Business & Careers

the greater racine county advantage

Find your career here

While many residents choose to live and work in Racine County, our location between two major employment centers, Milwaukee and Chicago, mean that many live outside of Racine County and commute in to work. Similarly, many residents call Racine County home, but choose to commute outside of the county for work.

Commuting is easy thanks access to four major highways, a major interstate (I-94), Amtrak passenger rail services and regional as well as international airports.

Leading Employers

Business Community

A hub for global and family-owned firms, innovative industry leaders and start-up companies, manufacturers and logistics businesses, Racine County offers a welcoming and robust business community.

Businesses in Racine County enjoy the advantages of proximity to Chicago and Milwaukee, and access to the more than 1 million workers within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor, without the high cost of doing business there.

Leading Industries

Racine County's Talent Pool

Racine County’s central location, provides local businesses access to quality talent from across Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Attracting and retaining a quality workforce is key to the success of our local business community.

For over 40 years the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC) has worked closely with partners to create and maintain a variety of coordinated resources and programs designed to support businesses’ talent attraction, retention, and development efforts.

Population

196,635

Median Household Income

$66,091

Total Employees

100,424

Number of Businesses

5,580

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Average Commute

23 min

Business and Careers News

Greater Racine County (GRC) is an initiative of the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC)  that highlights and promotes the many positive assets of Racine County for those who decide to take root in Racine County.

We encourage visitors to explore Racine County, stay a while, and enjoy our communities.

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