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Time Zone: Racine County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Racine is the Seat for Racine County.

Racine County was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Racine had a population of 200,601 people. This is an increase of 6.23% since the last Census (which gave a population of 188,831 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Racine represented 3.52% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 5th most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010195,408+3.48%-2.59% since 2009
2009200,601+6.23%+0.25% since 2008
2008200,109+5.97%+0.25% since 2007
2000188,831The Last Census

More information can be found on the Racine County Census Page for Racine County.


Below are some of the communities located in Racine County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Racine County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Racine   82,00981,8550.19% increase  
Mount Pleasant   26,60123,14214.95% increase  
Caledonia   25,90923,6149.72% increase  
Burlington   10,5649,9366.32% increase  
Norway   8,2347,6008.34% increase  

Websites for Racine County

Official Website:   www.racineco.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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