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82 Apartments for rent in Racine, WI

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21 Units Available
The Maples
2432 Anthony Ln
Racine, WI | River Bluff
Studio
$650
313 sqft
1 Bedroom
$720
573 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$780
753 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:33 PM
This community's apartments are newly remodeled and feature a full range of appliances and hardwood flooring. Onsite laundry facilities available in this pet-friendly community. There are plenty of dining and shopping options along Rapids Drive.
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8 Units Available
Windpoint Apartments
4042 N Main Street, #A3
Racine, WI
1 Bedroom
$715
634 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$825
900 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 12:19 PM
Conveniently located at the four corners of Windpoint, Caledonia, North Bay and Racine Windpoint Apartments puts you in the center of it all! Enjoy the proximity of shopping, restaurants, entertainment and Lake Michigan just minutes from your front
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1 Unit Available
Douglas Gardens
1809 Douglas Ave
Racine, WI | The 13th Ward
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$785
Last updated December 3 at 12:17 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Douglas Gardens in Racine. View photos, descriptions and more!
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2 Units Available
Parkview Manor
2200 Washington Avenue
Racine, WI | Slausondale
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$759
685 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$859
917 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 12:30 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Parkview Manor in Racine. View photos, descriptions and more!
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Lake Oaks Apartments
1916 Wisconsin Ave
Racine, WI | School Section - Towerview
1 Bedroom
$715
777 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$908
1124 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 02:24 AM
Lake Oaks Apartments is an affordable apartment community for persons 55 or older located on the Southeast side of Racine, Wisconsin right across the street from beautiful Lake Michigan. We offer pet-friendly one and two bedroom apartments.
1 Unit Available
Pleasant Plaza 1
2610 Mount Pleasant Street
Racine, WI | The 14th Ward
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$725
1000 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:43 PM
Spacious and Nicely updated 2 bed 1 bath apartment for rent. (1st floor unit) Beautiful hardwood floors, appliances, and ac included. Parking and extra storage available as well. Available immediately. Fill out online application TODAY.
1 Unit Available
440 Main St, 210
440 Main St
Racine, WI | Downtown Racine
Studio
$1,500
165 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 01:43 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 440 Main St, 210 in Racine. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
1844 Taylor Avenue
1844 Taylor Avenue
Racine, WI | The Upper 25th Ward
2 Bedrooms
$875
2438 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:28 PM
This 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom upper unit is ready to be leased with WATER INCLUDED. This unit features nice appliances, hardwood floors, fresh paint. A lot of extra storage space and off street parking.
1 Unit Available
915 College Ave 5
915 College Avenue
Racine, WI | School Section - Towerview
2 Bedrooms
$725
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
Very Nice 2BR Apt, 915 College Ave with appliances - Property Id: 149240 Newly listed at 915 College Ave in Racine, overlooking West Park, within three blocks of Pershing Park and the Lake Michigan Shoreline, a spacious third bedroom first floor
Results within 1 mile of Racine
1 Unit Available
2640 Penbrook Dr
2640 Penbrook Drive
Mount Pleasant, WI
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
2300 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
Available 01/01/21 Very Clean Four Bedroom Home in Nice Neighborhood - Property Id: 417472 Very clean 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom colonial in Jamestown subdivision with 3 Car Garage.
1 Unit Available
5843 Cambridge Circle #3
5843 Cambridge Circle
Mount Pleasant, WI
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
1319 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
Two bedroom condo with great pool - Property Id: 400160 Spacious lower condo in beautiful Green Ridge. Partially finished basement with 3/4 bath down. Includes refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, washer & dryer. One car garage.
Results within 5 miles of Racine
1 Unit Available
1550 19th Avenue Upper Unit
1550 19th Ave
Kenosha, WI | Poerio
3 Bedrooms
$850
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
