Kenosha County Data Profile

Population
Population (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Kenosha County 149,577 166,426 167,757
         
Municipalities (ranked by population)  


Kenosha, city 90,352 99,218 99,889
Pleasant Prairie, village 16,136 19,719 20,173
Twin Lakes, village  5,124 5,989 6,087  
Bristol, village
 N.A. 4,914
4,903  
Paddock Lake, village  3,012 2,992 3,008  
Silver Lake, village 2,341 2,411 2,420  
         
Population/Demographic Characteristics (1,6)
Population by age: 2000 2010 2013 % dist (13)
Total 149,577 166,426 167,757 100.0
14 & under 33,833 35,155 33,677 21.1
15 to 24 20,674 24,336 24,022 14.3
25 to 34 20,815 20,873 21,182 12.6
35 to 44 26,061 23,207 21,874 13.0
45 to 54 19,257 26,162 26,022 15.5
55 to 64 11,768 18,014 20,567 12.3
65 + 17,169 18,679 20,413 12.2
Median age 34.8 36.3 37.4





Population by sex:



Male 74,149 82,444 83,040 49.5
Female 75,428 83,982 84,717 50.5





Population by race:



White 137,779 147,219 147,497 87.9
Black/African American
7,803 11,550 12,064 7.2
American Indian 617 1,209 1,216 0.7
Asian 1,444 2,531 2,719 1.6
Native Hawaiian 65 132 167 0.1
Two or more 1,869 3,785 4,094 2.4





Hispanic/Latino (2) 10,757 19,592 20,707 12.3





Housing/Household Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Households 56,057 62,650 N.A.
Persons per household 2.60 2.58 N.A.

 


Housing Occupancy  


All housing units 59,989 69,288 69,354
Occupied housing units 56,057 62,650 N.A.
Vacant housing units 3,932 6,638 N.A.

 


Housing Tenure  


Occupied housing units 56,057 62,650 N.A.
Owner-occupied housing units 38,716 42,581 N.A.
Renter-occupied housing units 17,341 20,069 N.A.
Labor Force
Labor Market (3)
Labor Force Employment Unemployed % Unemployed
2003 82,063 76,960 5,10 6.2
2004 82,079 77,285 4,794 5.8
2005 82,774 78,034 4,740 5.7
2006     
83,251
78,790
4,461
5.4
2007 84,638 80,394 4,244  5.0
2008
85,385 80,776 4,609  5.4
2009
86,673 77,460 9,213  10.6
2010
87,191 77,802 9,389 10.8
2011
86,553 78,804 7,749 9.0
2012
87,898 80,806 7,092 8.1
2013
 88,659 81,693  6,966  7.9
         
Payroll Employment by Industry (4)
2000 2010 2013 % dist. (13)
Total 50,952 53,167 53,473 100.0





Goods Producing 14,962 8,601 8,060 15.1
Natural resource & mining 129 219 234 0.4
Construction 2,137 1,568 1,183 2.2
Manufacturing 12,696 6,813 6,643 12.4





Service providing 35,990 44,566 45,413 84.9
Trade, transportation & utilities 10,387 10,933 12,354 23.1
   Wholesale trade 2,344 2,305 2,563 4.8
   Retail trade 6,184 6,808 7,524 14.1
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
1,859 1,820 2,267 4.2
Information 419 288 289 0.5
Financial activities 1,337 1,439 1,322 2.5
   Finance & insurance 880 962 852 1.6
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
458 477 471 0.9
Professional & business services 3,079 5,984 6,346 11.9
   Professional &
   technical services
873 1,120 1,379 2.6
   Management of
   companies
484 978 1,374 2.6
   Administrative &
   waste services
1,722 3,886 3,593 6.7
Educational & health services 5,521 8,879 8,613 16.1
   Educational services 413 744 634 1.2
   Health care & social
   assistance
5,109 8,134 7,979 14.9
Leisure & hospitality 5,821 6,223 6,607 12.4
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
1,025 964 803 1.5
   Accommodation &
   food services
4,796 5,259 5,805 10.9
Other services, excluding public 1,720 1,618 1,590 3.0
Government 7,706 9,197 8,291 15.5





Employment by Occupation (5)
2009-2013 % dist.

Employed population 16 years and over 78,420 100.0

Management occupations 7,082 9.0

Business & financial operations occupations 3,838 4.9

Computer & mathematical occupations 1,584 2.0

Architecture & engineering occupations 1,579 2.0

Life, physical & social science occupations 830 1.1

Community & social services occupations 815 1.0

Legal occupations 348 0.4

Education, training & library occupations 4,693 6.0

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occ. 906 1.2

Healthcare Practitioner & technical occupations 4,301 5.5

Healthcare support occupations 2,132 2.7

Protective service occupations 1,580 2.0

Food preparation & serving related occupations 4,351 5.5

Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance occ. 2,525 3.2

Personal care & service occupations 2,460 3.1

Sales & related occupations 8,014 10.2

Office & administrative support occupations 11,766 15.0

Farming, fishing & forestry occupations 399 0.5

Construction & extractive occupations 3,877 4.9

Installation, maintenance & repair occupations 3,094 3.9

Production occupations 6,857 8.7

Transportation & material moving occupations 5,389 6.9






Worker Earnings by Industry - 2013 (4)
Employment Wages
(000)
Annual
average
earnings
Average
weekly
earnings
Total 53,473 $2,074,580 $38,796 $746





Goods Producing 8,060 392,677 48,717 937
Natural resource & mining 234 5,879 25,107 483
Construction 1,183 58,550 49,486 952
Manufacturing 6,643 328,248 49,412 950





