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Population in 2010: 688. Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 359  (52.2%)
Females: 329  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54017.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,471 (it was $65,938 in 2000)
Erin Prairie:

$81,471
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,938

Erin Prairie town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,466 (it was $157,100 in 2000)
Erin Prairie:

$222,466
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $308,534; Detached houses: $308,534

Erin Prairie, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

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Erin Prairie races chart
  • White alone - 656 (95.3%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Erin Prairie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Erin Prairie: 181.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (52.1%), Norwegian (27.8%), Irish (15.2%), Swedish (8.5%), Polish (7.0%), French (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 35.5 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Erin Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Erin Prairie town:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Erin Prairie town:  1.5% ($2,329)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (34.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Emerald, WI (2.2 miles ), Stanton, WI (2.4 miles ), New Richmond, WI (2.4 miles ), Cylon, WI (2.6 miles ), Deer Park, WI (2.7 miles ), Hammond, WI (2.8 miles ), Baldwin, WI (3.0 miles ), Warren, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $153,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $153,700
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $160,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.09 N, Longitude: 92.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Erin Prairie household income distribution Erin Prairie home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+5.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (13%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Machinery (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Erin Prairie: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

 
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Tornado activity:

Erin Prairie-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Erin Prairie town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Hospitals/medical centers near Erin Prairie:

  • DEERFIELD CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • WESTFIELDS HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 7 miles away; NEW RICHMOND, WI)
  • AMERICAN HERITAGE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAMMOND, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erin Prairie:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 19 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,911)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 29 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 33 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,404)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 36 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Bethel University (about 37 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,411)

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Notable location: Erin Prairie Townhall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Erin Prairie: Saint Patricks Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Casey Lake (A), 2 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Run (A), South Fork Willow River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Erin Prairie: Casey Lake State Wildlife Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
St. Croix County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.97
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00049. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00049
U.S.:

0.02218


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.0%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Erin Prairie, WI

Erin Prairie compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Erin Prairie town (based on St. Croix County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.15%
Here63.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist General Conference
Adherents47.1%26.0%8.0%5.0%2.9%
Congregations15.0%23.3%8.3%13.3%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAReformed Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.1%6.0%
Congregations3.3%1.7%1.7%3.3%26.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
St. Croix County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Croix County:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Croix County:

26.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.0%

8.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, MN  1.57% ($59,592 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.08% ($48,784)
from Pierce County, WI  0.85% ($39,054)


6.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
St. Croix County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, MN  0.75% ($56,283 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.69% ($38,739)
to Pierce County, WI  0.68% ($39,824)

Strongest AM radio stations in Erin Prairie:

  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erin Prairie:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Erin Prairie:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total average daily traffic: 15,695
Total average daily truck traffic: 460
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 19,226

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Erin Prairie, WI

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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