1550 Upper Unit - Property Id: 416350 This property is at North of Kenosha, Wisconsin. It has a Pantry and a little store. Two bedrooms, and one Laundry room. Kitchen and Family room together. One car garage. Lawns in front and backside. TV antenna.
1 Unit Available
3016 15th St Lower Front
3016 15th Street
Kenosha, WI | Parkside
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
3016 15th St Lower Unit Available - Property Id: 409275 Super neat and clean lower unit in quiet, all brick, apartment building. Close to shopping and transportation. Open concept kitchen and living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and in unit laundry.
1 Unit Available
9339 Florence Drive
9339 Florence Drive
Sturtevant, WI | Sturtevant
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
1050 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 08:07 AM
Newly renovated top to bottom 3 Bedrooms, 1 ½ Bathroom in the pleasant Village of Sturtevant with off-street parking and shed. Gorgeous Kitchen with ample cabinets, Stove, Refrigerator, Dishwasher and Microwave.
Results within 10 miles of Racine
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10 Units Available
Emerald Row Apartments
7971 South 6th Street
Oak Creek, WI
1 Bedroom
$1,265
842 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,935
1334 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated December 3 at 12:29 PM
Emerald Row is a new residential apartment community in Oak Creek at Drexel Town Square.
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5 Units Available
Ryan Green
9506 S Ryan Green Ct
Franklin, WI
1 Bedroom
$989
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,167
1100 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 09:42 PM
A day on the golf course is home for many. For you, home is where the magnificent Oakwood Golf Course is steps away. A setting beautiful and natural, and yet, within minutes to the conveniences and attractions of the city.
1 Unit Available
1732 Milwaukee Avenue
1732 Milwaukee Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI
2 Bedrooms
$800
750 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:47 PM
Are you ready to move-in this beautifully renovated 2 bedroom apartment? The unit has hardwood floors throughout the spacious unit. Enjoy the large eat-in kitchen that comes with appliances.
1 Unit Available
6117 12Th Ave Unit 2
6117 12th Ave
Kenosha, WI | Bain Park
1 Bedroom
$650
629 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:18 PM
SPECIAL OFFER! MOVE IN BEFORE THE END OF THE MONTH AND YOUR NEXT MONTH FREE! Charming move-in ready upper unit with tons of natural light! Large windows fill every inch of this functional floorplan with sunlight to create a light and bright
1 Unit Available
6117 12Th Ave Unit 1
6117 12th Avenue
Kenosha, WI | Bain Park
2 Bedrooms
$850
1003 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:18 PM
SPECIAL OFFER! MOVE IN BEFORE THE END OF THE MONTH AND YOUR NEXT MONTH FREE! Beautifully bright and ready for immediate move in, don’t miss your chance to call this spacious first floor unit home! Featuring fresh neutral finishes throughout, this
1 Unit Available
2021 74th Pl
2021 74th Place
Kenosha, WI | St. Joe's
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1008 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:12 PM
NEWLY REMODELED RANCH - 3 Bedrooms on MAIN LEVEL!!! A BRIGHT Enclosed Porch WELCOMES you the Great Room with Dining Area and BREAKFAST Bar.
1 Unit Available
2923 43rd Ave
2923 43rd Avenue
Kenosha, WI | St. Peter's
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
1641 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 04:12 PM
EXECUTIVE RENTAL - Sprawling Brick Ranch in GREAT AREA of Kenosha - Tucked Away in the Back of the Subdivision! Peace & Serenity!! Living Room Features Warm Fireplace, and there's a Formal Dining Room! Kitchen with All Appliances, and Room for Table
1 Unit Available
3333 5th Avenue
3333 South 5th Avenue
South Milwaukee, WI
2 Bedrooms
$875
1077 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 05:28 PM
Located on 5th Ave a short distance from Grant Park and within a short walk to perfect views overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan, this 2 bedroom condo in South Milwaukee features spacious 2nd floor bedrooms, main level half bath, and grand windows
1 Unit Available
6104 30th Ave
6104 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI | McKinley
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
1332 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
6104 30th Ave - Property Id: 398842 1,332 Sq. Ft. beautiful 3BR 1.5 Bath with Living Room, Family Room, basement, laundry hookup, and a large fully fenced yard available for move in within a week. All utilities to be paid by Tenant.
1 Unit Available
16602 50th Rd
16602 50th Rd
Racine County, WI
3 Bedrooms
$900
950 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 11:36 AM
Available 01/15/21 Country living in Racine County - Property Id: 434096 This 2 family side by side is owner occupied on one side and a rental unit on the other.
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City Guide

