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Population in 2012: 644 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 

Males: 319  (49.7%)
Females: 325  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54556.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,229 (it was $26,563 in 2000)
Prentice:

$31,229
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,037

Prentice village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,006 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Prentice:

$78,006
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $90,319; Detached houses: $93,447; Mobile homes: $65,296

Median gross rent in 2012: $434.

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  • White alone - 638 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prentice: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.7%), Swedish (8.5%), Polish (6.8%), French (5.9%), Norwegian (5.7%), Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 322 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Prentice:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prentice village:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

9 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.4%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Prentice, Wisconsin as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Prentice to the number of sex offenders is 154 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,635 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (77.4 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (143.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hackett, WI (2.0 miles ), Ogema, WI (2.7 miles ), Hill, WI (2.9 miles ), Knox, WI (3.1 miles ), Phillips, WI (3.4 miles ), Catawba, WI (3.4 miles) , Emery, WI (3.5 miles ), Spirit, WI (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 45.55 N, Longitude: 90.29 W

Area code: 715

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Prentice-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Prentice village center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 tornado 34.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Price County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Donal Hord - Artist, Oscar V. Peterson - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Dennis Morgan - Actor.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Prentice: Oscar Verner Peterson.


Hospitals/medical centers near Prentice:

  • ASPIRUS PLEASANT VIEW (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PHILLIPS, WI)
  • FLAMBEAU HM HLTH AND HSPC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PHILLIPS, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Prentice, WI

Airports located in Prentice:

  • Prentice Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 20, Itinerant Ops: 1,000, Local Ops: 500)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prentice:

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 79 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,913)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 79 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 8,352)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 79 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 93 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 119 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 123 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • Winona State University (about 124 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)

Public high school in Prentice:

  • Prentice Hi (Students: 140; Location: 1025 Town St; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Prentice:

  • Prentice Mid (Students: 119; Location: 1025 Town St; Grades: 5-8)
  • Ogema El (Students: 112; Location: 1025 Town St; Grades: KG-4)
  • Prentice El (Students: 90; Location: 1025 Town St; Grades: KG-4)
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Notable location: Prentice Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Prentice Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Prentice Flowage 59 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.6%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  61.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prentice, WI

Prentice compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Prentice (2011 data):

  • Community Financial Bank: at 450 Center Street, branch established on 1987/10/01. Info updated 2010/03/22: Bank assets: $30.8 mil, Deposits: $25.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Prentice travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Prentice village (based on Price County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.04%
Here65.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist General ConferenceUnited Church of Christ
Adherents48.1%18.1%15.4%6.8%3.8%
Congregations15.2%12.1%18.2%12.1%6.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.5%1.3%1.5%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
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: 6
Price County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

11.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Price County:

28.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,975$35,7001$850
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$612
Firefighters 0$0 30$7,650
Streets and Highways 2$5,678$34,0680$0
Sewerage 1$3,043$36,5160$0
Totals for Government 4$11,696$35,08838$9,112

Prentice government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $85,000 ($131.99)
    General: $24,000 ($37.27)
    Air Transportation: $19,000 ($29.50)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $137,000 ($212.73)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($201.86)
    Water Utilities: $91,000 ($141.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $65,000 ($100.93)
    Fire Protection: $52,000 ($80.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($62.11)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($40.37)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($34.16)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($31.06)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($12.42)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($9.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($4.66)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($4.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($3.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($1.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($113.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $121,000 ($187.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($35.71)

Prentice government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $113,000 ($175.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($66.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($55.90)
    All Other: $13,000 ($20.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($1.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($7.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $122,000 ($189.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $72,000 ($111.80)
    Rents: $18,000 ($27.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($65.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $215,000 ($333.85)
    Highways: $30,000 ($46.58)
    All Other: $4,000 ($6.21)
  • Tax - Property: $62,000 ($96.27)
    NEC: $9,000 ($13.98)

Prentice government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $941,000 ($1461.18)
    Water Utilities: $378,000 ($586.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $116,000 ($180.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $114,000 ($177.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $761,000 ($1181.68)
    Water Utilities: $359,000 ($557.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $180,000 ($279.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($29.50)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($3.11)

Prentice government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,259,000 ($1954.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $761,000 ($1181.68)

5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Ashland County, WI  0.45% ($29,778 average AGI)
from Taylor County, WI  0.35% ($24,048)
from Marathon County, WI  0.33% ($29,100)


6.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Taylor County, WI  0.41% ($33,360 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.37% ($24,000)
to Ashland County, WI  0.36% ($35,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prentice:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJQ (810 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TOMAHAWK, WI; Owner: GREGORY A & MARGARUITE S ALBERT)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prentice:

  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Prentice:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)

Prentice fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 2001 06:27 PM, Us-8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1998 02:03 PM, Us-8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 15, 1984 07:20 PM, C, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 14, 1980 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,395
Total average daily truck traffic: 32
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,781

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Prentice)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA9EOJ, Licensee ID: L00845192
    Grant Date: 04/13/2004, Expiration Date: 05/17/2014
    Registrant: Gregory G Krause, N 4298 Englund Rd, Prentice, WI 54556
  • Call Sign: KB9JGB
    Grant Date: 02/08/1995, Expiration Date: 02/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2007
    Registrant: Richard L Riley, Rt 1 Box 92, Prentice, WI 54556


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