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Kenosha County, WI
The county name derives from Indian term for "pike" or "pickerel"

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Kenosha County is one of 72 counties in Wisconsin.

The county is in the Chicago metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 158,435. This was an increase of  5.92% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$46,970
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kenosha County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Kenosha County was $28,775. This was an increase of 22.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 93% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Kenosha

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28% of Kenosha County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenosha County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Kenosha County include Greenridge Cemetery, High Street Cemetery, Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery, Hosmer Cemetery, Liberty Cemetery, Mound Prairie Cemetery, North Bristol Cemetery, Oakwood Cemetery, Paris Cemetery, Saint Casimirs Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Kenosha County include Bassett, Brighton, Bristol, Kenosha, New Munster, Paddock Lake, Paris, Pleasant Prairie, Randall, Salem ... View communities

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Colleges in Kenosha County include Carthage College, University of Wisconsin - Parkside ... View colleges

School districts in Kenosha County include Brighton #1, Bristol #1, Central/Westosha Uhs, Kenosha, Paris J1, Randall J1, Salem, Silver Lake J1, Trevor Grade Schools, Twin Lakes #4 ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Kenosha County include Community Library, G. M. Simmons Branch, Northside Branch, Silver Lake, Southwest Branch, Twin Lakes, Uptown Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kenosha County include Kenosha News ... View newspapers

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Kenosha County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenosha County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Kenosha County include Baymont Inn & Suites, Baymont Inn Kenosha, Best Western, Comfort Suites Kenosha, Country Inn & Suites Kenosha, Days Inn, Hawth Pleasant Prairie, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Radisson Hotel Kenosha, Super 8

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