The City of Prairie du Chien had a population of 5,693 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Prairie du Chien is located at latitude 43.0517 and longitude -91.1412 in Crawford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prairie du Chien 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 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.
|Total Population||5,693 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,000 (87.8%)|
|Population in Families||3,783 (66.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||693 (12.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,231|
|Average Household Income||$65,419|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,218|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,610 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,550 (59.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||771 (29.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||289 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,561|
|Average Home Value||$156,730|
|Housing Affordability Index3||183|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.91%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.1%|
The table below compares Prairie du Chien to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 138||82nd|
|Population Density||# 251||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 640||18th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 394||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 635||19th|
|Diversity Index||# 216||72nd|
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