Racine
Is it late? In remembering I've forgotten of the hour / Come away, watch the sun die in the pine tree, watch the moon rise in the lake / It's the land that sets you dreaming if it's dreaming that you do / And I wanted you to see the old Wisconsin that I knew." (- Glenn Yarbrough)
Is it late? In remembering I've forgotten of the hour / Come away, watch the sun die in the pine tree, watch the moon rise in the lake / It's the land that sets you dreaming if it's dreaming that you do / And I wanted you to see the old Wisconsin that I knew." (- Glenn Yarbrough)

Racine, WI is a medium-sized town in Wisconsin, with about 80,000 happy people calling it home. The city is situated on the shore of Lake Michigan and on the Root River, making it an ideal place for outdoor lovers to live. Racine is French for "root", which makes sense, since Racine was discovered by French explorers.

Racine has a strong sense of own history. During the Civil War, while the North and South were fighting over the economy and, you know, enslaving people, Racine was a haven for abolitionists. Many slaves escaped to Racine via the Underground Railroad. Racine is also home to a Frank Lloyd Wright original, the Johnson Wax Headquarters. If youre looking for somewhere idyllic and inexpensive to live in, Racine is a great choice. Don’t expect an exciting nightlife or thriving arts scene, but you’ll certainly have your pick of places to eat and explore if you end up calling this place home.

Moving to Racine

Are you thinking that you want to move to Racine? You’re in luck! Theres a great mixture of housing options here, from ownable houses, to rental apartments, to townhomes that you can rent or buy. There is about a 10% vacancy rate in the city, so there’s a good chance that you'll find somewhere to live quickly. The annual residential turnover here is about 20%, so if you don’t see what you want right away, there’s a chance that something will open up within the year. Rental apartments are inexpensive here, far below the national average even far below the average in Wisconsin! So renting here won’t break the bank.

If you want to rent an apartment in Racine, it will help to start your search prepared. First, gather all your financial documents proving that you'll be able to pay rent. Tax returns, bank statements, pay stubs, and proof of your salary will help convince your landlord that you can pay rent. Other things to help prove you'll be a good tenant: a letter of reference from former landlords or a letter from your employer saying that you're a good employee. Also, be sure that you have plenty of money when planning to move. Moving can be really expensive, so you'll want to be able to hire real movers comfortably. You'll also want to be able to pay several months rent up front as well as a security deposit, and if you have a real estate broker help you find your apartment, you’ll probably have to pay a hefty fee usually an amount equal to one months rent or 15 percent of your annual rent.

Moving to Racine
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Are you thinking that you want to move to Racine? You’re in luck! Theres a great mixture of housing options here, from ownable houses, to rental apartments, to townhomes that you can rent or buy. There is about a 10% vacancy rate in the city, so there’s a good chance that you'll find somewhere to live quickly. The annual residential turnover here is about 20%, so if you don’t see what you want right away, there’s a chance that something will open up within the year. Rental apartments are inexpensive here, far below the national average even far below the average in Wisconsin! So renting here won’t break the bank.

If you want to rent an apartment in Racine, it will help to start your search prepared. First, gather all your financial documents proving that you'll be able to pay rent. Tax returns, bank statements, pay stubs, and proof of your salary will help convince your landlord that you can pay rent. Other things to help prove you'll be a good tenant: a letter of reference from former landlords or a letter from your employer saying that you're a good employee. Also, be sure that you have plenty of money when planning to move. Moving can be really expensive, so you'll want to be able to hire real movers comfortably. You'll also want to be able to pay several months rent up front as well as a security deposit, and if you have a real estate broker help you find your apartment, you’ll probably have to pay a hefty fee usually an amount equal to one months rent or 15 percent of your annual rent.

Neighborhoods in Racine

People move to Racine for quiet neighborhood living. So what are the neighborhoods like? Read the list below to find out more about areas you might end up in in Racine; it can be helpful to make sure that your area fits right into your size and price constraints.

Towerview: Towerview is considered to be on the south side of the city. It’s on the shore of Lake Michigan, so it’s one of the prettiest and most desirable neighborhoods in the area. Racine College existed here until 1933, and lots of famous students graduated from here, including Brigadier General Billy Mitchell and Earl Winfield Spencer, who was the first husband of the Duchess of Windsor. This is also home to Gateway Technical College so its no wonder this area is also called School Section.

Downtown: This is the historic area in Racine, and it’s also on the shore of the lake. Downtown is home to tons of tourist attractions, like the Civic Center, the Historical Society Museum, the Reef Point Marina and the Racine Art Museum. Downtown is great for shopping and culture, and it’s expensive to live here, as the area is trendy and fun.

West Racine: This neighborhood should be called Central Racine, since more of it is centrally located than located in the west. However, it’s more a suburban area, and it has normal chain businesses, and some great Danish bakeries. This is a great place for some quiet living but don't expect walkable urban life here.

Wolffs Town: Go as north as you can in Racine, and you’ll hit Wolffs Town a residential neighborhood that is strictly that: residential.

Mallard Shores: Mallard Shores is the southernmost neighborhood in Racine. It’s also the newest. To continue in the superlatives tradition, it’s also one of the most expensive.

