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Population (year 2000): 16,136. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,551 (+15.0% change)
Males: 8,013 (49.7%), Females: 8,123 (50.3%)

Kenosha County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $62,856 (year 2000)
Median house value: $159,800 (year 2000)

Pleasant Prairie, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Pleasant Prairie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (13.8%), Italian (10.3%), Polish (9.7%), English (7.3%), Norwegian (4.7%).

New! Prairie, Wisconsin forum

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 33.5 square miles

Pleasant

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Prairie

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Prairie village

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

4.2% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,338 (+36.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WI Kenosha, (3.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (36.0 miles www.MeetingTomorrow.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (50.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: WI Kenosha, (3.4 miles Harbor, IL Winthrop (4.8 miles IL Zion, (6.3 miles WI (7.5 miles Somers, IL (7.9 miles Wadsworth, Park, IL Beach (8.1 miles Park, WI (11.1 miles Elmwood Mill Creek, IL (11.2 miles Old


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 127 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 112 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 1999: 128 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2000: 129 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2001: 245 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2002: 214 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2003: 169 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $211,900

Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262


Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.2%), Educational,health and social services (19.0%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +49 (+0.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 960 (12.0%)


 

Crime in Pleasant Prairie by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 4 2 5 10
    per 100,000 12.4 24.8 12.4 31.0 62.0
Robberies 2 3 1 3 2
    per 100,000 12.4 18.6 6.2 18.6 12.4
Assaults 3 3 2 1 57
    per 100,000 18.6 18.6 12.4 6.2 353.2
Burglaries 24 20 16 30 33
    per 100,000 148.7 123.9 99.2 185.9 204.5
Thefts 375 289 499 377 294
    per 100,000 2324.0 1791.0 3092.5 2336.4 1822.0
Auto thefts 14 11 12 8 10
    per 100,000 86.8 68.2 74.4 49.6 62.0
122.7 105.0 145.9 129.6 191.3


Average climate in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pleasant

Pleasant Prairie-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Pleasant Prairie city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Prairie:
  • AURORA MEDICAL CTR KENOSHA (about 2 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WI-KENOSHA (about 4 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • UNITED HOSP SYS KENOSHA MED CTR (about 4 miles; KENOSHA, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pleasant Prairie:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 5 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 40 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pleasant Prairie:
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; ID: UGN)
  • SYLVANIA (about 13 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; ID: C89)
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 16 miles; RACINE, WI; ID: RAC)

Amtrak station near Pleasant Prairie:
  • 12 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 1 $2,900 $34,800 7 $13,888
Sewerage 12 $48,619 $48,619 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $13,116 $52,464 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $31,709 $42,278 3 $2,241
Water Supply 2 $5,495 $32,970 2 $2,063
Parks and Recreation 21 $57,588 $32,907 93 $49,669
Firefighters 13 $55,013 $50,781 28 $10,291
Police Protection - Officers 26 $109,035 $50,323 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,120 $37,440 1 $1,337
Other Government Administration 9 $42,183 $56,244 1 $571
Financial Administration 12 $49,443 $49,443 0 $0
Totals for Government 109 $418,222 $46,042 135 $80,060


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Prairie:
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 15 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 32 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 34 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 18,994)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
Public high school in Pleasant Prairie:
  • LAKEVIEW TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY (Students: 238; Location: 9449 88TH AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Pleasant Prairie:
  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: 3401 SPRINGBROOK ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pleasant Prairie:
  • PLEASANT PRAIRIE EL (Students: 658; Location: 9208 WILMOT RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WHITTIER EL (Students: 564; Location: 8542 COOPER RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PRAIRIE LANE EL (Students: 378; Location: 10717 47TH AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
 

Pleasant Prairie compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Prairie:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIP (1050 AM; 0 kW; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WRJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Prairie:
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WGTD (91.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • WXLC (102.3 FM; WAUKEGAN, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Prairie:
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

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