Kenosha, Wisconsin Population 2020

101,124

Kenosha is a city located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 101,124, it is the 4th largest city in Wisconsin (after Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay) and the 315th largest city in the United States. Kenosha is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 99,218 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Kenosha has a population density of 3,612 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kenosha is $69,981 with a poverty rate of 17.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $880 per month, and the median house value is $145,700. The median age in Kenosha is 35.5 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males.

Kenosha Wi Demographics

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

  • White: 79.51%
  • Black or African American: 11.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Other race: 2.80%
  • Asian: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Kenosha, Wisconsin is 101,124, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 100,164. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 99,218.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79,35479.51%
Black or African American11,44011.46%
Two or More Races3,9843.99%
Some Other Race2,7902.80%
Asian1,6731.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native5540.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%

Kenosha Wi Population Pyramid 2020

Kenosha Wi Median Age

35.5


Total

34.4


Male

36.7


Female

Kenosha Wi Adults

There are 74,794 adults, (12,527 of whom are seniors) in Kenosha Wi.

Kenosha Wi Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenosha Wi Sex Ratio

Female

50,862

50.96%

Male

48,948

49.04%

Kenosha Wi Households and Families

Kenosha Wi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kenosha Wi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All56.5%43.5%
Male49.7%50.3%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female28.8%71.2%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,6462.5656.5
Married15,4163.2178.3
Non Family14,1731.3344.7
Female5,5513.4428.8
Male2,5063.6249.7

3.18

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kenosha Wi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7384.25%
9th to 12th Grade4,5317.04%
High School Graduate20,16831.33%
Some College15,35023.85%
Associates Degree6,1279.52%
Bachelors Degree10,14615.76%
Graduate Degree5,3108.25%

Kenosha Wi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White47,83244,29012,869
Hispanic8,3555,914902
Black6,0074,987764
Other Race1,406936100
Multiple Races1,275990273
Asian1,1661,066590
Native American41936186
Islander888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,111$42,098$31,260
Less Than High School$25,096$26,104$22,254
High School Grad$28,853$33,518$21,941
Some College$35,296$42,061$30,571
Bachelors Degree$50,257$60,212$45,295
Graduate Degree$68,736$69,292$68,484

$36,111

Average Earnings

$42,098

Average Male

$31,260

Average Female

Kenosha Wi Language

Kenosha Wi Language by Age

Kenosha Wi Language

85.38% of Kenosha Wi residents speak only English, while 14.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.18% of the population.

Kenosha Wi Poverty

Kenosha Wi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64,1578,41613.12%
Hispanic17,3034,16424.07%
Black10,8803,56032.72%
Multiple3,78588323.33%
Other2,76083530.25%
Asian1,61826216.19%
Native54810418.98%

17.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.42%

Male Poverty Rate

18.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenosha Wi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenosha Wi is Black, with 32.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenosha Wi is White, with 13.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.25%
High School15.49%
Some College11.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.24%
Male Unemployed32.16%
Female Employed11.07%
Male Employed7.03%

Kenosha Wi Income

Kenosha Wi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,657$69,981
Families$65,975$80,421
Married Families$82,510$98,191
Non Families$34,237$48,298

Kenosha Wi Marital Status

Kenosha Wi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Kenosha Wi Marital Status by Race

Kenosha Wi Veterans

5,782

Number of Veterans

5,249

Male Veterans

533

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,533
First Gulf War1,211
Second Gulf War1,180
Korea418
World War II194
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9658.07%
Black6849.07%
Hispanic2242.12%
2 or More1115.74%
Asian90.69%
Other70.40%
Indian61.39%

$Kenosha Wi Veterans by Education

8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenosha Wi Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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

54.65%

Born in Wisconsin

92.34%

Native Born

7.66%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.34% of Kenosha Wi residents were born in the United States, with 54.65% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020101,1244800.48%
2019100,6444800.48%
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%