Oakes: This is as far west as you can go in Racine. You dont want to go this far, though, because it’s home to a 218 acre landfill. You might want to consider neighborhood the Regency Pointe neighborhood nearby, but definitely stay far from this if you can.

Regency Pointe: This is a shopping area. You can find all the best international and regional chains, and a big mall. You can also shop at a farmers market. It’s great to shop here, but less nice to live. So, you can find affordable homes.

Neighborhoods in Racine
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People move to Racine for quiet neighborhood living. So what are the neighborhoods like? Read the list below to find out more about areas you might end up in in Racine; it can be helpful to make sure that your area fits right into your size and price constraints.

Towerview: Towerview is considered to be on the south side of the city. It’s on the shore of Lake Michigan, so it’s one of the prettiest and most desirable neighborhoods in the area. Racine College existed here until 1933, and lots of famous students graduated from here, including Brigadier General Billy Mitchell and Earl Winfield Spencer, who was the first husband of the Duchess of Windsor. This is also home to Gateway Technical College so its no wonder this area is also called School Section.

Downtown: This is the historic area in Racine, and it’s also on the shore of the lake. Downtown is home to tons of tourist attractions, like the Civic Center, the Historical Society Museum, the Reef Point Marina and the Racine Art Museum. Downtown is great for shopping and culture, and it’s expensive to live here, as the area is trendy and fun.

West Racine: This neighborhood should be called Central Racine, since more of it is centrally located than located in the west. However, it’s more a suburban area, and it has normal chain businesses, and some great Danish bakeries. This is a great place for some quiet living but don't expect walkable urban life here.

Wolffs Town: Go as north as you can in Racine, and you’ll hit Wolffs Town a residential neighborhood that is strictly that: residential.

Mallard Shores: Mallard Shores is the southernmost neighborhood in Racine. It’s also the newest. To continue in the superlatives tradition, it’s also one of the most expensive.

Oakes: This is as far west as you can go in Racine. You dont want to go this far, though, because it’s home to a 218 acre landfill. You might want to consider neighborhood the Regency Pointe neighborhood nearby, but definitely stay far from this if you can.

Regency Pointe: This is a shopping area. You can find all the best international and regional chains, and a big mall. You can also shop at a farmers market. It’s great to shop here, but less nice to live. So, you can find affordable homes.

Living in Racine

Racine is known to offer a high quality of suburban living at a really low cost. There are good choices for higher education such as the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Campus and Gateway Technical College.

If you are a history buff, Racine will have plenty of places to keep your interest piqued. The Wind Point Lighthouse is a beautiful old-fashioned light house on the north end of Racine Harbor. It is listed on the Register of Historic Places, as is the Thomas P. Hardy House: a Frank Lloyd Wright home built on a hillside. This is a must-see for lovers of architecture. The Hansen House is also a favorite destination in town. It’s an old mansion that was built in 1855.

Want something a little less textbook worthy? Racine has plenty of attractions to keep both residents and visitors entertained. The Racine Zoo is a great place to spot your favorite animals, while the Racine Art Museum is an awesome spot to check out the city’s collection of contemporary crafts. Want to spend time outside? The River Bend Nature Center is a great place to frolic through greenery and boat, picnic, or fish.

Living in Racine
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Racine is known to offer a high quality of suburban living at a really low cost. There are good choices for higher education such as the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Campus and Gateway Technical College.

If you are a history buff, Racine will have plenty of places to keep your interest piqued. The Wind Point Lighthouse is a beautiful old-fashioned light house on the north end of Racine Harbor. It is listed on the Register of Historic Places, as is the Thomas P. Hardy House: a Frank Lloyd Wright home built on a hillside. This is a must-see for lovers of architecture. The Hansen House is also a favorite destination in town. It’s an old mansion that was built in 1855.

Want something a little less textbook worthy? Racine has plenty of attractions to keep both residents and visitors entertained. The Racine Zoo is a great place to spot your favorite animals, while the Racine Art Museum is an awesome spot to check out the city’s collection of contemporary crafts. Want to spend time outside? The River Bend Nature Center is a great place to frolic through greenery and boat, picnic, or fish.

