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Racine, WI

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The town of Racine, Wisconsin offers its residents all of the natural beauty that is afforded from being located along the goregous coast of Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Root River. Racine is Wisconsin’s fifth-largest city with a population totaling just over 80,000 people. Its Danish historical roots are abundantly apparent in its local bakeries’ nationally recognized kringle. Additionally, it is a mere two miles from the University of Wisconsin—Parkside.

Apartments in Racine WI


Lakeshore Village
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1


Briarcliff Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1


Plum Tree Apartments
Beds: 1
Baths: 1


$925 Two bedroom in Kenosha-73rd St
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


$1395 Two bedroom in Milwaukee-5049 S Falcon Glen Blvd
Beds: 2
Baths: 2


$2795 Three bedroom in Milwaukee-7422 West Crawford Avenue
Beds: 3
Baths: 3

Key City Stats

The average age of Racine, WI is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.04%
  • 6.82%
  • 6.78%
  • Female
  • 7.82%
  • 7.13%
  • 5.76%
is average rent in Racine, WI
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 10.32%
  • 8.67%
  • 8.0%
of units are available for rent in Racine
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1333
  • 246
  • 1102
Getting Around in Racine, WI

When commuting to neighboring cities, the majority of Racine residents opt to drive their cars. The City does provide mass-transit, Belle Urban Systems, for transport to local destinations that include: shopping malls, parks and community centers, as well as to theatres and museums. The almost ten miles of city-managed bike paths are another celebrated form of transportation and recreation in Racine. Additionally, the expansive outdoors provide for endless areas for residents to enjoy adventures in hiking and mountain biking. 

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The average commuter time in Racine is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.89%
  • 7.34%
  • 1.75%

Racine Art Museum

<p>Located in downtown Racine, the Racine Art Museum is the epicenter of the City's ever-growing art culture. Founded in 1930, the Museum has grown from an in-house collection of around 300 pieces to over 4,000 pieces from internationally recognized artists. The Racine Art Museum emphasizes community outreach, and seeks to educate its visitors on the importance of craft in the realm of fine art. This belief is evident in the collection&Otilde;s emphasized media: ceramics, wood, metals, and handmade books.</p>

Wind Point Lighthouse

<p>The Wind Point Lighthouse serves as a beacon of Racine's port-dominated history. Standing on the north end of the Racine Harbor, the Lighthouse was designed by Orlando Poe and erected in 1880. It continues to stand today as one of the oldest and tallest lighthouses still active on the Great Lakes. Recently, the Wind Point Lighthouse underwent a complete restoration, reinvigorating a historical landmark for future generations of visitors. Residents proudly boast that it is one of the most beautiful places to take in views of Lake Michigan, and to set out on their own boating adventures!</p>