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Racine Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Racine Area is 195,039. The Racine Area population density is 246.23 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.40 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Racine Area is white, which represent 80.75% of the total population. The average Racine Area education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 195,039. #216

Population Density, #121

Racine Area
246.23 per square mile
87.40 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:157,494 (80.75%, #588)
Black:21,375 (10.96%, #230)
Hispanic:23,487 (12.04%, #216)
Asian:2,328 (1.19%, #370)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):957 (0.49%, #368)
One Race, Other:7,410 (3.80%, see rank)
Two or More Races:5,475 (2.81%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:19,354 (82.40%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,875 (7.98%, see rank)
Cuban:49 (0.21%, see rank)
Central American:694 (2.95%, see rank)
South American:335 (1.43%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:554 (23.80%, see rank)
Chinese:523 (22.47%, see rank)
Filipino:244 (10.48%, see rank)
Japanese:88 (3.78%, see rank)
Korean:222 (9.54%, see rank)
Vietnamese:133 (5.71%, see rank)
Asian, Other:564 (24.23%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

169,559 (86.94%) out of the total population of 195,039 reported first ancestry.

 Racine Area% of the Total PopulationWisconsinU.S.
Arab1910.10%, see rank0.23%0.56%
Czech3,0451.56%, see rank1.61%0.47%
Danish7,1473.66%, see rank1.04%0.42%
Dutch3,8591.98%, see rank2.51%1.40%
English10,0625.16%, see rank5.83%8.02%
French7,3833.79%, see rank4.24%3.34%
German66,74134.22%, see rank41.77%15.03%
Greek6000.31%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian1,3480.69%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish18,1869.32%, see rank11.03%10.80%
Italian8,8624.54%, see rank3.48%5.52%
Norwegian9,0874.66%, see rank7.74%1.42%
Polish17,6869.07%, see rank8.91%3.01%
Portuguese30.00%, see rank0.05%0.44%
Russian1,3620.70%, see rank0.65%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4690.24%, see rank0.43%0.99%
Scottish2,1061.08%, see rank1.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African6,9743.58%, see rank0.47%0.95%
Swedish3,3831.73%, see rank2.56%1.27%
Swiss1,1860.61%, see rank1.03%0.30%
Ukrainian2900.15%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American6,4803.32%, see rank3.75%7.12%
Welsh8530.44%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 96,544 (49.50%, see rank)
Females: 98,495 (50.50%, see rank)

Racine Area
Male: 49.50%
Female: 50.50%
Male: 49.65%
Female: 50.35%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Racine Area
39.50 years old
38.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Racine Area
38.30 years old
37.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Racine Area
41.10 years old
40.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Racine Area% of the Total PopulationWisconsinU.S.
Under 5 years12,4306.37%, see rank6.07%6.36%
5 to 9 years13,1296.73%, see rank6.39%6.51%
10 to 14 years13,6066.98%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years12,8706.60%, see rank6.85%6.85%
20 to 24 years11,4915.89%, see rank6.87%7.13%
25 to 34 years23,70212.15%, see rank12.72%13.47%
35 to 44 years24,37212.50%, see rank12.29%12.96%
45 to 54 years30,54315.66%, see rank14.81%14.09%
55 to 64 years25,80013.23%, see rank13.05%12.29%
65 to 74 years14,6767.52%, see rank7.68%7.64%
75 to 84 8,7294.48%, see rank4.57%4.25%
85 years and over3,6911.89%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Racine AreaWisconsinU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population131,513, 100%3,850,995209,056,129
Less Than High School15,957, 12.13%, see rank9.25%13.67%
High School Graduate41,740, 31.74%, see rank32.38%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree42,981, 32.68%, see rank30.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree20,351, 15.47%, see rank18.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree10,484, 7.97%, see rank9.32%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.35, see rank13.6313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Racine Area WisconsinU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten5,56172.43%27.57%75.18%24.82%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)21,44182.24%, see rank17.76%, see rank85.33%14.67%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)11,92587.61%, see rank12.39%, see rank91.09%8.91%90.60%9.40%
College9,87580.92%, see rank19.08%, see rank80.45%19.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,36647.36%, see rank52.64%, see rank61.99%38.01%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Racine AreaWisconsinU.S.
Total Households75,078, 100%2,293,250116,211,092
Average Household Size2.53, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households21,359, 28.45%, see rank28.96%27.57%
2 or More Person Households53,719, 71.55%, see rank71.04%72.43%
Family Households (Families)49,418, 65.82%, see rank64.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.21, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family36,993, 49.27%, see rank49.59%48.42%
Nonfamily Households25,660, 34.18%, see rank35.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Racine Area%WisconsinU.S.
15 Years and Over Total155,874see rank4,636,393252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over76,575100%, see rank2,285,427123,281,364
Never Married26,57734.71%, see rank34.29%35.77%
Married40,04952.30%, see rank53.21%52.04%
Widowed1,8952.47%, see rank2.53%2.57%
Divorced8,05410.52%, see rank9.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over79,299100%, see rank2,350,966129,692,771
Never Married22,80428.76%, see rank28.27%29.48%
Married39,39849.68%, see rank51.35%49.19%
Widowed6,8678.66%, see rank8.95%9.16%
Divorced10,23012.90%, see rank11.43%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Racine Area%WisconsinU.S.
Native185,21694.96%, see rank95.31%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence141,58172.59%, see rank71.62%58.73%
Born in Different State42,02621.55%, see rank22.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,6090.82%, see rank0.76%1.42%
Foreign Born9,8235.04%, see rank4.69%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4,1892.15%, see rank2.00%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship5,6342.89%, see rank2.69%7.09%
Born In Europe1,5420.79%, see rank0.85%1.53%
Born In Asia1,8580.95%, see rank1.58%3.82%
Born In Africa2660.14%, see rank0.17%0.55%
Born In Oceania140.01%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America5,9583.05%, see rank1.95%6.83%
Born In Northern America1850.09%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Racine Area%WisconsinU.S.
English67,79190.29%, see rank90.83%79.39%
Spanish4,7856.37%, see rank4.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,6362.18%, see rank2.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages6620.88%, see rank1.45%3.36%
Other2040.27%, see rank0.39%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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