Kenosha, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 90,352. Estimated population in July 2020: 95,240 (+5.4% change)
Males: 44,422 (49.2%), Females: 45,930 (50.8%)

Kenosha County

Zip codes: 53140, 53142, 53143, 53144.

Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $41,902
Median house value: $108,000

Races in Kenosha:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.3%)
  • Hispanic (10.0%)
  • Black (7.7%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (31.6%), Italian (11.9%), Irish (11.5%), Polish (8.5%), English (7.2%), French (4.2%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 23.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kenosha

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenosha city

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

5.9% Foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,997 (+11.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Kenosha:

  • AURORA MEDICAL CTR KENOSHA (10400 75TH ST)
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WI-KENOSHA (6308 8TH AVENUE)
  • UNITED HOSP SYS KENOSHA MED CTR (6308 EIGHTH AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kenosha:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 5 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 25 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 43 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kenosha:

  • SYLVANIA (about 11 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; Abbreviation: C89)
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; Abbreviation: UGN)
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 12 miles; RACINE, WI; Abbreviation: RAC)
Amtrak station near Kenosha:

  • 10 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Kenosha:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (Full-time enrollment: 3,945; Location: BOX 2000; Public; Website: www.uwp.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,575; Location: 3520 30TH AVE; Public; Website: www.gateway.tec.wi.us)
  • CARTHAGE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,820; Location: 2001 ALFORD PARK DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.carthage.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Kenosha:

  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 22 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 31 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 32 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 33 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,093)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 36 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)

Schools

Public high schools in Kenosha:

  • TREMPER HI (Students: 2,301; Location: 8560 26TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BRADFORD HI (Students: 2,030; Location: 3700 WASHINGTON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • INDIAN TRAIL ACADEMY (Students: 1,095; Location: 6800 60TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • REUTHER CENTRAL HI (Students: 634; Location: 913 57TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KENOSHA HOUSE OF CORRECTIONS (Students: 28; Location: 4777 88TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Kenosha:

  • CHRISTIAN LIFE SCHOOL (Students: 558; Location: 10700 75TH STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SAINT JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 2401 69TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Kenosha:

  • LANCE MID (Students: 980; Location: 4515 80TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MAHONE MIDDLE (Students: 881; Location: 6900 60TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LINCOLN MID (Students: 816; Location: 6729 18TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BULLEN MID (Students: 808; Location: 2804 39TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON MID (Students: 697; Location: 811 WASHINGTON RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MCKINLEY MID (Students: 670; Location: 5710 32ND AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • STOCKER EL (Students: 600; Location: 6315 67TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SOMERS EL (Students: 587; Location: 1245 72ND AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • VERNON EL (Students: 525; Location: 8518 22ND AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FRANK EL (Students: 473; Location: 1816 57TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Kenosha:

  • HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 4400 22ND AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 7400 39TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 7207 14TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)
  • FRIEDENS EVANG LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 5043 20TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOO (Students: 131; Location: 5400 19TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST THERESE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 2020 91ST STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST JOSEPH INTERPARISH JR HIGH (Students: 118; Location: 2401 69TH STREET; Grades: 7 – 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 2224 30TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ARMITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: 6032 8TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BETHANY LUTHERAN (Students: 90; Location: 2100 75TH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Kenosha:

  • KENOSHA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,737,713; Location: 812 56TH STREET; 291,081 books; 17,481 audio materials; 12,006 video materials; 1,582 serial subscriptions)