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Racine
Is it late? In remembering I've forgotten of the hour / Come away, watch the sun die in the pine tree, watch the moon rise in the lake / It's the land that sets you dreaming if it's dreaming that you do / And I wanted you to see the old Wisconsin that I knew." (- Glenn Yarbrough)
Is it late? In remembering I've forgotten of the hour / Come away, watch the sun die in the pine tree, watch the moon rise in the lake / It's the land that sets you dreaming if it's dreaming that you do / And I wanted you to see the old Wisconsin that I knew." (- Glenn Yarbrough)

Racine, WI is a medium-sized town in Wisconsin, with about 80,000 happy people calling it home. The city is situated on the shore of Lake Michigan and on the Root River, making it an ideal place for outdoor lovers to live. Racine is French for "root", which makes sense, since Racine was discovered by French explorers.

Racine has a strong sense of own history. During the Civil War, while the North and South were fighting over the economy and, you know, enslaving people, Racine was a haven for abolitionists. Many slaves escaped to Racine via the Underground Railroad. Racine is also home to a Frank Lloyd Wright original, the Johnson Wax Headquarters. If youre looking for somewhere idyllic and inexpensive to live in, Racine is a great choice. Don’t expect an exciting nightlife or thriving arts scene, but you’ll certainly have your pick of places to eat and explore if you end up calling this place home.

Moving to Racine

Are you thinking that you want to move to Racine? You’re in luck! Theres a great mixture of housing options here, from ownable houses, to rental apartments, to townhomes that you can rent or buy. There is about a 10% vacancy rate in the city, so there’s a good chance that you'll find somewhere to live quickly. The annual residential turnover here is about 20%, so if you don’t see what you want right away, there’s a chance that something will open up within the year. Rental apartments are inexpensive here, far below the national average even far below the average in Wisconsin! So renting here won’t break the bank.

If you want to rent an apartment in Racine, it will help to start your search prepared. First, gather all your financial documents proving that you'll be able to pay rent. Tax returns, bank statements, pay stubs, and proof of your salary will help convince your landlord that you can pay rent. Other things to help prove you'll be a good tenant: a letter of reference from former landlords or a letter from your employer saying that you're a good employee. Also, be sure that you have plenty of money when planning to move. Moving can be really expensive, so you'll want to be able to hire real movers comfortably. You'll also want to be able to pay several months rent up front as well as a security deposit, and if you have a real estate broker help you find your apartment, you’ll probably have to pay a hefty fee usually an amount equal to one months rent or 15 percent of your annual rent.

Moving to Racine
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Are you thinking that you want to move to Racine? You’re in luck! Theres a great mixture of housing options here, from ownable houses, to rental apartments, to townhomes that you can rent or buy. There is about a 10% vacancy rate in the city, so there’s a good chance that you'll find somewhere to live quickly. The annual residential turnover here is about 20%, so if you don’t see what you want right away, there’s a chance that something will open up within the year. Rental apartments are inexpensive here, far below the national average even far below the average in Wisconsin! So renting here won’t break the bank.

If you want to rent an apartment in Racine, it will help to start your search prepared. First, gather all your financial documents proving that you'll be able to pay rent. Tax returns, bank statements, pay stubs, and proof of your salary will help convince your landlord that you can pay rent. Other things to help prove you'll be a good tenant: a letter of reference from former landlords or a letter from your employer saying that you're a good employee. Also, be sure that you have plenty of money when planning to move. Moving can be really expensive, so you'll want to be able to hire real movers comfortably. You'll also want to be able to pay several months rent up front as well as a security deposit, and if you have a real estate broker help you find your apartment, you’ll probably have to pay a hefty fee usually an amount equal to one months rent or 15 percent of your annual rent.

Neighborhoods in Racine

People move to Racine for quiet neighborhood living. So what are the neighborhoods like? Read the list below to find out more about areas you might end up in in Racine; it can be helpful to make sure that your area fits right into your size and price constraints.

Towerview: Towerview is considered to be on the south side of the city. It’s on the shore of Lake Michigan, so it’s one of the prettiest and most desirable neighborhoods in the area. Racine College existed here until 1933, and lots of famous students graduated from here, including Brigadier General Billy Mitchell and Earl Winfield Spencer, who was the first husband of the Duchess of Windsor. This is also home to Gateway Technical College so its no wonder this area is also called School Section.

Downtown: This is the historic area in Racine, and it’s also on the shore of the lake. Downtown is home to tons of tourist attractions, like the Civic Center, the Historical Society Museum, the Reef Point Marina and the Racine Art Museum. Downtown is great for shopping and culture, and it’s expensive to live here, as the area is trendy and fun.

West Racine: This neighborhood should be called Central Racine, since more of it is centrally located than located in the west. However, it’s more a suburban area, and it has normal chain businesses, and some great Danish bakeries. This is a great place for some quiet living but don't expect walkable urban life here.

