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Population (year 2000): 81,855. Estimated population in July 2005: 79,392 (-3.0% change)
Males: 39,869 (48.7%), Females: 41,986 (51.3%)

Racine County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $37,164 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,600 (year 2000)

Racine, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).

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Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles

Racine,

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%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (24.8 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (61.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park, WI (2.7 miles Elmwood Bay, WI (3.2 miles North Point, WI (4.5 miles Wind WI (6.7 miles Sturtevant, WI (7.2 miles Franksville, WI (9.3 miles Somers, WI (9.9 miles Caledonia, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $95,500

Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 87.81 W

Area code: 262


Racine, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.4%), Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,217 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 19,022 (54.1%)


 

Crime in Racine by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 6 4 4 2 3 5
    per 100,000 7.3 4.9 4.9 2.4 3.7 6.1
Rapes 13 15 22 26 22 18
    per 100,000 15.9 18.3 26.9 31.8 26.9 22.0
Robberies 222 256 340 226 205 228
    per 100,000 271.2 312.7 415.4 276.1 250.4 278.5
Assaults 231 261 245 152 87 95
    per 100,000 282.2 318.9 299.3 185.7 106.3 116.1
Burglaries 943 1,195 1,174 967 836 1,017
    per 100,000 1152.0 1459.9 1434.2 1181.4 1021.3 1242.4
Thefts 3,315 3,293 3,622 3,027 3,055 3,159
    per 100,000 4049.8 4023.0 4424.9 3698.0 3732.2 3859.3
Auto thefts 469 587 505 358 399 383
    per 100,000 573.0 717.1 616.9 437.4 487.4 467.9
440.0 490.3 526.9 400.7 370.6 400.5


Average climate in Racine, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Racine,

Racine-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Racine city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Fredric March, Caron Butler - NBA player (Washington Wizards, born: Mar 13, 1980), Kevin Barry - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Jul 20, 1979), Cordero Barkley - College basketball player (Wisc. Green Bay Phoenix), Jesse Marsch - Major League Soccer player (Chicago, born: Nov 8, 1973), Keisha Anderson - WNBA player (San Antonio Silver Stars, born: May 8, 1974), Matt Lojeski - College basketball player (Hawaii Warriors), Maushae Byles - College basketball player (IUPUI Jaguars), Rocky Collum - College basketball player (Illinois (Chi.) Flames), Sharif Chambliss - College basketball player (Wisconsin Badgers).


Main business address for: MODINE MANUFACTURING CO (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES), TWIN DISC INC (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC ([3949]).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Racine:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 13 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 16 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 53 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Racine:
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 2 miles; RACINE, WI; ID: RAC)
  • SYLVANIA (about 11 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; ID: C89)
  • VALHALLA (about 16 miles; NORTH CAPE, WI; ID: 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.

Local government website:
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/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; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 23 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 18,994)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 23 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 4,913)
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)
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)

Creek: Hoods Creek (A).

Park in Racine: Johnson Park (1).


Racine compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Racine:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJX (1460 AM; 1 kW; RACINE, WI)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Racine:
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTD (91.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Racine:
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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