Kenosha, WI

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Kenosha profile

Living in Kenosha

Kenosha is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 100,164 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Kenosha is the fourth largest community in Wisconsin.

Kenosha is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kenosha is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kenosha who work in office and administrative support (13.59%), sales jobs (9.43%), and management occupations (7.32%).

Also of interest is that Kenosha has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Kenosha citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.85% of adults in Kenosha have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kenosha in 2010 was $27,845, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,380 for a family of four. However, Kenosha contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kenosha is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kenosha home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kenosha residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kenosha also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kenosha include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Kenosha is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.