Racine, Wisconsin - Facts & Figures
Racine is the headquarters of a number of industries, including J. I. Case (heavy equipment), S. C. Johnson & Son (cleaning and chemical products), Dremel Corporation, Reliance Controls Corporation (time controls and transfer switches), Twin Disc, and Arthur B. Modine (Heat Exchangers). The Mitchell & Lewis Company, a wagonmaker in the 19th century, began making motorcycles and automobiles as Mitchell-Lewis Motor Company at the start of the 20th century. Racine is also home to InSinkErator, the first garbage disposal. Malted milk balls were developed in Racine. Architects of the city included A. Arthur Guilbert and Edmund Bailey Funston. It has several immigrant communities.
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- Population: 77,571
- Industries: Manufacturing, Healthcare & Social Assistance, Retail Trade
- Area Codes: 262
- ZIP Codes: 53401-53408
- Surrounding Cities: Somers, WO , Caledonia, WI , Kenosha, WI , Oak Creek, WI , South Milwaukee, WI