Racine County, WI Demographics

The total population of Racine County is estimated to be 197,068 with 97,957 males (49.71%) and 99,111 females (50.29%). There are 1,154 more females than males in Racine County.
The median household income in Racine County was $72,663 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,778(2.51%) from $70,885 in 2020. This income is 97.40% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Racine County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $85,250. Overall, the median household income for the county of Racine County stands at $71,788.
In Racine County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $50,814 for males and $32,472 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $62,139 for males and $52,834 for females.
In Racine County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $80,552, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $45,836.
In 2022, the population of Racine County was 195,846, a 0.30% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Racine County's population was 196,439, a decline of 0.56% compared to a population of 197,536 in 2020.
The median age in Racine County, WI is 40.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.12% were under the age of 15, 18.39% aged 15 to 29, 45.92% aged 30 to 64, 14.45% aged 65 to 84, and 2.11% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Racine County population: 77.78% are White, 11.45% are Black or African American, 0.47% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.29% are Asian, 0.09% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.61% are some other race and 6.31% are multiracial.