Racine, Wisconsin Population 2022

77,608
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Racine is a city located in Racine County Wisconsin. Racine has a 2020 population of 77,608. It is also the county seat of Racine County. Racine is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,816 in 2010.

The average household income in Racine is $56,574 with a poverty rate of 20.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $860 per month, and the median house value is $116,200. The median age in Racine is 34.7 years, 33 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Racine Demographics

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

  • White: 63.91%
  • Black or African American: 22.71%
  • Two or more races: 7.53%
  • Other race: 4.65%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Racine, Wisconsin is 77,608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 77,816.

Racine, Wisconsin Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010195,4060.00%
2011194,908-498-0.26%
2012194,594-314-0.16%
2013194,680860.04%
2014194,7861060.05%
2015194,672-114-0.06%
2016194,8461740.09%
2017195,8259790.50%
2018196,3575320.27%
2019196,311-46-0.02%
2020196,265-46-0.02%
2021196,219-46-0.02%

Racine Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,14163.91%
Black or African American17,46322.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native2790.36%
Asian6310.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%
Some Other Race3,5754.65%
Two or More Races5,7897.53%
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Racine Population by Race

Racine Population Pyramid 2022

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Racine Median Age

34.9


Total

33


Male

36.2


Female

Racine Adults

There are 55,360 adults, (9,859 of whom are seniors) in Racine.

Racine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Racine Sex Ratio

Female

38,892

50.58%

Male

38,001

49.42%

Racine Population by Age

Racine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Racine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All52.4%47.6%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Male41.3%58.7%
Female25.3%74.7%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Racine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,3922.4752.4
Married10,7253.2276.1
Male2,2423.3141.3
Female5,4883.3825.3
Non Family11,9371.2345.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Racine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1544.45%
9th to 12th Grade4,3769.03%
High School Graduate16,06533.17%
Some College12,37325.55%
Associates Degree5,12610.58%
Bachelors Degree5,69711.76%
Graduate Degree2,6455.46%
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Racine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Racine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian399387211
White29,28127,2246,869
Native American17917916
Hispanic8,4155,758638
Black9,6497,937577
Other Race2,1831,338130
2+ Races1,6481,20248
Islander15

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.88%.

Racine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,564$39,532$28,607
Less Than 9th Grade$25,466$27,226$21,083
High School Graduate$29,549$32,197$22,663
Some College$32,693$42,983$26,913
Bachelors Degree$48,216$56,391$42,940
Graduate Degree$64,348$71,429$58,869

$32,564

Average Earnings

$39,532

Average Male

$28,607

Average Female

Racine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Racine Language by Age

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Racine Language

85.64% of Racine residents speak only English, while 14.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.34% of the population.

Racine Language

Racine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16,7355,91135.32%
Multiple5,6281,70130.22%
Hispanic16,7123,85423.06%
White38,4515,20613.54%
Native230146.09%
Asian631223.49%
Other958NaN%

20.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.61%

Male Poverty Rate

22.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Racine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Racine is Black, with 35.32% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.25%.

Racine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.25%
High School18.46%
Some College17.88%
Bachelors or Greater4.40%

Racine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed39.63%
Female Employed13.70%
Female Unemployed39.87%

Racine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Racine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,346$57,458
Families$54,161$66,681
Married Families$70,691$85,943
Non Families$31,532$38,421
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Income by Household Type

Racine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Racine Married by Age and Sex

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Racine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Racine Marital Status by Race

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Racine Marital Status

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4,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War689
First Gulf War721
Vietnam1,239
Korea269
World War II83

Racine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34329
35 to 541,147
55 to 64814
65 to 74926
75+799

Racine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1558.32%
Black7766.63%
Native American147.07%
Other Race40.16%
2+ Races662.56%
Hispanic2492.44%

Racine Veterans by Race

Racine Veterans by Education

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15.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Racine Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Racine Employment by Age

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Racine Employment by Race

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Racine 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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68.89%

Born in Racine

93.86%

Native Born

6.14%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.86% of Racine residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Racine Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18505,1070.00%
18607,8222,7154.36%
18709,8802,0582.36%
188016,0316,1514.96%
189021,0144,9832.74%
190029,1028,0883.31%
191038,0028,9002.70%
192058,59320,5914.42%
193067,5428,9491.43%
194067,195-347-0.05%
195071,1933,9980.58%
196089,14417,9512.27%
197095,1626,0180.66%
198085,725-9,437-1.04%
199084,298-1,427-0.17%
200081,855-2,443-0.29%
201078,860-2,995-0.37%
201178,756-104-0.13%
201278,652-104-0.13%
201378,548-104-0.13%
201478,444-104-0.13%
201578,340-104-0.13%
201678,236-104-0.13%
201778,132-104-0.13%
201878,028-104-0.13%
201977,924-104-0.13%
202077,816-108-0.14%
202177,712-104-0.13%
202277,608-104-0.13%

Racine Population by Year