Wolffs Town: Go as north as you can in Racine, and you’ll hit Wolffs Town a residential neighborhood that is strictly that: residential.

Mallard Shores: Mallard Shores is the southernmost neighborhood in Racine. It’s also the newest. To continue in the superlatives tradition, it’s also one of the most expensive.

Oakes: This is as far west as you can go in Racine. You dont want to go this far, though, because it’s home to a 218 acre landfill. You might want to consider neighborhood the Regency Pointe neighborhood nearby, but definitely stay far from this if you can.

Regency Pointe: This is a shopping area. You can find all the best international and regional chains, and a big mall. You can also shop at a farmers market. It’s great to shop here, but less nice to live. So, you can find affordable homes.

Neighborhoods in Racine
+

People move to Racine for quiet neighborhood living. So what are the neighborhoods like? Read the list below to find out more about areas you might end up in in Racine; it can be helpful to make sure that your area fits right into your size and price constraints.

Towerview: Towerview is considered to be on the south side of the city. It’s on the shore of Lake Michigan, so it’s one of the prettiest and most desirable neighborhoods in the area. Racine College existed here until 1933, and lots of famous students graduated from here, including Brigadier General Billy Mitchell and Earl Winfield Spencer, who was the first husband of the Duchess of Windsor. This is also home to Gateway Technical College so its no wonder this area is also called School Section.

Downtown: This is the historic area in Racine, and it’s also on the shore of the lake. Downtown is home to tons of tourist attractions, like the Civic Center, the Historical Society Museum, the Reef Point Marina and the Racine Art Museum. Downtown is great for shopping and culture, and it’s expensive to live here, as the area is trendy and fun.

West Racine: This neighborhood should be called Central Racine, since more of it is centrally located than located in the west. However, it’s more a suburban area, and it has normal chain businesses, and some great Danish bakeries. This is a great place for some quiet living but don't expect walkable urban life here.

Wolffs Town: Go as north as you can in Racine, and you’ll hit Wolffs Town a residential neighborhood that is strictly that: residential.

Mallard Shores: Mallard Shores is the southernmost neighborhood in Racine. It’s also the newest. To continue in the superlatives tradition, it’s also one of the most expensive.

Oakes: This is as far west as you can go in Racine. You dont want to go this far, though, because it’s home to a 218 acre landfill. You might want to consider neighborhood the Regency Pointe neighborhood nearby, but definitely stay far from this if you can.

Regency Pointe: This is a shopping area. You can find all the best international and regional chains, and a big mall. You can also shop at a farmers market. It’s great to shop here, but less nice to live. So, you can find affordable homes.

Living in Racine

Racine is known to offer a high quality of suburban living at a really low cost. There are good choices for higher education such as the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Campus and Gateway Technical College.

If you are a history buff, Racine will have plenty of places to keep your interest piqued. The Wind Point Lighthouse is a beautiful old-fashioned light house on the north end of Racine Harbor. It is listed on the Register of Historic Places, as is the Thomas P. Hardy House: a Frank Lloyd Wright home built on a hillside. This is a must-see for lovers of architecture. The Hansen House is also a favorite destination in town. It’s an old mansion that was built in 1855.

Want something a little less textbook worthy? Racine has plenty of attractions to keep both residents and visitors entertained. The Racine Zoo is a great place to spot your favorite animals, while the Racine Art Museum is an awesome spot to check out the city’s collection of contemporary crafts. Want to spend time outside? The River Bend Nature Center is a great place to frolic through greenery and boat, picnic, or fish.

Living in Racine
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Racine is known to offer a high quality of suburban living at a really low cost. There are good choices for higher education such as the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Campus and Gateway Technical College.

If you are a history buff, Racine will have plenty of places to keep your interest piqued. The Wind Point Lighthouse is a beautiful old-fashioned light house on the north end of Racine Harbor. It is listed on the Register of Historic Places, as is the Thomas P. Hardy House: a Frank Lloyd Wright home built on a hillside. This is a must-see for lovers of architecture. The Hansen House is also a favorite destination in town. It’s an old mansion that was built in 1855.

Want something a little less textbook worthy? Racine has plenty of attractions to keep both residents and visitors entertained. The Racine Zoo is a great place to spot your favorite animals, while the Racine Art Museum is an awesome spot to check out the city’s collection of contemporary crafts. Want to spend time outside? The River Bend Nature Center is a great place to frolic through greenery and boat, picnic, or fish.