Racine, Wisconsin

Population 78,293

Racine is located in Racine County, WI. The population is 78,293, making Racine the largest city in Racine County and the 5th largest city in the state of Wisconsin.

There are 38 public schools in Racine with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Racine is moderate , and there are 592 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Racine is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Racine property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Racine include Elmwood Park, North Bay and Wind Point.

Racine Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.7%

Crime Rate

4.39% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 154
  • Violent Crimes: 562
  • Robbery: 105
  • Burglary: 448
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

76.25% Higher than national avg.
  • 592 offenders in Racine
  • 75.61 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

895 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 56
  • Registered Polluters: 26
  • Superfunds: 7
  • Tanks & Spills: 806


Moderate 9.6%
  • Wisconsin unemployment average: 6.1%
  • National unemployment average: 8.4%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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38 Public Schools view public schools

There are 38 K-12 public schools in Racine, WI and 12 private schools. Homefacts rates Racine's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

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Crime view details

592 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index view report

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Racine, WI

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$159,900 compared to August 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Racine, WI issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Racine, WI issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $547
  • 1 Bedroom: $611
  • 2 Bedrooms: $816
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,104
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,137

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Environmental Hazards

895 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (235/239)
    Racine, WI has 98.33% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Racine, WI is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.9 Average
    Racine, WI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 22.03°
  • February 25.65°
  • March 35.3°
  • April 46°
  • May 56.38°
  • June 66.77°
  • July 72.74°
  • August 71.22°
  • September 63.22°
  • October 52.4°
  • November 40.58°
  • December 27.75°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Racine, WI

Racine, WI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Racine, WI has no risk of hurricanes.
Racine, WI has a low risk of hail storms.
Racine, WI has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Racine, WI: $35,615


Unemployment in Racine is 9.6%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 6.1% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.18%
White Collar - 42.82%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Scott Walker
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin
  • Sen. Ron Johnson

City Representatives

  • Paul D. Ryan
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