Racine, Wisconsin Population 2021

76,130
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Racine is a city located in Racine County Wisconsin. It is also the county seat of Racine County. With a 2020 population of 76,130, it is the 5th largest city in Wisconsin (after Milwaukee, , , and ) and the 472nd largest city in the United States . Racine is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,860 in 2010. Racine reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Racine has a population density of 4,920 people per square mile.

The average household income in Racine is $56,574 with a poverty rate of 20.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $831 per month, and the median house value is $108,700. 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: 65.10%
  • Black or African American: 23.12%
  • Other race: 5.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Racine, Wisconsin is 76,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 76,760.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 78,860.

Racine, Wisconsin Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Racine Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,17865.10%
Black or African American17,82223.12%
Some Other Race4,1195.34%
Two or More Races3,9905.18%
Asian6810.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native2810.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.01%
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Racine Population by Race

Racine Population Pyramid $2021

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Racine Median Age

34.7


Total

33


Male

35.8


Female

Racine Adults

There are 56,069 adults, (9,583 of whom are seniors) in Racine.

Racine Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Racine Sex Ratio

Female

39,097

50.72%

Male

37,984

49.28%

Racine Population by Age

Racine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Racine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female23.4%76.6%
Non Family42.6%57.4%
Male47.9%52.1%
All51%49%
Married75.9%24.1%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Racine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,6842.4551
Non Family11,9141.2142.6
Married10,7603.1875.9
Female5,8523.3523.4
Male2,1583.2847.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Racine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5585.25%
9th to 12th Grade5,03010.32%
High School Graduate15,85732.55%
Some College12,07424.78%
Associates Degree5,09810.46%
Bachelors Degree5,40611.10%
Graduate Degree2,7005.54%
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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
White29,20127,0666,612
Black9,9387,727539
Hispanic8,5635,431729
Other Race2,2801,285175
2+ Races1,16394849
Asian447417181
Native American18818821
Islander10

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 40.49%.

Racine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,071$39,697$28,478
Less Than 9th Grade$22,964$27,046$20,619
High School Graduate$28,736$32,253$24,235
Some College$32,380$43,130$29,059
Bachelors Degree$47,999$52,827$43,845
Graduate Degree$63,194$62,950$63,239

$32,071

Average Earnings

$39,697

Average Male

$28,478

Average Female

Racine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Racine Language by Age

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Racine Language

84.99% of Racine residents speak only English, while 15.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.68% of the population.

Racine Language

Racine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,0616,34437.18%
White38,5865,20813.50%
Hispanic16,9363,80322.46%
Other4,0841,32232.37%
Multiple3,85191823.84%
Native2162913.43%
Asian681162.35%

20.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.85%

Male Poverty Rate

23.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Racine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Racine is Black, with 37.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Racine is Asian, with 2.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.16%.

Racine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.99%
High School18.88%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.99%

Racine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed39.40%
Female Unemployed37.22%
Female Employed12.30%
Male Employed5.96%

Racine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Racine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,056$56,574
Families$52,563$65,391
Married Families$73,069$84,693
Non Families$30,634$38,246
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Income by Household Type

Racine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

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 55-64.

Racine Marital Status by Race

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Racine Marital Status

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4,058

Number of Veterans

3,536

Male Veterans

522

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,506
First Gulf War825
Second Gulf War668
Korea260
World War II122

Racine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,063
65 to 74969
55 to 64817
75+773
18 to 34436

Racine Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1868.18%
Black7135.90%
Hispanic3483.31%
Other Race732.73%
2+ Races573.54%
Native American2913.36%

Racine Veterans by Race

Racine Veterans by Education

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11.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Racine Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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67.21%

Born in Racine

93.85%

Native Born

6.15%

Foreign Born

3.98%

Non Citizen

2.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.85% of Racine residents were born in the United States, with 67.21% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.98% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202176,130-315-0.41%
202076,445-315-0.41%
201976,760-315-0.41%
201877,075-113-0.15%
201777,188330.04%
201677,155-135-0.17%
201577,290-317-0.41%
201477,607-175-0.22%
201377,782-122-0.16%
201277,904-266-0.34%
201178,170-290-0.37%
201078,460-3,395-0.42%
200081,855-2,443-0.29%
199084,298-1,427-0.17%
198085,725-9,437-1.04%
197095,1626,0180.66%
196089,14417,9512.27%
195071,1933,9980.58%
194067,195-347-0.05%
193067,5428,9491.43%
192058,59320,5914.42%
191038,0028,9002.70%
190029,1028,0883.31%
189021,0144,9832.74%
188016,0316,1514.96%
18709,8802,0582.36%
18607,8222,7154.36%
18505,1070.00%

Racine Population by Year