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Price County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2021: 14,060 (all rural); it was 15,822 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,644
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,460
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,303
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,225 (it was 1,261 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

32%

Land area: 1253 sq. mi.

Water area: 25.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Price County: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Price County, WI (2021)
    • 12,99293.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3622.6%Two or more races
    • 2972.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1060.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 870.6%Asian alone
    • 520.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 490.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 220.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

52.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.1 years
Males: 7,280  (51.8%)
Females: 6,780  (48.2%)
Average household size:
Price County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,086 ($35,249 in 1999)
This county:

$52,086
Wisconsin:

$67,125

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $524 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $673)
This county:

$524
State:

$792


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $144,360 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Price:

$144,360
Wisconsin:

$230,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,041 - $239,162

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $197,570
Here:

$197,570
State:

$278,533

Townhouses or other attached units: $282,111
Here:

$282,111
State:

$249,542

In 2-unit structures: $132,899
Here:

$132,899
State:

$196,057

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,297
Here:

$148,297
State:

$192,034

Mobile homes: $69,098
Here:

$69,098
State:

$62,067

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,131
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $463

Institutionalized population: 191

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 6
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 4
Price County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 58 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2020: 60 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2019: 53 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2018: 62 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2017: 61 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2015: 51 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2014: 52 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2013: 50 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2010: 48 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2005: 217 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2004: 229 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2003: 193 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2002: 169 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 162 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2000: 173 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1998: 185 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 1997: 139 buildings, average cost: $91,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Price, WI residents
Average permit cost in Price, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,050 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,866 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Price, WI in 2021
Distribution of house value in Price, WI in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Price, WI in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 13.3%
Price County:

13.3%
Wisconsin:

10.8%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for American Indian residents, 75.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 44.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 52.5 years old
(Males: 51.8 years old, Females: 53.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.8 years old, Black residents: 23.4 years old, American Indian residents: 34.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.9 years old, Other race residents: 40.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Price County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Park Falls, Worcester, Phillips, Lake, Elk, Fifield, Ogema, Eisenstein, Prentice, Knox.

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

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Neighboring counties: Dickey County, North Dakota , Lincoln County, Oregon , Dewey County, South Dakota , Harding County, South Dakota , Valley County, Idaho , Perkins County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

2.5%

Unemployment by year in Price, WI
County total employment by year in Price, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Price, WI

Current college students: 388
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 237 (36.5% naturalized citizens)

Price County:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1232010 or later
  • 392000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 56Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.0%

Price County marital status for males Price County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,923
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 136
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 164
  • 10 to 19: 135
  • 20 to 49: 175
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 1,114
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Price County with a mortgage: 2,511 (278 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 232 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 145

Here:

1.4% with mortgage
State:

96.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Price County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5025
Evangelical Protestant2,22420
Mainline Protestant1,4459
Other31
Orthodox--
None5,985-
Price County Religion Details
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.

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%

Agriculture in Price County:

Average size of farms: 218 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,315
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.97%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,940
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,972
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 32.03%
Corn for grain: 1683 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 370 harvested acres
Vegetables: 18 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3 acres

Earthquake activity:

Price County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 75% 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 273.8 miles away from Price County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 165.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from Price County center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: September 02, 2002 to September 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1432: September 10, 2002, FEMA Id: 1432, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 1999 to July 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1284: August 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1284, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Winds, Hail & Rain, Incident Period: August 05, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3048: October 03, 1977, FEMA Id: 3048, Natural disaster type: Wind
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Price County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Price

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,708 (74.7%)
  • Carpooled: 531 (8.4%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 88 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 241 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 572 (9.1%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Micronesia (27%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (7%)
  • India (5%)
  • Other Caribbean (4%)
  • Croatia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Price County


  • German (46%)
  • English (6%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • American (5%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • Czech (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Price County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 165 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Price County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 242 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $54,730.

