Kenosha County is located in Southeast Wisconsin. The County Seat is Kenosha and the largest city is Kenosha. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us . The 2014 population estimate is 168,068 and the 2010 census population was 166,426. The land area is 271.99 square miles and there are 611.9 persons per square mile.
87.9% of the population is White, 7.2% is Black or African American, 12.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 88.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $169,600, there are 62,560 households, an average of 2.60 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,514, the median household income is $54,930, and 14% of the persons in Kenosha County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 11,072. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,800,637, and sales per capita were $11,055. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.6%.
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