Racine, Wisconsin 

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Population

77,742

8% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Median Income

$39,623

Avg. Home Price

$96,700

Best Places to Live in Racine, Wisconsin

Small industrial city - Southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan between Milwaukee and Chicago
Pros
-Architectural interest
-Waterfront
-Central location
Cons
-Winter climate
-Economy
-Some urban decay

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What Bert Has To Say About Racine Metro Area

Racine is an industrial center located 30 miles south of Milwaukee and 50 miles north of downtown Chicago. Local businesses include J.I. Case (a manufacturer of farm equipment) and the S.C. Johnson Co. (of Johnson Wax and Windex fame). The Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Johnson’s headquarters is one of the most famous commercial buildings in the country, and there are four other Wright buildings in town. Despite the steady employment brought by S.C. Johnson and its headquarters and factory operations, the rest of the economy has been in the doldrums. Recently-elected leadership is working hard to bring new business to the area.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Racine County
Metro Area: Racine Metro Area
City: Racine
Zip Codes: 53402 53403 53405 53404
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Racine is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Racine jobs have increased by 0.44%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Racine's cost of living is 18.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Racine's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Racine's population is 77,742 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -7.78%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Racine is $96,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.49%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Racine public schools spend $12,611 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Racine. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Racine

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Reviews for Racine   9 Reviews
Needs to totally change - 3/17/2018
Sad to see how far it has fallen over the last three decades or so. Still very depressed... Read More

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Complete Joke, Mini Detroit - 12/11/2017
This city is a complete mess. I have lived all over the US for work and this place is a little Detroit after the great depression post 2008. Work is non-existent and... Read More

Racine (lost city) - 6/29/2013
No jobs, no recreation. Poor education. High crime.... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN RACINE, WISCONSIN
53402 53403 53405 53404
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