Racine, Wisconsin

Racine: The second most populous city in Racine County, Wisconsin. It is located on Lake Michigan in southeastern Wisconsin. Racine is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Racine Art Museum and the Racine Zoological Gardens.


Racine is a city located in the county of Racine in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 78,860 and a population density of 1,630 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 76,237 inhabitants.

The city was created 324 years ago in 1698.

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Location of Racine on Wisconsin map.

Quick Facts about Racine

Population : 76,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Racine County
Postal code : 53401–53408
Phone Area Codes : 262
Area : 48.39 km2
Altitude : 617 feet / 188 meters
Capital city : Racine is capital of Racine County
Establishment : January 01, 1699 (324 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:08:00 (29th November 2023)
Density : 1,575 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.44% (2010-2020)
Weather : 22℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Racine is located at 42°43'34"N 87°46'58"W (42.7261300, -87.7828500).

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Racine forecast: Mostly cloudy. Low around 22, with temperatures rising to around 27 overnight. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. more

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According to census records, the population of Racine decreased by 3.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 78,860 - census
2011 78,170 -0.88% estimation process
2012 77,904 -0.34% estimation process
2013 77,782 -0.16% estimation process
2014 77,607 -0.23% estimation process
2015 77,290 -0.41% estimation process
2016 77,155 -0.17% estimation process
2017 77,188 0.04% estimation process
2018 77,075 -0.15% estimation process
2019 76,760 -0.41% estimation process
2020 76,237 -0.69% estimation process

Racine zip code is 53402. County name: Racine, County fips: 55101

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People born in Racine (177)

People born in Racine, including politician Lawrence Henry Smith, actor Fredric March, science fiction author Kevin J. Anderson, .


  • Chi Coltrane (American singer) she was born in 16/11/1948
  • Ellen Corby (American actress (1911-1999)) she was born in 03/06/1911
  • Caron Butler (American basketball player) he was born in 13/03/1980
  • Cory Everson (American bodybuilder) she was born in 04/01/1958
  • Paul P. Harris (American lawyer) he was born in 19/04/1868
  • Gwen Moore (American politician (1951-)) she was born in 18/04/1951
  • Richard J. Sklba (Catholic bishop) he was born in 11/09/1935
  • Max Hardcore (American movie actor) he was born in 10/08/1956
  • George N. Gillett, Jr. (British businessman) he was born in 22/10/1938
  • Matt Lojeski (American-Belgian professional basketball player) he was born in 24/07/1985
  • Chad Harbach (writer) he was born in 01/01/1975
  • Christopher Crowe (American screenwriter, producer and director) he was born in 01/08/1948
  • David Kherdian (Armenian-American poet, author and anthologist) he was born in 17/12/1931
  • Peter Madsen (American musician) he was born in 19/07/1955
  • Jesse Marsch (American association football coach and former player) he was born in 08/11/1973
  • Frank Bencriscutto (American composer, conductor) he was born in 23/09/1928
  • Gerald Cannon (American musician) he was born in 15/03/1958
  • Paul Seitz (American composer) he was born in 15/11/1951

Schools in Racine

College & universities near Racine, WI

Code Name City ZIP
492458 Bryant & Stratton College-Racine Mount Pleasant (WI) 53406-4375
383020 Midwest College of Oriental Medicine-Racine Racine (WI) 53403-9747
491297 University of Wisconsin-Parkside Flex Kenosha (WI) 53141
240374 University of Wisconsin-Parkside Kenosha (WI) 53144
238476 Carthage College Kenosha (WI) 53140-1994

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Racine, WI

Code Name Address Type
SVT Sturtevant station 9900 East Exploration Court RAIL
MKA Milwaukee Airport Railroad Station 5601 South 6th Street RAIL
MKE Milwaukee Intermodal Station 433 West St. Paul Ave. RAIL
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
CHI Chicago Union Station 225 South Canal Street RAIL

Post offices near Racine

Post Office Name City ZIP
Racin Post Office Racine (WI) 53403
West Racin Post Office Racine (WI) 53406
Four Mile Station Post Office Racine (WI) 53404
Sturtevan Post Office Sturtevant (WI) 53177
Franksvill Post Office Franksville (WI) 53126

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Racine County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Racine County , WI.

City Name Population Title
Burlington 10,898 Fourth-class city in Racine County, Wisconsin
Sturtevant 6,637 Village in Racine County, Wisconsin
Waterford 6,497 Village in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States
Wind Lake 5,342 Census designated place
Union Grove 5,266 City in Marshall County, Alabama, United States of America
Raymond 3,940 Civil town in Racine County, Wisconsin
Rochester 3,880 Village in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States
Yorkville 3,143 Human settlement in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Bohners Lake 2,444 Census designated place
Browns Lake 2,039 Census designated place
Franksville 1,846 Census designated place
Wind Point 1,685 Village in Racine County, Wisconsin
Caledonia 1,680 Village in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States
Elmwood Park 488 Village in Racine County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Racine distances to largest Wisconsin cities