Prescott, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 4,272 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 2,358  (55.2%)
Females: 1,914  (44.8%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 54021.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $77,893 (it was $52,598 in 2000)
Prescott:

$77,893
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,175 (it was $22,610 in 2000)

Prescott city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $190,313 (it was $130,000 in 2000)
Prescott:

$190,313
WI:

$173,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $600.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Prescott, WI (2010)
    • 4,03494.7%White alone
    • 872.0%Hispanic
    • 791.9%Two or more races
    • 250.6%American Indian alone
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 120.3%Black alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Prescott, Wisconsin as of August 22, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prescott is 706 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Prescott by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.7)
3
(73.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.9)
1
(23.7)
1
(23.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.8)
1
(24.9)
5
(123.2)
4
(99.3)
4
(99.0)
3
(76.3)
9
(210.4)
16
(375.1)
16
(383.0)
11
(260.8)
3
(71.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(706.8)
10
(262.6)
38
(979.6)
16
(397.6)
16
(394.3)
20
(496.4)
14
(346.6)
17
(432.2)
20
(467.6)
12
(281.3)
8
(191.5)
10
(237.1)
9
(213.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
162
(4,241)
72
(1,891)
110
(2,836)
135
(3,355)
112
(2,760)
125
(3,103)
145
(3,590)
104
(2,644)
93
(2,174)
93
(2,180)
50
(1,197)
16
(379.4)
21
(497.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(183.2)
3
(78.8)
4
(103.1)
1
(24.9)
3
(73.9)
1
(24.8)
4
(99.0)
1
(25.4)
2
(46.8)
2
(46.9)
2
(47.9)
1
(23.7)
5
(118.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
2
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.6)254.2121.3203.1208.7235.1180.7215.4153.3221.7185.7187.2152.277.4

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City-data.com crime index in Prescott, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Wisconsin average:

2.18
March 2016 cost of living index in Prescott: 111.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.9%), Norwegian (10.2%), American (9.1%), Irish (8.0%), Czech (4.9%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 2.02 square miles.

Population density: 2,111 people per square mile   (low).

Prescott,WI real estate house value index trend

Prescott, Wisconsin map

168 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This city:

4.0%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,523 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,158 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eagan, MN (19.0 miles , pop. 63,557).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (21.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hastings, MN (1.8 miles ),
Oak Grove, WI (2.2 miles ),
Clifton, WI (2.3 miles ),
Cottage Grove, MN (2.9 miles ),
Vermillion, MN (3.2 miles ),
Afton, MN (3.2 miles ),
Miesville, MN (3.3 miles),
River Falls, WI (3.3 miles )
.

Latitude: 44.75 N, Longitude: 92.79 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Where the Mighty Mississippi Meets the Beautiful St. Croix River

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Prescott, WI in 2016
Distribution of house value in Prescott, WI in 2016
Prescott satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $855,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $379,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $251,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Prescott, WI residents
Average permit cost in Prescott, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Prescott, WI
Historical housing units in Prescott, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +460 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in Prescott, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Prescott, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Prescott, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Prescott, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.4. This is about average.

City:

79.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.419. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.419
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.198. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.198
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00256. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00256
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Prescott-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Prescott city 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 30.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prescott-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from Prescott center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 328.5 miles away from Prescott center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 210.7 miles away from Prescott center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from Prescott center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from Prescott center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prescott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Prescott:

  • RIVERWOOD CENTER (445 NORTH COURT STREET)
  • PRESCOTT NURSING AND REHAB COMMUNITY (1505 ORRIN RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Prescott:

  • AUGUSTANA HEALTH CARE CENTER OF HASTINGS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HASTINGS, MN)
  • HAVEN HOMES HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HASTINGS, MN)
  • REGINA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HASTINGS, MN)
  • HENRY HAGEN RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HASTINGS, MN)
  • DAVITA - COTTAGE GROVE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; COTTAGE GROVE, MN)
  • RIVER FALLS AREA HOSP-KINNIC HOME DIV (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME RIVER FALLS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)

Amtrak station near Prescott:

  • 18 miles: RED WING (LEVEE RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Prescott:

  • 18 miles: Prairie Island 1 and 2 in Red Wing, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 11 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,868)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 14 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 15 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 20 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 21 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Century College (about 23 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 23 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)

Public high school in Prescott:

  • PRESCOTT HIGH (Students: 359, Location: 1220 SAINT CROIX ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Prescott:

Private elementary/middle school in Prescott:

  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 103, Location: 281 DAKOTA ST S, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Prescott

Library in Prescott:

  • PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,644; Location: 800 BORNER ST. N.; 25,799 books; 4,723 e-books; 5,435 audio materials; 2,714 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Prescott Area Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Prescott include: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (B), Joy Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Glen Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Prescott include: Andrea Park (1), Freedom Park (2), Mercord Mill Park (3), Public Square Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • RIDGE TOP BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY BAR AND GRILL INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY VINEYARD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Address: N5496 CTY RD QQ , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NESBITTS NURSERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Prescott in 2000:

  • 50 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Prescott (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Prescott Branch at 1049 N. Campbell Street, branch established on 1944/10/28. 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
  • The First National Bank of River Falls: Prescott Branch at 1151 North Canton Street, branch established on 1993/01/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $264.9 mil, Deposits: $217.0 mil, headquarters in River Falls, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancorp Of River Falls, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Prescott:

Marital status in Prescott, WI
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Prescott:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Prescott
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Prescott, WI (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,31629
Catholic6,7906
Evangelical Protestant3,27520
Other1372
None21,501-
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: 6
Pierce County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Pierce County:

7.29 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

26.7%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.8%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Prescott:

23.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Prescott:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Prescott:

32.6%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Prescott:

58.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prescott, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$30,704$52,6352$6,805
Streets and Highways 7$14,929$25,5930$0
Sewerage 7$7,678$13,1620$0
Water Supply 7$5,688$9,7510$0
Financial Administration 2$6,682$40,0928$2,865
Other Government Administration 1$3,049$36,5880$0
Firefighters 1$5,263$63,15622$3,652
Local Libraries 1$4,490$53,8805$6,390
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,891
Police - Other 0$0 1$529
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,032
Totals for Government 33$78,483$28,53942$23,164

Prescott government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $846,000 ($198.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $250,000 ($58.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $766,000 ($179.31)
    Sewerage: $587,000 ($137.41)
    Regular Highways: $364,000 ($85.21)
    Water Utilities: $327,000 ($76.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($51.97)
    Libraries: $204,000 ($47.75)
    Central Staff Services: $190,000 ($44.48)
    Natural Resources - Other: $190,000 ($44.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000 ($30.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000 ($24.11)
    Health - Other: $87,000 ($20.37)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($19.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $82,000 ($19.19)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($5.15)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($3.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $480,000 ($112.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $56,000 ($13.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.23)

Prescott government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $801,000 ($187.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($57.12)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($16.62)
    Other: $59,000 ($13.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($19.43)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($5.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $118,000 ($27.62)
    Special Assessments: $103,000 ($24.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($12.64)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($11.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($1.64)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $306,000 ($71.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $787,000 ($184.22)
    General Local Government Support: $426,000 ($99.72)
    Other: $134,000 ($31.37)
  • Tax - Property: $2,424,000 ($567.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $55,000 ($12.87)
    Other: $25,000 ($5.85)
    Other License: $9,000 ($2.11)

Prescott government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,359,000 ($2424.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,763,000 ($2285.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,491,000 ($1051.26)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,895,000 ($911.75)

7.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Croix County, WI  2.07% ($46,730 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.62% ($72,714)
from Washington County, MN  0.60% ($67,777)


7.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Croix County, WI  2.27% ($52,925 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  0.50% ($45,076)
to Washington County, MN  0.47% ($54,730)
Businesses in Prescott, WI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry2

Strongest AM radio stations in Prescott:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KDWA (1460 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, MN; Owner: K & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prescott:

  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Prescott:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Prescott fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Prescott fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.3mTotal length
  • 3,200Total average daily traffic
  • 160Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,920Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 800 Borner Street (49402) (Lat: 44.759389 Lon: -92.782667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.5 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: KNKQ441, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility Spectrum LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • James E McDonald, W11947 620th Av (Prescott - 140004349) (Lat: 44.768083 Lon: -92.733889), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Alltel New License Sub, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555
  • James E McDonald, W11947 620th Av (Prescott - 140004349) (Lat: 44.768083 Lon: -92.733889), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Alltel New License Sub, LLC, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 905-8555
  • Jerri L Janjua, W11947 620th Av (Prescott - 140004349) (Lat: 44.768083 Lon: -92.733889), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, , Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Section 17 Township 26 Range 19 (Lat: 44.733056 Lon: -92.704167), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 73.1 m, Registrant: Hilltop Communications Inc, Red W-ing, Phone: (651) 388-1795

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • PRESCOTT, W12304t Hwy 29 (Lat: 44.779139 Lon: -92.756583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WNYJ425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, 151.460 MHz, 154.680 MHz, 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2015, Expiration Date: 11/06/2025, Certifier: Diane Miller, Registrant: Wisconsin State Patrol, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 709-0095, Email:
  • PRESCOTT, W12304t Hwy 29 (Lat: 44.779139 Lon: -92.756583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPPB627,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.135 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: Michael Knoll, Registrant: County Of Pierce, 432 W Main Street, Ellsworth, WI 54011, Phone: (715) 273-5051, Fax: (715) 273-6856, Email:
  • PRESCOTT HBD, Bnsf Ls3 Mp405.00 - Prescott Hbd (Lat: 44.727000 Lon: -92.756472), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.7 m, Overall height: 5.8 m, Call Sign: WNLW722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 06/16/2023, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 231 N. Broad Street (Lat: 44.749111 Lon: -92.802778), Call Sign: WQVZ397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.412 MHz, 457.762 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Certifier: Leana Mann, Registrant: 2-Wayradio Of Minnesota, Inc., 604 E. First St., Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-5279, Fax: (507) 234-5302, Email:
  • Lat: 44.759500 Lon: -92.779611, Call Sign: WQXS235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, 72.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2016, Expiration Date: 05/23/2026, Certifier: Rick Spicuzza, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 54021, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prescott)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Prescott)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$127,0852$153,91514$195,4191$43,6201$122,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$291,5870$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$218,4870$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9605.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$155,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9605.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prescott, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prescott, WI - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
Fire incident types in Prescott, WI

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prescott, WI
Most common first names in Prescott, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2175.5 years
Robert1567.9 years
Charles1476.7 years
William1377.8 years
Helen1281.1 years
Margaret1183.9 years
Raymond1176.8 years
Donald1170.1 years
Mary1078.7 years
Frank981.5 years
Most common last names in Prescott, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2072.5 years
Meier1385.6 years
Peterson1171.8 years
Wolf1074.8 years
Fiedler987.0 years
Hildebrandt973.8 years
Schommer976.4 years
Eichman887.6 years
Filkins883.7 years
Huppert872.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prescott, WI
  • 94.2%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prescott, WI
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas


Prescott compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 35 other airmen in this city.
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