The City of Prairie du Chien had a population of 5,718 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Prairie du Chien: Dogs Prairie, La Prairie, La Prairie des Chiens, Tipisagi.
|Population in Households||5,025|
|Population in Familes||3,796|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||693|
|Median Household Income||$41,867|
|Average Household Income||$56,113|
|Per Capita Income||$23,712|
|Total Housing Units||2,597 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,517 (58.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||792 (30.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||287 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$113,090|
|Average Home Value||$131,950|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.35%|
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, 2018 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||# 132||83rd|
|Population Density||# 242||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 220||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 687||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 633||18th|
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