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Kenosha is a city in Kenosha County, in the Chicago metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "pickerel."
The latitude of Kenosha is 42.584N. The longitude is -87.821W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 92,871.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kenosha demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kenosha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kenosha area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53143 ZIP code.
26% of Kenosha residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenosha ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenosha was $19,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Kenosha residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Kenosha include Civic Center Historic District, Library Park Historic District, Third Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Kenosha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,040.
Libraries in Kenosha include G. M. Simmons Branch, Northside Branch, Southwest Branch, Uptown Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kenosha include Kenosha News
TV stations in Kenosha include WPXE.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WGTD.
Kenosha County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenosha political report.
The average commute time for Kenosha workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 21 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kenosha between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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