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Encyclopedia > Kenosha County, Wisconsin

Kenosha County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, the population is 149,577. Its county seat is Kenosha6. This county is part of Chicagoland and an outlying part of the Milwaukee Area. Image File history File links Map_of_Wisconsin_highlighting_Kenosha_County. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Kenosha is a city in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Chicagoland. ... This article is about Milwaukee in Wisconsin. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,954 km² (754 mi²). 707 km² (273 mi²) of it is land and 1,247 km² (481 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 63.83% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Major highways

I-94 redirects here. ... Kenosha is a city located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Pleasant Prairie is a village located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... U.S. Highway 45 is a north-south United States highway. ...

Adjacent counties

Racine County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Sunset on Lake Michigan Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... McHenry County is located in the state of Illinois. ... Walworth County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 149,577 people, 56,057 households, and 38,455 families residing in the county. The population density was 212/km² (548/mi²). There were 59,989 housing units at an average density of 85/km² (220/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.38% White, 5.08% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.29% from other races, and 1.91% from two or more races. 7.19% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 56,057 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.70% were married couples living together, 11.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% were non-families. 25.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.13. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 31.30% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.30 males.


Cities and towns

Brighton is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Bristol is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Camp Lake is a census-designated place located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Genoa City is a village located in Wisconsin. ... Kenosha is a city in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Lake Shangrila is a census-designated place located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Paddock Lake is a village located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Paris is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Pleasant Prairie is a village located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Powers Lake is a census-designated place located in Wisconsin. ... Randall is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Salem is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Silver Lake is a village located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Somers is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Twin Lakes is a village located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Wheatland is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,292. ...

Unincorporated communities

  • Wilmot
 
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Surrounding municipalities
(over 10,000)

Pleasant Prairie Kenosha is a city in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 23rd 169,790 km² 420 km 500 km 17 42°30N to 47°3N 86°49W to 92°54W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 18th 5,453,896 38. ... huiiuknki nujcxn uj File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Pleasant Prairie is a village located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ...

(less than 10,000)

Somers* Somers is a town located in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. ...

Kenosha County
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Map of Chicagoland Metropolitan area of Chicagoland
States: Illinois | Indiana | Wisconsin
Largest cities (over 30,000 in 2000): Aurora | Berwyn | Calumet City | Chicago | Chicago Heights | Crystal Lake | Des Plaines | East Chicago, IN | Elgin | Elmhurst | Evanston | Gary, IN | Hammond, IN | Harvey | Highland Park | Joliet | Kenosha, WI | Naperville | North Chicago | Park Ridge | Waukegan | Wheaton
Largest towns and villages (over 30,000 in 2000): Addison | Arlington Heights | Bartlett | Bolingbrook | Buffalo Grove | Carol Stream | Carpentersville | Cicero | Downers Grove | Elk Grove Village | Glendale Heights | Glenview | Hanover Park | Hoffman Estates | Lombard | Merrillville, IN | Mount Prospect | Mundelein | Niles | Northbrook | Oak Lawn | Oak Park | Orland Park | Palatine | Schaumburg | Skokie | Streamwood | Tinley Park | Wheeling | Woodridge
Counties: Cook | DuPage | Kane | Kendall | Kenosha | Lake (IL) | Lake (IN) | McHenry | Will
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Regions: Central Plain - Eastern Ridges and Lowlands - Lake Superior Lowland - Northern Highland - Western Upland
Largest cities: Appleton - Beloit - Eau Claire - Fond du Lac - Green Bay - Janesville - Kenosha - La Crosse - Madison - Manitowoc - Milwaukee - Oshkosh - Racine - Sheboygan - Stevens Point - Superior - Waukesha - Wausau - Wauwatosa - West Allis - West Bend
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Kenosha County, Wisconsin - definition of Kenosha County, Wisconsin in Encyclopedia (288 words)
Kenosha County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin.
The racial makeup of the county is 88.38% White, 5.08% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.29% from other races, and 1.91% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 27.10% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 31.30% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
Kenosha County, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (451 words)
This county is part of Chicagoland and an outlying part of the Milwaukee Area.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,954 km² (754 mi²).
Interstate 94 runs north/south for 12 miles through the Kenosha County dividing it into an eastern third containing Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie and a semi-rural western two-thirds.
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