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Racine INFORMATION

Population: 77,810

Male 49% Female 50%
Married 50%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

7/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

6/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Racine has a low population density. Racine is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

5,007 Racine
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Racine, WI, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Racine, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Racine has a population density of 5,007, with 77,810 current residents.

Out of the 77,810 current residents, 49% are male and 50% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 49% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Bad air quality

Weather

  • 52% Sun
  • 34% Rain
  • 43% Snow

Condition

46°F average temperature

  • 56 years Median home age
  • $102,370 Median home price
  • -13.05% Home appreciation rate
  • 21.63% Annual property tax
  • 55.6%
    Homes owned
  • 36.5%
    Homes rented
  • 7.9%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Racine, the air quality is 23% and the weather, on average, is 52% sunny, 34% rainy, and 43% snowy. The average temperature is 46°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Racine, you should know that 55.6% of homes are owned while 36.5% of homes are rented, and 7.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $102,370, the median age of homes is 56 years, the annual home appreciation is -13.05% and the annual property tax is 21.63%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    6
  • Average age

    34
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Racine, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Racine’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Racine is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 53.07% Democratic, 45.66% Republican, and 1.27% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

14%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:17

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    9.1%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    25.5%
  • Service Occupations
    16.2%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    25.7%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    7.2%
  • 77%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 11%
    Bachelors degree
  • 5%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Racine, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 14.10% of residents are unemployed in Racine (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Racine residents: 9.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 16.25% are in the arts and sciences field, 16.2% are in the customer service field, 25.5% are in the sales field, 0.14% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 25.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 77.05%, 6.72% of residents have an associate’s degree, 10.92% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.51% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Racine, you should be aware that the average commute time is 22 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Racine have a few different options. 78% of commuters use their own cars, 13% of commuters carpool, 3% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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