Racine, WI Population

Population: 81,855. Estimated population in July 2020: 79,392 (-3.0% change)
Males: 39,869 (48.7%), Females: 41,986 (51.3%)

Racine County

Zip codes: 53402, 53403, 53404, 53405, 53406.

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $37,164
Median house value: $83,600

Races in Racine:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.5%)
  • Black (20.3%)
  • Hispanic (14.0%)
  • Other race (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.7%), Irish (7.8%), Polish (6.7%), Danish (6.3%), Norwegian (4.6%), Italian (4.6%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Racine

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Racine city

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

5.7% Foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,774 (-3.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Racine:

  • ALL SAINTS ST LUKES HOSPITAL 94 (1320 WISCONSIN AVE)
  • ALL SAINTS ST MARYS MED CTR 96 (3801 SPRING ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Racine:

  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WI-KENOSHA (about 12 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • UNITED HOSP SYS KENOSHA MED CTR (about 12 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • AURORA MEDICAL CTR KENOSHA (about 13 miles; KENOSHA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Racine:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 13 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 53 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Racine:

  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 2 miles; RACINE, WI; Abbreviation: RAC)
  • SYLVANIA (about 11 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; Abbreviation: C89)
  • VALHALLA (about 16 miles; NORTH CAPE, WI; Abbreviation: 84C)
Amtrak station near Racine:

  • 8 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Racine:

  • MIDWEST COLLEGE OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE (Full-time enrollment: 209; Location: 6226 BANKERS RD STE 8; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Acupuncture.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ALL SAINTS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM INC SCH OF RAD TECH (Location: 1320 WISCONSIN AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • TRAVEL INSTITUTE INC (Location: 5801 WASHINGTON AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Racine:

  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 15 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 23 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 23 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,093)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,913)

Schools

Public high schools in Racine:

  • PARK HI (Students: 2,224; Location: 1901 12TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HORLICK HI (Students: 2,163; Location: 2119 RAPIDS DR; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • CASE HI (Students: 1,954; Location: 7345 WASHINGTON AVE; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • WALDEN III HI (Students: 269; Location: 1012 CENTER ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RACINE YOUTHFUL OFFENDER (Students: 215; Location: 1501 ALBERT ST; Grades: 11 – 12)
Private high schools in Racine:

  • PRAIRIE SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 4050 LIGHTHOUSE DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ST CATHERINES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 1200 PARK AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 251 LUEDTKE AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • RACINE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 7; Location: 4835 TAYLOR AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Racine:

  • MCKINLEY MID (Students: 988; Location: 2326 MOHR AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MITCHELL MID (Students: 981; Location: 2701 DREXEL AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GILMORE MID (Students: 919; Location: 2330 NORTHWESTERN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GIFFORD EL (Students: 843; Location: 8332 NORTHWESTERN AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STARBUCK MID (Students: 830; Location: 1516 OHIO ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JERSTAD-AGERHOLM MID (Students: 820; Location: 3601 LA SALLE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WADEWITZ EL (Students: 616; Location: 2700 YOUT ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JEFFERSON LIGHTHOUSE EL (Students: 550; Location: 1722 W 6TH ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FRATT EL (Students: 543; Location: 3501 KINZIE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • KNAPP EL (Students: 490; Location: 2701 17TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Racine:

  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 398; Location: 1435 GROVE AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST LUCY SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 3035 DREXEL AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 2035-65 GENEVA STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 2023 NORTHWESTERN AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST RICHARD SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1510 VILLA STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 510 KEWAUNEE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST RITA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 4433 DOUGLAS AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RACINE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 912 VIRGINIA ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RACINE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 184; Location: 2317 HOWE ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • WISCONSIN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 734 VILLA ST; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Racine:

  • RACINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,320,606; Location: 75 SEVENTH ST.; 256,185 books; 13,045 audio materials; 7,220 video materials; 596 serial subscriptions)