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Prescott, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Prescott had a population of 4,295 as of July 1, 2016. Prescott ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prescott is located at latitude 44.7528 and longitude -92.7887 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prescott (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The City of Prescott (GNIS ID: 1583980) 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 Prescott 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 Prescott: Elizabeth, Lake Mouth, Mouth of the Saint Croix.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,295
Population in Households 4,267
Population in Familes 3,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 1,658
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,720
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,244
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,284 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $235,035
Average Home Value $304,212
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,195
Average Household Income $91,976
Per Capita Income $35,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.88%
Households 0.33% 0.97%
Families 1.24% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Prescott, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prescott 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 # 162 79th
Population Density1 # 102 87th
Diversity Index2 # 402 48th
Median Household Income # 39 95th
Per Capita Income # 70 91st

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