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander44

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,0007,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Median Age

37.9


Total

37


Male

38.9


Female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 127,772 adults, (21,520 of whom are seniors) in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

84,853

50.54%

Male

83,033

49.46%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All65.6%34.4%
Male56.8%43.2%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female38.6%61.4%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All63,2862.5865.6
Married29,8393.1883.4
Non Family21,9511.3252.7
Female8,0033.3638.6
Male3,4933.5856.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Households

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Education

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2532.93%
9th to 12th Grade7,3726.63%
High School Graduate36,35532.69%
Some College25,25322.71%
Associates Degree11,0529.94%
Bachelors Degree18,59116.72%
Graduate Degree9,3348.39%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White91,30984,74424,532
Hispanic10,4437,7011,168
Black6,4215,3471,006
Other Race1,8091,211138
Asian1,6771,533827
Multiple Races1,4671,327367
Native American44537290
Islander3524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.31%.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,329$44,770$31,002
Less Than High School$24,140$26,566$21,011
High School Grad$30,319$35,367$23,031
Some College$36,218$46,208$29,012
Bachelors Degree$51,120$63,259$43,399
Graduate Degree$66,818$74,086$61,531

$37,329

Average Earnings

$44,770

Average Male

$31,002

Average Female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language

88.66% of Kenosha County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 11.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.24% of the population.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White124,66712,83610.30%
Hispanic21,0155,22624.87%
Black11,8974,71139.60%
Multiple4,65185018.28%
Other3,25680424.69%
Asian2,1592159.96%
Native6458212.71%
Islander441125.00%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin is Black, with 39.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 9.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.08%.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.32%
High School12.44%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.52%
Male Unemployed31.29%
Female Employed9.25%
Male Employed5.50%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Income

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,269$74,585
Families$71,929$86,663
Married Families$87,078$102,066
Non Families$34,630$48,104

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

9,899

Number of Veterans

9,111

Male Veterans

788

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,210
First Gulf War2,047
Second Gulf War1,784
Korea768
World War II363

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,829
65 to 742,343
75+2,017
55 to 641,816
18 to 34894

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,9097.92%
Black7679.46%
Hispanic2932.25%
2 or More1326.02%
Asian442.34%
Other411.78%
Indian61.26%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

7.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kenosha99271996313600.36%
Pleasant Prairie197192073410155.15%
Somers84418300-141-1.67%
Twin Lakes596160811202.01%
Bristol490850081002.04%
Genoa City 30453022-23-0.76%
Paddock Lake2992300080.27%
Silver Lake24112408-3-0.12%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990