Prentice, WI 54556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prentice, WI 54556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • Single Family Addresses: 471
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 41
  • County: Price County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.546, Longitude -90.291
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Prentice, WI 54556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,221
Daytime Population: Workers 831
Daytime Population: Residents 591
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,422
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 1,221
Population in Familes 971
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $42,310
Average Household Income $53,948
Per Capita Income $23,550


Total Housing Units 872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 407 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 339 (38.9%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $134,521


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 341
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.46%
Households -0.26% -0.34%
Families -0.36% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Prentice, WI 54556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54556 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 593 23rd
Population Density # 697 9th
Diversity Index # 521 33rd
Median Household Income # 699 9th
Per Capita Income # 651 15th

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