7.18% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($70,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Wisconsin average:

6.07%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.98% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($50,268 average AGI)
2.20% relocated from other states ($19,959 average AGI)
Price County:

2.20%
Wisconsin average:

2.19%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Taylor County, WI  0.46% ($44,929 average AGI)
from Ashland County, WI  0.36% ($32,091)


5.44% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($50,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Wisconsin average:

6.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.20% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($37,637 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($13,292 average AGI)
Price County:

1.24%
Wisconsin average:

2.22%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Taylor County, WI  0.55% ($27,364 average AGI)
to Ashland County, WI  0.44% ($49,962)
to Marathon County, WI  0.39% ($46,478)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Price County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Price County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Price County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Price County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Price County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Price County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Price County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,396 (2,915 aged, 481 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 156 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Price County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (499)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (165)
  • Unspecified dementia (153)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (118)
  • Congestive heart failure (52)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (25)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,438
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 162
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,258

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,051
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,564

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,060
  • Male householders: 3,409 (1,216 living alone), Female householders: 3,295 (1,130 living alone)
  • 3,282 spouses (3,269 opposite-sex spouses), 547 unmarried partners, (504 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,000 children (2,762 natural, 84 adopted, 154 stepchildren), 121 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 31 parents, 6 foster children, 52 other relatives, 175 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 165

Size of family households: 2,449 2-persons, 636 3-persons, 476 4-persons, 244 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,345 1-person, 355 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

1,601 married couples with children.
760 single-parent households (179 men, 581 women).

97.5% of residents of Price speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,238,000 ($6,165 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,872,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,959,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,496,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $565,000
Federal grants: $20,712,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,207,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,300,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $584,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,702,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,657,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 664
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,036
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -219
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Price County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.15 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Price County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Price County, Wisconsin
  • 12020 or later
  • 6842010 to 2019
  • 1,4452000 to 2009
  • 1,5241990 to 1999
  • 1,1761980 to 1989
  • 1,5441970 to 1979
  • 9381960 to 1969
  • 8921950 to 1959
  • 7331940 to 1949
  • 1,8851939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Price County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Price County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Price County, Wisconsin
  • 171 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 2533 rooms
  • 6584 rooms
  • 1,3045 rooms
  • 1,2516 rooms
  • 6737 rooms
  • 5428 rooms
  • 6239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Price County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Price County, Wisconsin
  • 1091 room
  • 1292 rooms
  • 1663 rooms
  • 3524 rooms
  • 2875 rooms
  • 1676 rooms
  • 1047 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Price County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Price County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Price County, Wisconsin
  • 21no bedroom
  • 2231 bedroom
  • 1,5022 bedrooms
  • 2,5693 bedrooms
  • 8624 bedrooms
  • 1955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Price County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Price County, Wisconsin
  • 123no bedroom
  • 2621 bedroom
  • 5642 bedrooms
  • 2983 bedrooms
  • 804 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Price County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Price County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Price County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 174no vehicle
  • 1,3281 vehicle
  • 2,4422 vehicles
  • 9563 vehicles
  • 2834 vehicles
  • 1915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Price County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Price County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 206no vehicle
  • 7151 vehicle
  • 3092 vehicles
  • 1023 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

91.1% of Price County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Wisconsin.

Price County:

91.1%
State average:

86.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,607
  • Other state: 3,130
  • Northeast: 130
  • Midwest: 2,265
  • South: 396
  • West: 339
Year householders moved into unit in Price County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Price County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 39.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.0%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Wood
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 171
Here:

14.8%
Wisconsin:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

20.4%
Wisconsin:

20.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Price County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $1,422,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,081,000
    Other: $779,000
    Other: $774,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000
    Air Transportation: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $88,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,526,000
    Regular Highways: $2,221,000
    General Public Buildings: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    General Public Buildings: $28,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,588,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,229,000
    Regular Highways: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $2,177,000
    Police Protection: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,947,000
    Health - Other: $1,676,000
    Health - Other: $1,292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $966,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $793,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $789,000
    General - Other: $674,000
    Financial Administration: $666,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    General - Other: $591,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Financial Administration: $520,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Libraries: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $328,000
    Libraries: $301,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Air Transportation: $255,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000
    Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $297,000
    Highways: $161,000
    Other: $7,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,572,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,254,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,243,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $681,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $495,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $176,000
    Sale of Property: $127,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $126,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Rents: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $474,000
    Central Staff Services: $461,000
    Police Protection: $302,000
    Police Protection: $164,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,756,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,708,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,050,000
    Beginning: $800,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,292,000
    Highways: $2,261,000
    Public Welfare: $2,223,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,001,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,001,000
    Other: $912,000
    Health and Hospitals: $782,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $675,000
    Education: $507,000
    Education: $378,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    Property: $7,769,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $997,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $925,000
    Other License: $128,000
    Other License: $107,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Other: $2,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,761,000
    : $6,351,000

