Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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Population in 2021: 21,392 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.6%
Males: 10,679  (49.9%)
Females: 10,713  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 53158.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $92,442 (it was $62,856 in 2000)
Pleasant Prairie:

$92,442
WI:

$67,125

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $45,225 (it was $26,087 in 2000)

Pleasant Prairie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $325,751 (it was $152,800 in 2000)
Pleasant Prairie:

$325,751
WI:

$230,700

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $315,652; detached houses: $345,708; townhouses or other attached units: $252,740; in 2-unit structures: $202,855; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $270,222; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,911; mobile homes: $35,113

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,368.

March 2022 cost of living index in Pleasant Prairie: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 7.2%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.9% for other race residents, 4.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pleasant Prairie, WI (2021)
    • 17,51482.6%White alone
    • 2,20810.4%Hispanic
    • 7893.7%Two or more races
    • 3351.6%Asian alone
    • 1430.7%Black alone
    • 530.3%American Indian alone
    • 190.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin as of February 27, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pleasant Prairie is 538 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Pleasant Prairie by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(10.3)
1
(5.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(29.8)
4
(19.7)
2
(9.7)
10
(47.8)
8
(38.3)
22
(105.2)
3
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.7)
2
(10.1)
2
(10.1)
3
(15.1)
1
(5.0)
6
(29.6)
8
(38.9)
5
(23.9)
6
(28.7)
5
(23.9)
2
(9.5)
11
(51.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(41.2)
2
(9.9)
11
(54.2)
3
(15.2)
7
(35.3)
8
(40.3)
14
(69.6)
7
(34.5)
7
(34.0)
4
(19.1)
10
(47.8)
9
(43.0)
7
(33.2)
22
(103.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(241.9)
27
(134.2)
30
(147.8)
33
(167.4)
23
(116.1)
40
(201.3)
18
(89.5)
57
(281.1)
29
(141.0)
22
(105.1)
37
(177.0)
29
(138.7)
15
(71.2)
21
(99.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
324
(1,668)
373
(1,853)
369
(1,818)
271
(1,374)
262
(1,323)
453
(2,279)
280
(1,392)
320
(1,578)
410
(1,993)
354
(1,692)
407
(1,947)
358
(1,712)
384
(1,822)
262
(1,237)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(36.0)
2
(9.9)
7
(34.5)
5
(25.4)
5
(25.2)
12
(60.4)
8
(39.8)
11
(54.2)
3
(14.6)
14
(66.9)
13
(62.2)
3
(14.3)
20
(94.9)
24
(113.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index110.790.3106.574.877.2122.7104.4118.7126.7129.6153.6179.3115.8101.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pleasant Prairie, WI

Crime rate in Pleasant Prairie detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 44 (34 officers - 28 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Wisconsin average:

2.07
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Italian (8.0%), Polish (7.5%), Irish (5.8%), American (5.6%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1989

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 33.5 square miles.

Population density: 639 people per square mile   (low).

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin map

1,369 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.8% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This village:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $4,598 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $4,543 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,420 (+30.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,147 (20.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Distribution of median household income in Pleasant Prairie, WI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Pleasant Prairie, WI in 2021
Pleasant Prairie satellite photo by USGS

Pleasant Prairie tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 67 buildings, average cost: $383,900
  • 2020: 52 buildings, average cost: $304,100
  • 2019: 77 buildings, average cost: $348,800
  • 2018: 49 buildings, average cost: $338,100
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $360,400
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $338,900
  • 2015: 56 buildings, average cost: $334,300
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $305,900
  • 2013: 66 buildings, average cost: $284,600
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $240,900
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $301,400
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $304,200
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2005: 169 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2004: 147 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2003: 169 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2002: 214 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2001: 245 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2000: 129 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 1999: 128 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 1998: 112 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 1997: 127 buildings, average cost: $116,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Pleasant Prairie, WI residents
Average permit cost in Pleasant Prairie, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

2.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +4,338 (+36.8%).
Most common industries in Pleasant Prairie, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Chemicals (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Chemicals (8.3%)
  • Machinery (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Chemicals (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Pleasant Prairie, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.5%)

Average climate in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.3. This is about average.

