The City of Prairie du Chien had a population of 5,795 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Prairie du Chien is located at latitude 43.0436 and longitude -91.1388 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prairie du Chien (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Crawford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.
The City of Prairie du Chien (GNIS ID: 1583971) 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 du Chien population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Prairie du Chien: Dogs Prairie, La Prairie, La Prairie des Chiens, Tipisagi.
|Population in Households||5,105|
|Population in Familes||3,906|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||690|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,603 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,533 (58.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||828 (31.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||242 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$109,913|
|Average Home Value||$129,140|
|Median Household Income||$40,050|
|Average Household Income||$54,149|
|Per Capita Income||$23,072|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.21%|
The table below compares Prairie du Chien 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.
|Total Population||# 131||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 237||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 237||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 662||15th|
|Per Capita Income||# 564||27th|
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