Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population 2024

166,521

Kenosha County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 166,521 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kenosha County, Wisconsin is the 8th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 166,629 and has seen a growth of -0.06% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029163,281-648-0.4%
2028163,929-648-0.39%
2027164,577-648-0.39%
2026165,225-648-0.39%
2025165,873-648-0.39%
2024166,521-648-0.39%
2023167,169-648-0.39%
2022167,817-648-0.38%
2021168,465-719-0.42%
2020169,184-576-0.34%
2019169,7607060.42%
2018169,0545620.33%
2017168,4924800.29%
2016168,012-32-0.02%
2015168,0441060.06%
2014167,9385580.33%
2013167,3801070.06%
2012167,2734020.24%
2011166,8712420.15%
2010166,629
1990128,1815,0444.1%
1980123,1375,2204.43%
1970117,91717,30217.2%
1960100,61525,37733.73%
195075,23811,73318.48%
194063,5052280.36%
193063,27711,99323.39%
192051,28418,35555.74%
191032,92911,22251.7%
190021,7076,12639.32%
189015,5812,03114.99%
188013,5504033.07%
187013,147-753-5.42%
186013,9003,16629.5%
185010,734-152,547-93.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.39% (-648)
County Website
Kenosha County
County Seat
2020 Population
169,184
Area
272 mi²
Density
612 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.57% (-2,663)
Founded
1850

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White133,07278.88%
Two or more races15,8319.38%
Black or African American11,0256.54%
Other race4,9522.94%
Asian3,0681.82%
Native American6480.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander970.06%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Median Age

38.9

Total

37.8

Male

39.9

Female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 131,353 adults, (25,041 of whom are seniors) in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female84,82350.28%
Male83,87049.72%

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All66,7052.4767.432.6
Married32,2963.185.514.5
Non Family23,2491.2551.848.2
Female7,5193.1242.757.3
Male3,6413.255743
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.44%.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,327

Average Earnings

$57,951

Average Male

$42,885

Average Female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language

87.73% of Kenosha County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 12.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.23% of the population.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Language

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White120,89010,6108.78%
Hispanic23,2283,68715.87%
Black10,5232,62624.95%
Multiple15,7132,30814.69%
Other4,86691818.87%
Asian3,0362096.88%
Native61814122.82%
Islander9766.19%
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11.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.76%

Male Poverty Rate

12.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin is Black, with 24.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kenosha County, Wisconsin is Islander, with 6.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.14%.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
High School14.43%
Some College7.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%
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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.74%
Male Unemployed22%
Female Employed7.03%
Male Employed4.62%
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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kenosha County, Wisconsin 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.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,732

Number of Veterans

7,988

Male Veterans

744

Female Veterans

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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kenosha County, Wisconsin 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

51.16%

Born in Kenosha County, Wisconsin

92.9%

Native Born

7.1%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

3.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.9% of Kenosha County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 51.16% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kenosha County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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