City:

86.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 21% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.7 miles away from Pleasant Prairie 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 the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 282.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from Pleasant Prairie center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from Pleasant Prairie center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.9 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 (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 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)
  • GRANDE PRAIRIE HLTH REHAB CTR (10330 PRAIRIE RIDGE BLVD)
  • ST CATHERINES KIDNEY CTR - UNITED HOSP SYSTEM (ST CATHERINES MEDICAL CTR CAMPUS)
  • ALLIANCE HOME CARE (10220 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: 48, Location: 4311 104TH ST, Grades: PK-4)
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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Prairie:

Marital status in Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Pleasant Prairie
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

7.6%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenosha County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

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

13.9%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pleasant Prairie:

49.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pleasant Prairie:

45.8%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pleasant Prairie:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pleasant Prairie:

34.4%
Wisconsin:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Pleasant Prairie:

78.3%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pleasant Prairie, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 41$180,631$52,868292$215,453
Police Protection - Officers 34$228,697$80,7171$2,024
Firefighters 28$191,874$82,2327$8,755
Financial Administration 21$133,355$76,2031$1,626
Streets and Highways 21$110,440$63,1092$3,311
Other Government Administration 12$83,452$83,4526$9,285
Police - Other 10$38,630$46,3560$0
Other and Unallocable 9$49,439$65,9191$540
Water Supply 8$36,972$55,4580$0
Sewerage 7$37,074$63,5550$0
Solid Waste Management 3$14,856$59,4241$475
Judicial and Legal 2$6,715$40,2901$1,760
Fire - Other 0$0 1$3,896
Totals for Government 196$1,112,135$68,090313$247,124

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Expenditure in 2020 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,596,000 ($355.09)
    General - Other: $1,136,000 ($53.10)
    Sewerage: $317,000 ($14.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($4.72)
    Health - Other: $98,000 ($4.58)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,485,000 ($957.60)
    Water Utilities: $5,734,000 ($268.04)
    Sewerage: $5,665,000 ($264.82)
    Police Protection: $5,172,000 ($241.77)
    Regular Highways: $5,065,000 ($236.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,796,000 ($177.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,075,000 ($97.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,675,000 ($78.30)
    Financial Administration: $1,373,000 ($64.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $602,000 ($28.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000 ($26.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $497,000 ($23.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $444,000 ($20.76)
    Health - Other: $192,000 ($8.98)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($5.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,785,000 ($176.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $223,000 ($10.42)
    Central Staff Services: $194,000 ($9.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $148,000 ($6.92)
    Regular Highways: $146,000 ($6.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,116,000 ($753.37)

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Revenue in 2020 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,459,000 ($535.67)
    Sewerage: $5,937,000 ($277.53)
    Regular Highways: $2,339,000 ($109.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,758,000 ($82.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $374,000 ($17.48)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,219,000 ($150.48)
    Interest Earnings: $2,090,000 ($97.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $509,000 ($23.79)
    Rents: $264,000 ($12.34)
    Special Assessments: $61,000 ($2.85)
    Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($1.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,294,000 ($247.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,001,000 ($140.29)
    Highways: $1,030,000 ($48.15)
    Education: $524,000 ($24.50)
    Other: $507,000 ($23.70)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Property: $26,394,000 ($1233.83)
    Other License: $2,235,000 ($104.48)
    Other: $977,000 ($45.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $347,000 ($16.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $81,000 ($3.79)

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Debt in 2020 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,735,000 ($4989.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,585,000 ($4281.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,140,000 ($1502.43)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,990,000 ($794.22)

Pleasant Prairie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,849,000 ($834.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,109,000 ($2996.87)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Pleasant Prairie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 312ft / 94.7mTotal length
  • $1,192,000Total costs
  • 305,958Total average daily traffic
  • 23,397Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Pleasant Prairie, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2019
  • 42020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pleasant Prairie, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pleasant Prairie)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Pleasant Prairie, WI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pleasant Prairie)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pleasant Prairie)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Pleasant Prairie, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pleasant Prairie, WI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of fire incidents - 78 took place in 2003, and the least - 24 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Pleasant Prairie, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.6%), and Outside Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pleasant Prairie, WI
    • 29940.6%Structure Fires
    • 25434.5%Outside Fires
    • 17623.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 81.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pleasant Prairie, WI

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

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 7887 94TH Ave, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 53158 , Phone: (262) 942-6000, Fax: (262) 942-6100
  • La Quinta Inn, 7540 118th Ave, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 53158 , Phone: (262) 857-7911, Fax: (262) 857-2370
  • Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Kenosha, 11800 108th St, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 53158 , Phone: (262) 857-3377, Fax: (262) 857-3383
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pleasant Prairie, WI
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 38.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pleasant Prairie compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Pleasant Prairie on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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