Prescott Pierce County, Wisconsin

Prescott: City in Pierce County, Wisconsin, United States

About

Prescott is a city located in the county of Pierce in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,258 and a population density of 555 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,279 inhabitants.

Prescott Quick Facts

Population : 4,279 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Pierce County
Postal code : 54021
Area : 7.68 km2
Named for : Philander Prescott
Altitude : 712 feet / 217 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:01:25 (26th May 2022)
Density : 557 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.49% (2010-2020)
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Location of Prescott on Wisconsin map.
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Prescott From Point Douglas
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Geography

Prescott is located at 44°44'56"N 92°48'8"W (44.7488600, -92.8021500).

Prescott map

Demographics

The population of Prescott increased by 0.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,258 - census
2011 4,228 -0.71% estimation process
2012 4,214 -0.33% estimation process
2013 4,220 0.14% estimation process
2014 4,232 0.28% estimation process
2015 4,222 -0.24% estimation process
2016 4,248 0.61% estimation process
2017 4,270 0.52% estimation process
2018 4,285 0.35% estimation process
2019 4,295 0.23% estimation process
2020 4,279 -0.37% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 470,313
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 432,260
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 478,971
April 1, 2010 Population : 432,226
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.9%
People over 65 (%) : 16.2%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 85.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 2.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 82.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 29,791
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 210,085

Prescott zip code is 54021. County name: Pierce, County fips: 55093

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 210,085
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $183,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,284
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $410
2015-2019 median gross rent : $892
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2,978
2015-2019 Households : 187,319
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,039,338
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,262,190
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,816,872
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 7,926,682
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,962
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,470
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,229
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 11,694
2019 total employment : 224,143
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 9,990,207
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 37,452
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 41,385
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 22,921
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 13,707
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,385
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 35,506
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,695
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 33,995
2010 population per square mile : 850.5
2010 land area in square miles : 508.22
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $842,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $4,000+
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,500+
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,952
2015-2019 Households : 6,753
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.78
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 366,317
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 158,036
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,064
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $206,734
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $101,097
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,463
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,976
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 987
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 821
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,515
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 256
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,090
2010 population per square mile : 4,692.0
2010 land area in square miles : 3.59

People born in Prescott (2)

People born in Prescott, including competitive sailor, born 1903 John Wallace, politician Heidi Swank, .

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Schools in Prescott

College & universities near Prescott, WI

Code Name City ZIP
417600 Hastings Beauty School Hastings (MN) 55033

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prescott, WI

Code Name Address Type
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS
EUM Eau Claire, WI 6251 Traux Lane BUS
EUC Eau Claire, WI 642 University Drive BUS

Post offices near Prescott

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pr Post Office Prescott (WI) 54021

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Pierce County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pierce County , WI.

City Name Population Title
Trenton 4,747 Human settlement in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States of America
River Falls 3,442 City in Pierce and St.
Trimbelle 1,745 Civil town in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Martell 1,231 Town in Pierce County, Wisconsin, United States
Ellsworth 1,180 Village in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Elmwood 790 Village in Pierce County, Wisconsin, Untied States
El Paso 709 Civil town in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Maiden Rock 607 Village in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Plum City 603 Village in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Rock Elm 498 Civil town in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Diamond Bluff 495 Town in Pierce County, Wisconsin, United States
Bay City 488 Village in Pierce County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Prescott distances to largest Wisconsin cities