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The Village of Prairie Farm had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Prairie Farm is located at latitude 45.2364 and longitude -91.98 in Barron County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Prairie Farm (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Barron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The Village of Prairie Farm (GNIS ID: 1583975) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prairie Farm population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Prairie Farm, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 488
Population in Households 469
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 506
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $126,351
Average Home Value $162,252


Median Household Income $45,770
Average Household Income $59,226
Per Capita Income $23,747
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.37%
Households 0.7% 0.38%
Families 3.46% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Prairie Farm, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairie Farm to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 537 31st
Population Density1 # 466 40th
Diversity Index2 # 557 28th
Median Household Income # 512 34th
Per Capita Income # 525 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.