Racine County is located in Southeast Wisconsin. The County Seat is Racine and the largest city is Racine. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.racineco.com. The 2014 population estimate is 195,163 and the 2010 census population was 195,428. The land area is 332.50 square miles and there are 587.7 persons per square mile.
84.4% of the population is White, 11.6% is Black or African American, 12.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.2% is two or more races. 87.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 23% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $170,100, there are 75,087 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,141, the median household income is $54,090, and 13.3% of the persons in Racine County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 13,283. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,230,013, and sales per capita were $11,172. The percentage of black-owned firms is 3.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.2%.
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