Kenosha, Wisconsin Population 2022

100,052
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Kenosha is a city located in Kenosha County Wisconsin. Kenosha has a 2020 population of 100,052. It is also the county seat of Kenosha County. Kenosha is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 99,397 in 2010.

The average household income in Kenosha is $72,291 with a poverty rate of 15.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $923 per month, and the median house value is $160,900. The median age in Kenosha is 35.8 years, 34.8 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Kenosha Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kenoshawas:

  • White: 76.61%
  • Black or African American: 10.67%
  • Two or more races: 7.20%
  • Other race: 2.79%
  • Asian: 2.09%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Kenosha, Wisconsin is 100,052 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 100,052.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 99,397.

Kenosha, Wisconsin Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,43076.61%
Black or African American10,64610.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native5810.58%
Asian2,0892.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.06%
Some Other Race2,7822.79%
Two or More Races7,1827.20%
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Kenosha Population by Race

Kenosha Population Pyramid 2022

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Kenosha Median Age

36.5


Total

34.8


Male

37.7


Female

Kenosha Adults

There are 75,227 adults, (13,315 of whom are seniors) in Kenosha.

Kenosha Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenosha Sex Ratio

Female

51,162

51.28%

Male

48,605

48.72%

Kenosha Population by Age

Kenosha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kenosha Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All57.4%42.6%
Male46.3%53.7%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Female33.6%66.4%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kenosha Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,4162.5157.4
Married15,5583.2378.4
Male2,4383.7646.3
Female5,6253.2633.6
Non Family14,7951.2646.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Kenosha Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4835.36%
9th to 12th Grade4,0186.19%
High School Graduate19,04529.33%
Some College15,65724.12%
Associates Degree6,0339.29%
Bachelors Degree10,10615.57%
Graduate Degree6,58310.14%
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Kenosha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenosha Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,5061,355780
Islander18138
White47,51743,69913,478
2+ Races2,7002,125608
Native American36529676
Black5,8554,9401,052
Other Race1,393904187
Hispanic8,5956,2121,060

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.79%.

Kenosha Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,262$45,043$32,979
Less Than 9th Grade$32,072$33,008$29,408
High School Graduate$31,264$36,120$23,968
Some College$36,631$44,357$30,993
Bachelors Degree$53,139$62,686$44,951
Graduate Degree$68,373$70,374$63,382

$39,262

Average Earnings

$45,043

Average Male

$32,979

Average Female

Kenosha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenosha Language by Age

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Kenosha Language

83.69% of Kenosha residents speak only English, while 16.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.09% of the population.

Kenosha Language

Kenosha Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,0292,81028.02%
Multiple7,0841,39719.72%
Hispanic17,5593,30018.79%
Native57210618.53%
White63,1537,72712.24%
Asian2,01123211.54%
Other728NaN%

15.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

17.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenosha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenosha is Black, with 28.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenosha is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.44%.

Kenosha Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.10%
High School16.09%
Some College10.36%
Bachelors or Greater5.85%

Kenosha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.51%
Male Unemployed23.72%
Female Employed10.13%
Female Unemployed41.60%

Kenosha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenosha Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,113$72,466
Families$70,037$84,641
Married Families$88,769$104,051
Non Families$35,237$47,841
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Income by Household Type

Kenosha Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenosha Married by Age and Sex

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Kenosha 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 Marital Status by Race

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Kenosha Marital Status

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4,878

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,147
First Gulf War1,059
Vietnam1,290
Korea320
World War II288

Kenosha Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34655
35 to 541,147
55 to 641,056
65 to 74887
75+1,133

Kenosha Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,3047.15%
Black4275.73%
Native American112.92%
Asian110.67%
Other Race211.16%
2+ Races1042.94%
Hispanic2071.91%

Kenosha Veterans by Race

Kenosha Veterans by Education

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6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenosha Veterans by Education

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67.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kenosha Employment by Age

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Kenosha Employment by Race

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Kenosha Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.69%

Born in Kenosha

90.96%

Native Born

9.04%

Foreign Born

5.14%

Non Citizen

3.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.96% of Kenosha residents were born in the United States, with 53.69% having been born in Wisconsin. 5.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kenosha Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,4550.00%
18603,9905351.45%
18704,3093190.77%
18805,0397301.58%
18906,5321,4932.63%
190011,6065,0745.92%
191021,3719,7656.30%
192040,47219,1016.59%
193050,2629,7902.19%
194048,765-1,497-0.30%
195054,3685,6031.09%
196067,89913,5312.25%
197078,80510,9061.50%
198077,685-1,120-0.14%
199080,3522,6670.34%
200090,35210,0001.18%
201099,3979,0450.96%
201199,5601630.16%
201299,8592990.30%
201399,704-155-0.16%
201499,728240.02%
201599,479-249-0.25%
201699,388-91-0.09%
201799,7853970.40%
201899,9081230.12%
201999,944360.04%
202099,980360.04%
2021100,016360.04%
2022100,052360.04%

Kenosha Population by Year