Service providing 45,413 1,681,903 37,036 712
Trade, transportation & utilities 12,354 461,396 37,347 718
   Wholesale trade 2,563 188,749 73,651 1,416
   Retail trade 7,524 167,995 22,328 429
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
2,267 104,652 46,163 888
Information 289 13,671 47,373 911
Financial activities 1,322 54,075 40,891 786
   Finance & insurance 852 41,458 48,679 936
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
471 12,617 26,801 515
Professional & business services 6,346 305,868 48,200 927
   Professional &
   technical services
1,379 68,047 49,360 949
   Management of
   companies
1,374 152,336 110,837 2,131
   Administrative &
   waste services
3,593 85,485 23,794 458
Educational & health services 8,613 348,553 40,467 778
   Educational services 634 26,309 41,486 798
   Health care & social
   assistance
7,979 322,244 40,386 777
Leisure & hospitality 6,607 85,652 12,963 249
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
803 12,777 15,915 306
   Accommodation &
   food services
5,805 72,875 12,555 241
Other services, excluding public 1,590 35,932 22,602 435
Government 8,291 376,757 45,442 874
Education
Educational Attainment (6)
2009-2013 % dist.



Population 25 years & over 108,168 100.0


Less than 9th grade 3,609 3.3


9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,496 7.9


High school graduate (incl. equivalency) 36,443 33.7


Some college, no degree 24,117 22.3


Associate's degree 10,355 9.6


Bachelor’s degree 16,981 15.7


Graduate or professional degree 8,167 7.6








% high school graduate or higher 88.8



% bachelor’s degree or higher 23.2









Primary & Secondary Education (7)
Private Public Total

Enrollment (13-14) 3,082 29,704 32,786

High School Graduates (12-13) 193 2,048 2,241







Public School Districts with High Schools (8)







District (grade span)


Enrollment
13/14
Student
teacher
ratio
13/14
Current
expenditure
per student
12/13


Graduates
12/13
ACT
composite
score
13/14
Central/Westosha UHS (9-12) 1,173 14.8 $11,239 248 22.9
Kenosha (PK-12) 22,602 14.1 10,534 1,539 21.3
Wilmot UHS (9-12) 1,085 13.8 11,054 261 23.1


Economy/Income
Personal Income (9)
Total (000) Per Capita  
2003 $4,728,050 $30,319  
2004 4,904,874 31,050  
2005
5,104,948 31,888  
2006 5,410,054 33,477  
2007
5,632,414 34,507  
2008 5,778,832 35,101  
2009 5,773,758 34,886  
2010
5,821,894
34,941  
2011 6,063,285 36,322
 
2012
6,299,266
37,594
 
2013
 6,438,903  38,382  
       
Private Nonfarm Business Establishments (10)
2000 2010 2012
Total 3,137 3,014 3,045



 
Goods Producing 567 446  441
Natural resource & mining 5 4  4
Construction 343 271  269
Manufacturing 219 171  168



 
Service providing 2,570 2,568  2,604
Trade, transportation & utilities 783 736  722
   Wholesale trade 140 127  128
   Retail trade 566 503  492
   Transp., warehousing & utilities 77 106  102
Information 32 28  25
Financial activities 260 280  272
   Finance & insurance 153 159  157
   Real estate, rental & leasing 107 121  115
Professional & business services 371 369 396
   Professional & technical services 206 207  224
   Management of companies 14 14  19
   Administrative & waste services 151 148  153
Educational & health services 373 428 448
   Educational services 29 33  33
   Health care & social assistance 344 395  415
Leisure & hospitality 374 401 412
   Arts, entertainment & recreation 49 53 49
   Accommodation & food services 325 348  363
Other services, excluding public 351 320 328
Unclassified & auxiliary 26 6 1



 
Private establishments 1,000+ employees 2 2
2



 
Selected Economic Statistics

 
Median household income (2013) ($) (11)
51,013
 
% of population in poverty (2013) (11)
17.0%
 



 
Manufacturing shipments (2007) ($000) (12)
3,093,705
 
Wholesalers, merchant sales (2007) ($000) (12)
1,547,827
 
Retail sales (2007) ($000) (12)
1,800,637
 
Retail sales per capita (2007) ($) (12)
11,055
 


Major Private Sector Employers (13)
Company Product or service Employment range
United Hospital System Inc. Health care services 1000+
Uline
Shipping & packaging material distributor
1000+
Aurora Health Care
Health care services
500-999
Carthage College College 500-999
Kenosha Beef International Meat processors 250-499
Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.
Fruit cannery
250-499
Rust-Oleum Corp.
Paint & coating manufacturer
 250-499
Jockey International
Underwear manufacturer
250-499
Wisconsin Electric Power Co.
Electric power generation
 250-499
Albany-Chicago Corp.
Metal die-casting foundry
250-499
Notes & Sources
(1) U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php
(2) Persons of Hispanic/Latino origin may be of any race
(3) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), www.bls.gov/lau/home.htm
(4) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW), www.bls.gov/cew/home.htm
(5) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES), www.bls.gov/oes/home.htm
(6) U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 & 2000 Decennial Census, factfinder.census.gov
(7) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, dpi.wi.gov/sig/dm-demographics.html
(8) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, data.dpi.state.wi.us/data/selschool.asp
(9) U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Accounts, www.bea.gov/bea/regional/reis
(10) U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html
(11) U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, www.census.gov/acs/www/
(12) U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census, www.census.gov/econ/census07
(13) Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, dwd.wisconsin.gov/oea/largest_employers