Racine County, WI

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2020 Population
195,859
0.131% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.1
0.249% 1-year decrease
2018 Poverty Rate
12.1%
1.4% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$62,556
1.99% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$187,700
6.65% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
95,265
0.52% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Racine County, WI had a population of 196k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $62,556. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Racine County, WI grew from 195,602 to 195,859, a 0.131% increase and its median household income grew from $61,336 to $62,556, a 1.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Racine County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), White (Hispanic) (8.65%), Other (Hispanic) (2.61%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.4%).

None of the households in Racine County, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.4% of the residents in Racine County, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Racine County, WI are Shepherds College (20 degrees awarded in 2020) and Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine (8 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Racine County, WI was $187,700, and the homeownership rate was 68.1%.

Most people in Racine County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Racine County, WI was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Wingspread (arch: Frank Lloyd Wright; 1938-39); home of HF Johnson. View from west; guest and carport to left, service wing to right. Racine WI

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Racine County, WI is home to a population of 196k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 4.89% of Racine County, WI residents were born outside of the country (9.58k people).

In 2020, there were 6.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (139k people) in Racine County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.4%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.4% of Racine County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Racine County, WI was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Racine County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    139k ± 436
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    21.7k ± 688
  3. White (Hispanic)
    16.9k ± 1.05k
13.7%
Hispanic Population
26.8k people

In 2020, there were 6.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (139k people) in Racine County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.9k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.7% of the people in Racine County, WI are hispanic (26.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Racine County, WI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    83,497 ± 7,043 people
  2. India
    23,435 ± 3,751 people
  3. China
    16,997 ± 3,196 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 83,497 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,435 and China with 16,997.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.89%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
9.58k people
4.68%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.15k people

As of 2020, 4.89% of Racine County, WI residents (9.58k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Racine County, WI was 4.68%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,113 ± 367
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,624 ± 387
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,215 ± 235

Racine County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Racine County, WI employs 95.3k people. The largest industries in Racine County, WI are Manufacturing (19,644 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,037 people), and Retail Trade (11,460 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,044), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,726), and Construction ($56,921).

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.445, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

95.3k
2020 Value
± 2,324
0.52%
1 Year growth
± 3.28%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Racine County, WI grew at a rate of 0.52%, from 94.8k employees to 95.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Racine County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,428 people), Production Occupations (10,383 people), and Management Occupations (8,863 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Racine County, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

95.3k
2020 Value
± 2,324
0.52%
1 Year growth
± 3.28%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Racine County, WI grew at a rate of 0.52%, from 94.8k employees to 95.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Racine County, WI, are Manufacturing (19,644 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (14,037 people), and Retail Trade (11,460 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Racine County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Racine County, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,602
Median earning men ± $1,447
$31,900
Median earning women ± $878

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,133), Construction ($60,833), and Public Administration ($60,368).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($49,648), Construction ($46,211), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,536).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,469
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,391
    Manufacturing
  3. 820
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $3.86M
    Manufacturing
  2. $1.15M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $668k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $42.6B
  2. $37.6B
  3. $37.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $42.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.6B) and Machinery ($37.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wisconsin products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$365B
2020 Value in Wisconsin
$615B
Projected 2050 Value in Wisconsin
68.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 68.3% to $615B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $36.6B
  2. $18.2B
  3. $17.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $36.6B, followed by Minnesota with $18.2B and Michigan and $17.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wisconsin shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Racine County, WI went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.13%).

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wisconsin over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Racine County, WI awarded 28 degrees. The student population of Racine County, WI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 57 male students and 92 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Racine County, WI are White (19 and 67.9%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 21.4%), Two or More Races (2 and 7.14%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 3.57%).

The largest universities in Racine County, WI by number of degrees awarded are Shepherds College (20 and 71.4%) and Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine (8 and 28.6%).

The most popular majors in Racine County, WI are Other Culinary Arts & Related Services (10 and 35.7%), Horticultural Science (8 and 28.6%), and Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (4 and 14.3%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Racine County, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 59.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 149 (38.3% men and 61.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 149 students enrolled in Racine County, WI, 38.3% men and 61.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 106 records, of which 65.1% were women and 34.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 4 degree-majors awarded
  2. 10 degree-majors awarded
  3. 8 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Racine County, WI was Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine with 4 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 2 to 4 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Racine County, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 20 degrees awarded
  2. 8 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Shepherds College with 20 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Racine County, WI, which is 1 times more than the 14 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 19 degrees mean that there were 3.17 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,096) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($570) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.628% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.581% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.39M), Some college (1.04M), and Bachelors Degree (875k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Racine County, WI was $187,700 in 2020, which is 0.817 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $176,000 to $187,700, a 6.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Racine County, WI is 68.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Racine County, WI have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Racine County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Racine County, WI is $62,556. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Racine County, WI was Census Tract 28 with a value of $104,826, followed by Census Tract 16.02 and Census Tract 18.02, with respective values of $97,614 and $95,341.

In 2021, 13.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Racine County, WI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.54%.

Property

$187,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,091
$52,896
Median Property Taxes
±$1,416

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Racine County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Racine County, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.1%
Homeownership
2020
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 68.1% of the housing units in Racine County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 28
  2. Census Tract 16.02
  3. Census Tract 18.02

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Racine County, WI was Census Tract 28 with a value of $104,826, followed by Census Tract 16.02 and Census Tract 18.02, with respective values of $97,614 and $95,341.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Racine County, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$62,556
Median Household Income
± $1,946
77.6k
Number of Households
± 2,004

In 2020, the median household income of the 77.6k households in Racine County, WI grew to $62,556 from the previous year's value of $61,336.

The following chart displays the households in Racine County, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Racine County, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.445
2020 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.447
2019 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2020, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.445 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.51% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.49%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.92%)

In 2020, 83.7% of workers in Racine County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.49%) and those who worked at home (4.92%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Racine County, WI have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.88% of the workforce in Racine County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Racine County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Racine County, WI have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 13.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Racine County, WI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.54%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Racine County, WI (22.9k out of 190k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Racine County, WI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 16.8% of the children was living in poverty in Racine County, WI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 4.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 210 in Racine County, WI. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 53.2 per 100,000 population.

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95.1% of the population of Racine County, WI has health coverage, with 53.7% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Wisconsin was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Racine County, WI see 2234 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.98% increase from the previous year (2108 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1335 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 670 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wisconsin, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,234 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Racine County, WI

Primary care physicians in Racine County, WI see an average of 2,234 patients per year. This represents a 5.98% increase from the previous year (2,108 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Racine County, WI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wisconsin across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 18.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.85%
Uninsured
53.7%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Racine County, WI declined by 5.05% from 5.11% to 4.85%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Racine County, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 64.3 in Racine County, WI.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.7% in Racine County, WI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.54% in Racine County, WI.

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