Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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Population in 2013: 20,173 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.0%
Males: 10,395  (51.5%)
Females: 9,778  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53158.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,956 (it was $62,856 in 2000)
Pleasant Prairie:

$69,956
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,314 (it was $26,087 in 2000)

Pleasant Prairie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $205,874 (it was $152,800 in 2000)
Pleasant Prairie:

$205,874
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $234,561; Detached houses: $255,551; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,756; In 2-unit structures: $296,840; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $175,725; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,730; Mobile homes: $40,588

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,123.

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  • Races in Pleasant Prairie, WI (2013)

    Pleasant Prairie races chart
    • 16,85284.6%White alone
    • 1,4147.1%Hispanic
    • 9734.9%Black alone
    • 3761.9%Two or more races
    • 1780.9%Asian alone
    • 360.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.10%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pleasant Prairie: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.3%), Irish (13.1%), Polish (7.1%), Italian (6.7%), English (5.7%), Norwegian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1989

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 33.5 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile   (low).

Pleasant Prairie,WI real estate house value index trend

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Prairie village:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

593 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This village:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pleasant Prairie to the number of sex offenders is 834 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,901 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,004 (2.3%)

Pleasant Prairie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kenosha, WI (3.3 miles , pop. 90,352).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (35.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (49.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kenosha, WI (1.8 miles ), Winthrop Harbor, IL (2.1 miles ), Somers, WI (2.4 miles ), Zion, IL (2.5 miles ), Bristol, WI (2.7 miles ), Wadsworth, IL (2.8 miles ), Beach Park, IL (2.8 miles ), Paris, WI (3.0 miles ).

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
  • 2005: 169 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $304,200
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $301,400
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $240,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,532 (+7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,632 (17.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Pleasant Prairie household income distribution Pleasant Prairie home values distribution

Crime rates in Pleasant Prairie by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0002000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.011.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 25105422110106
per 100,000 12.330.557.027.521.510.710.35.04.90.05.00.029.8
Robberies 1322345042231
per 100,000 6.218.311.411.016.221.525.70.019.79.810.115.15.0
Assaults 2157676821137814
per 100,000 12.36.1325.132.937.732.241.29.954.214.835.340.369.6
Burglaries 16303361343347273033234018
per 100,000 98.5183.3188.2334.9183.1177.2241.9134.2147.8162.4116.1201.389.5
Thefts 499377294215250231324373369271262453280
per 100,000 3,070.62,303.11,676.81,180.51,346.01,240.71,667.91,853.31,818.01,334.11,322.92,279.51,391.6
Auto thefts 1281012121172755128
per 100,000 73.848.957.065.964.659.136.09.934.524.625.260.439.8
Arson 10N/A0010020000
per 100,000 6.20.0N/A0.00.05.40.00.09.90.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 155.8145.6206.8134.9105.591.8115.293.9110.875.580.3127.6108.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pleasant Prairie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Pleasant Prairie tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,338 (+36.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pleasant Prairie-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Pleasant Prairie village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Prairie-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 257.2 miles away from Pleasant Prairie center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 281.0 miles away from Pleasant Prairie center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenosha County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pleasant Prairie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pleasant Prairie:

  • HOSPICE ALLIANCE (10220 PRAIRIE RIDGE BLVD)
  • ST CATHERINES KIDNEY CTR - UNITED HOSP SYSTEM (ST CATHERINES MEDICAL CTR CAMPUS)
  • ALLIANCE HOME CARE (10220 PRAIRIE RIDGE BLVD)
  • GRANDE PRAIRIE HLTH REHAB CTR (10330 PRAIRIE RIDGE BLVD)

Heliports located in Pleasant Prairie:

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.

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

  • Gateway Technical College (about 5 miles; Kenosha, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,089)
  • Carthage College (about 7 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 8 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • College of Lake County (about 15 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • McHenry County College (about 32 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • Oakton Community College (about 33 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Harper College (about 34 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)

Public high school in Pleasant Prairie:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pleasant Prairie:

Private elementary/middle school in Pleasant Prairie:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 4311 104TH ST; Grades: PK - 4)
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Notable locations in Pleasant Prairie: Stiles Farms (A), Keno Family Drive-In (B), Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue Station 1 (C), Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue Station 2 (D), Pleasant Prairie Power Plant (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pleasant Prairie include: Apostolic Faith Church (A), Church of God (B), Saint John Chrysostomos Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kenosha County Cemetery (1), Spring Brook Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Barnes Creek (A), Jerome Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pleasant Prairie: Chiwaukee Prairie State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Kenosha Military Museum (11114 120th Avenue) (1), Jelly Belly Candy Store & Tours (Tours & Charters; 10100 Jelly Belly Lane) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hawthorne Suites (7887 94th Avenue) (1), Kings Motel (12101 120th Court) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Pleasant Prairie Village - Municipal Court (8600 Green Bay Road) (1), Pleasant Prairie Village - Court Clerk- Village Offices- Administrator- Main Off (9915 39th Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Kenosha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.477. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.477
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.38
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pleasant Prairie and their reported violations in the past:

CAREFREE ESTATES MHP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (SEP-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2007), St Public Notif issued (APR-23-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-22-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005), St Public Notif issued (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005), St Public Notif issued (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2005), St Public Notif issued (MAR-23-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2006)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pleasant Prairie that have no violations reported:

  • OPEN PANTRY FOOD MARTS OF WISCONSIN (Address: SUITE 101 , Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRAIRIE HARBOR YACHT CLUB (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBERLINE INN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.7%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.5% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  73.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Pleasant Prairie in 2010:

  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Pleasant Prairie in 2000:

