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Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha is a city in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. It is estimated that Kenosha's population as of 2006 is approximately 96,845. Kenosha is the county seat of Kenosha County, the southeasternmost county in Wisconsin. On the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan, Kenosha is the fourth largest city in Wisconsin behind Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay. Kenosha is sometimes considered to be the Chicago metropolitan area's northernmost city at 60 miles distance from the Chicago epicenter; Kenosha is also 35 miles south of Milwaukee

Kenosha Economy

Kenosha County's median annual household income is markedly above the state income averages , according to its listing in Quickfacts figures released in the latest confirmed Census of 2000. A 2007 Associated Press analysis said that welfare caseloads in Kenosha County are at a record low of 223, or 0.14% of the approximate population of 161,000. Years ago a busy center of manufacturing, Kenosha is today largely a suburban "bedroom community" within the Chicago-Milwaukee megalopolis, most often attracting new residents from Illinois, which leads to Kenosha's appellation as Chicago's northernmost suburb. With several area transportation options, many residents commute to their places of employment, often beyond the borders of Kenosha County. Kenosha's downtown and adjacent lakeshore districts have seen $250 million in new construction over the past decade. . American Motors once operated two assembly plants in the city until AMC was merged into what was then the Chrysler Corporation...more

Kenosha Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kenosha are Sales and office occupations, 26%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 15%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Kenosha, Wisconsin work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Kenosha Industries

The leading industries in Kenosha, Wisconsin are Manufacturing, 20%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Kenosha job listings indicate that the following industries in Kenosha are hiring the most workers:

Kenosha Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kenosha, Wisconsin is $38,489, and the median income of households in Kenosha was $46,888.
 

Average Salaries in Kenosha, WI

Kenosha, WI

$38,000
 

According to our Kenosha Trends data, the number of Kenosha, Wisconsin jobs has increased by 64% since October 2013.
Kenosha job trends

Kenosha Employment Statistics

Population of Kenosha
Total population 95,440
Male 49.17%
Female 50.83%
Median age 34.7
  
Kenosha Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.3%
Median cost of a home $149,500
Median mortgage payment $760
Renter-occupied homes 35.7%
Vacant housing 7.8%
Median monthly rent $704
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,157
Median for all male full-time $42,348
Median for all female full-time $34,630
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 26%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 34%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 11%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 4%
  
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 53%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 13%
  
Race
White 85%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 2%
Other 6%
  
Kenosha Commute
Carpool 12.0%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 23 minutes