Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Kenosha County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 168,521 with a growth rate of 0.37% 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
2017168,5216250.37%
2016167,896270.02%
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
White145,980
Black or African American12,406
Two or More Races4,208
Some Other Race2,351
Asian2,283
American Indian and Alaska Native642
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Median Age

37.6


Total

36.5


Male

38.6


Female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 127,265 adults, (20,987 of which are seniors) in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

84,955

50.60%

Male

82,941

49.40%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All65.6%34.4%
Male58%42%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female39.1%60.9%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,9942.5965.6
Married30,0043.2183.9
Non Family21,4661.351.2
Female8,0713.3339.1
Male3,4533.5158

3.15

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3,4473.12%
9th to 12th Grade7,6066.88%
High School Graduate35,71532.32%
Some College25,28422.88%
Associates Degree11,21010.15%
Bachelors Degree17,85516.16%
Graduate Degree9,3788.49%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White91,11984,36224,137
Hispanic10,1877,1711,059
Black6,3085,310949
Asian1,7051,504766
Other Race1,30183471
Multiple Races1,1891,073280
Native American42738487
Islander10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.93%.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,879$43,484$30,567
Less Than High School$21,380$23,270$17,213
High School Grad$30,138$35,457$22,971
Some College$35,436$45,278$28,441
Bachelors Degree$49,737$61,048$42,927
Graduate Degree$66,044$73,734$61,110

$36,879

Average Earnings

$43,484

Average Male

$30,567

Average Female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language

88.49% of Kenosha County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 11.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.20% of the population.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White125,28013,39810.69%
Black11,8225,28644.71%
Hispanic20,6515,19925.18%
Multiple3,94193323.67%
Other2,31672431.26%
Asian2,2021818.22%
Native6428613.40%
Islander161062.50%

15.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.79%

Male Poverty Rate

16.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin is Islander, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.26%.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.03%
High School13.07%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater4.19%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.84%
Male Unemployed31.54%
Female Employed9.84%
Male Employed5.64%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Income

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,086$70,870
Families$70,767$82,413
Married Families$84,942$97,489
Non Families$32,406$45,234

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

10,375

Number of Veterans

9,501

Male Veterans

874

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,190
First Gulf War2,122
Second Gulf War1,750
Korea848
World War II482

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,164
65 to 742,238
55 to 642,037
75+2,030
18 to 34906

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,3438.26%
Black7469.41%
Hispanic3362.64%
2 or More1488.02%
Asian532.82%
Other503.09%
Indian357.32%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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