Racine, Wisconsin Population 2024

75,239

Racine is a city located in Kenosha County, Milwaukee County, and Racine County Wisconsin. Racine has a 2024 population of 75,239. It is also the county seat of Racine County. Racine is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,685 in 2020.

The average household income in Racine is $66,724 with a poverty rate of 19.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Racine is 35 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.

Racine Demographics

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

  • White: 59.13%
  • Black or African American: 21.45%
  • Two or more races: 12.88%
  • Other race: 5.24%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
Land Area (mi²)
15.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,862.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.15% (-2,446)
The current population of Racine, Wisconsin is 75,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 77,685.

Racine, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45,79859.13%
Black or African American16,61121.45%
Two or more races9,97512.88%
Other race4,0575.24%
Asian7270.94%
Native American2720.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.02%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Racine Population by Race

Racine Population Pyramid 2024

Racine Median Age

35

Total

33.8

Male

36.1

Female

Racine Adults

There are 56,333 adults, (10,352 of whom are seniors) in Racine.

Racine Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Racine Sex Ratio

Female40,23451.95%
Male37,21948.05%

Racine Population by Age

Racine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All31,2822.4357.942.1
Non Family12,6211.2451.548.5
Married10,2453.1481.118.9
Female5,8633.4535.964.1
Male2,5533.1647.452.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Racine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4584.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,9838.07%
High School Graduate15,61731.64%
Some College12,10024.51%
Associates Degree4,8499.82%
Bachelors Degree7,32314.83%
Graduate Degree3,0336.14%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Racine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Racine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White29,54327,3298,281
Black9,3447,9081,063
Hispanic9,0636,387584
2+ Races4,1092,810276
Other Race2,4011,760103
Asian453407200
Native American23221564
Islander1350

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.15%.

Racine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,504$45,137$35,347
Less Than 9th Grade$29,467$35,685$24,195
High School Graduate$35,150$38,433$30,118
Some College$39,684$50,927$33,450
Bachelors Degree$51,947$54,077$50,079
Graduate Degree$63,477$64,962$59,415

$39,504

Average Earnings

$45,137

Average Male

$35,347

Average Female

Racine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Racine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Racine Language

86.03% of Racine residents speak only English, while 13.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.6% of the population.

Racine Language

Racine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White38,3475,19413.54%
Black16,1624,52528%
Hispanic17,8503,87121.69%
Multiple9,8942,93029.61%
Other4,0041,08026.97%
Asian7087510.59%
Native2682710.07%

19.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.81%

Male Poverty Rate

21.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Racine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Racine is Multiple, with 29.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Racine is Native, with 10.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.4%.

Racine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.7%
High School17.96%
Some College17.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%

Racine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38%
Female Unemployed22.87%
Female Employed13.7%
Male Employed5.44%

Racine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Racine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,766$66,724
Families$62,126$74,981
Married Families$80,124$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,552$47,975

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Racine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Racine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Racine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Racine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,612

Number of Veterans

3,154

Male Veterans

458

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam934
Second Gulf War916
First Gulf War707
Korea118
World War II82

Racine Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 541,126
55 to 64788
65 to 74745
75+589
18 to 34364

Racine Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,7137.52%
Black7056.34%
Hispanic3052.78%
2+ Races941.7%
Other Race441.61%
Native American4016.6%
Asian162.68%

Racine Veterans by Race

Racine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Racine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Racine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Racine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Racine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.92%

Born in Racine

93.75%

Native Born

6.25%

Foreign Born

4.07%

Non Citizen

2.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.75% of Racine residents were born in the United States, with 68.92% having been born in Wisconsin. 4.07% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202972,181-612-0.84%
202872,793-611-0.83%
202773,404-612-0.83%
202674,016-611-0.82%
202574,627-612-0.81%
202475,239-611-0.81%
202375,850-612-0.8%
202276,462-617-0.8%
202177,079-606-0.78%
202077,6859761.27%
201976,709-361-0.47%
201877,070-195-0.25%
201777,265800.1%
201677,185-124-0.16%
201577,309-313-0.4%
201477,622-167-0.21%
201377,789-120-0.15%
201277,909-263-0.34%
201178,172-289-0.37%
201078,461-3,394-4.15%
200081,855-2,443-2.9%
199084,298-1,427-1.66%
198085,725-9,437-9.92%
197095,1626,0186.75%
196089,14417,95125.21%
195071,1933,9985.95%
194067,195-347-0.51%
193067,5428,94915.27%
192058,59320,59154.18%
191038,0028,90030.58%
190029,1028,08838.49%
189021,0144,98331.08%
188016,0316,15162.26%
18709,8802,05826.31%
18607,8222,71553.16%
18505,10700%
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Racine Population by Year