  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Pleasant Prairie compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Pleasant Prairie (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Pleasant Prairie Branch at 9900 39th Avenue, branch established on 1969/05/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Prairie Ridge at 9066 76th Street, branch established on 2002/06/03. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8-kenosha, 7601 118 Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 , Phone: (262) 857-7963
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 7887 94TH Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 , Phone: (262) 942-6000, Fax: (262) 942-6100
  • La Quinta Inn, 7540 118th Ave, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 , Phone: (262) 857-7911, Fax: (262) 857-2370
  • Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Kenosha, 11800 108th St, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158 , Phone: (262) 857-3377, Fax: (262) 857-3383
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Pleasant Prairie travel time to work - commute Pleasant Prairie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pleasant Prairie village (based on Kenosha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,00814
Evangelical Protestant15,18355
Mainline Protestant9,67529
Other1,63511
Orthodox3002
Black Protestant1993
None104,426-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 32
Kenosha County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kenosha County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Kenosha County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenosha County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$89,071$76,3472$2,619
Other Government Administration 8$51,599$77,3990$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,547$42,5641$1,255
Police Protection - Officers 31$181,364$70,2050$0
Police - Other 1$3,923$47,0760$0
Firefighters 24$132,608$66,30416$15,516
Fire - Other 2$8,807$52,8420$0
Streets and Highways 14$73,897$63,3407$9,934
Solid Waste Management 6$27,416$54,8320$0
Sewerage 4$18,708$56,1240$0
Parks and Recreation 27$116,806$51,914306$225,024
Water Supply 4$18,708$56,1241$1,587
Other and Unallocable 2$11,420$68,5205$17,998
Totals for Government 138$737,874$64,163338$273,933

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,459,000 ($72.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000 ($11.70)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($10.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $181,000 ($8.97)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($0.74)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,583,000 ($326.33)
    Sewerage: $3,752,000 ($185.99)
    Water Utilities: $3,027,000 ($150.05)
    Police Protection: $2,963,000 ($146.88)
    Regular Highways: $1,690,000 ($83.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,660,000 ($82.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,076,000 ($53.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $990,000 ($49.08)
    Financial Administration: $783,000 ($38.81)
    Central Staff Services: $649,000 ($32.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $616,000 ($30.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $389,000 ($19.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $335,000 ($16.61)
    Health - Other: $249,000 ($12.34)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($3.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,102,000 ($203.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $7,000 ($0.35)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000 ($0.20)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $594,000 ($29.45)
    Central Staff Services: $300,000 ($14.87)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($13.93)
    Police Protection: $97,000 ($4.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,947,000 ($443.51)

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $6,655,000 ($329.90)
    Sewerage: $3,151,000 ($156.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $949,000 ($47.04)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($6.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $84,000 ($4.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $85,000 ($4.21)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $253,000 ($12.54)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($0.79)
    Highways: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $580,000 ($28.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $320,000 ($15.86)
    Rents: $248,000 ($12.29)
    Special Assessments: $179,000 ($8.87)
    Sale of Property: $101,000 ($5.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $97,000 ($4.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($1.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,235,000 ($160.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,838,000 ($91.11)
    Highways: $772,000 ($38.27)
    All Other: $294,000 ($14.57)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($0.35)
  • Tax - Property: $8,760,000 ($434.24)
    Other License: $1,113,000 ($55.17)
    NEC: $157,000 ($7.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $41,000 ($2.03)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $32,000 ($1.59)

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,785,000 ($4797.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,480,000 ($4633.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,920,000 ($392.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,615,000 ($228.77)

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,651,000 ($131.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,244,000 ($904.38)

5.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, IL  1.30% ($38,879 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.85% ($38,241)
from Cook County, IL  0.39% ($38,130)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Kenosha County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Racine County, WI  0.94% ($34,868 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.74% ($39,059)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($33,130)

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)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJN (1400 AM; 1 kW; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Prairie:

  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pleasant Prairie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 117m384ftTotal length
  • $823,000Total costs
  • 370,855Total average daily traffic
  • 30,738Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pleasant Prairie, WI
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED118$194,310178$191,0041,244$189,43244$75,1432$1,944,12039$185,7515$65,948
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$207,17022$189,68287$193,3872$102,7002$1,917,2604$336,8955$60,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$171,78826$150,308261$229,40513$31,5270$013$213,2658$31,054
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$149,02015$226,666177$207,0867$135,1291$291,9605$121,1360$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$169,2803$143,17766$207,6903$37,2100$02$90,1650$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00 , 0023.00, 0024.00, 0025.00, 0026.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$193,82658$231,926
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$237,22511$247,789
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$217,55813$234,753
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$216,3905$181,222
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$187,2000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00 , 0023.00, 0024.00, 0025.00, 0026.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 63
  • Service Call: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Pleasant Prairie

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pleasant Prairie, WI
Most common first names in Pleasant Prairie, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2872.9 years
John2273.7 years
Margaret1685.1 years
Mary1677.8 years
Helen1384.1 years
Donald1374.3 years
James1371.4 years
William1173.4 years
Joseph1176.8 years
Dorothy1077.8 years
Most common last names in Pleasant Prairie, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller774.6 years
Smith667.8 years
Larson478.0 years
Johnson386.4 years
Brown377.0 years
Christensen379.7 years
Fox389.0 years
Finn389.6 years
Moeller371.0 years
Olsen388.6 years
Businesses in Pleasant Prairie, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor2La Quinta1
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Brooks Brothers1McDonald's1
Casual Male XL1New York & Co1
Chico's1Nike3
Coldwater Creek1Olive Garden1
DressBarn1Pac Sun1
Dressbarn1PetSmart1
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Sephora1
FedEx3Skechers USA1
Gap1Starbucks2
Holiday Inn1Subway1
IZOD1Super 81
J.Crew1Target1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Journeys1UPS1
Juicy Couture1Vans2
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
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