Price County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $1,422,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,081,000
    Other: $779,000
    Other: $774,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000
    Air Transportation: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $88,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,526,000
    Regular Highways: $2,221,000
    General Public Buildings: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    General Public Buildings: $28,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,588,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,229,000
    Regular Highways: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $2,177,000
    Police Protection: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,947,000
    Health - Other: $1,676,000
    Health - Other: $1,292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $966,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $793,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $789,000
    General - Other: $674,000
    Financial Administration: $666,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    General - Other: $591,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Financial Administration: $520,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Libraries: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $328,000
    Libraries: $301,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Air Transportation: $255,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000
    Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $297,000
    Highways: $161,000
    Other: $7,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,572,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,254,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,243,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $681,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $495,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $176,000
    Sale of Property: $127,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $126,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Rents: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $474,000
    Central Staff Services: $461,000
    Police Protection: $302,000
    Police Protection: $164,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,756,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,708,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,050,000
    Beginning: $800,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,292,000
    Highways: $2,261,000
    Public Welfare: $2,223,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,001,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,001,000
    Other: $912,000
    Health and Hospitals: $782,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $675,000
    Education: $507,000
    Education: $378,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    Property: $7,769,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $997,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $925,000
    Other License: $128,000
    Other License: $107,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Other: $2,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,761,000
    : $6,351,000

Price County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $1,422,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,081,000
    Other: $779,000
    Other: $774,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000
    Air Transportation: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $88,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,526,000
    Regular Highways: $2,221,000
    General Public Buildings: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    General Public Buildings: $28,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,588,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,229,000
    Regular Highways: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $2,177,000
    Police Protection: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,947,000
    Health - Other: $1,676,000
    Health - Other: $1,292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $966,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $793,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $789,000
    General - Other: $674,000
    Financial Administration: $666,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    General - Other: $591,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Financial Administration: $520,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Libraries: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $328,000
    Libraries: $301,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Air Transportation: $255,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000
    Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $297,000
    Highways: $161,000
    Other: $7,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,572,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,254,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,243,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $681,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $495,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $176,000
    Sale of Property: $127,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $126,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Rents: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $474,000
    Central Staff Services: $461,000
    Police Protection: $302,000
    Police Protection: $164,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,756,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,708,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,050,000
    Beginning: $800,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,292,000
    Highways: $2,261,000
    Public Welfare: $2,223,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,001,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,001,000
    Other: $912,000
    Health and Hospitals: $782,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $675,000
    Education: $507,000
    Education: $378,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    Property: $7,769,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $997,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $925,000
    Other License: $128,000
    Other License: $107,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Other: $2,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,761,000
    : $6,351,000

Price County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $1,422,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,081,000
    Other: $779,000
    Other: $774,000
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000
    Air Transportation: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $88,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,526,000
    Regular Highways: $2,221,000
    General Public Buildings: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    General Public Buildings: $28,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,588,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,229,000
    Regular Highways: $2,460,000
    Police Protection: $2,177,000
    Police Protection: $2,015,000
    Regular Highways: $1,947,000
    Health - Other: $1,676,000
    Health - Other: $1,292,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,184,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000,000
    Central Staff Services: $973,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $966,000
    Correctional Institutions: $905,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $793,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $789,000
    General - Other: $674,000
    Financial Administration: $666,000
    General Public Buildings: $633,000
    General - Other: $591,000
    General Public Buildings: $525,000
    Financial Administration: $520,000
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000
    Libraries: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $328,000
    Libraries: $301,000
    Air Transportation: $258,000
    Air Transportation: $255,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $110,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000
    Interest on Debt: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $297,000
    Highways: $161,000
    Other: $7,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,572,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,254,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,243,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $681,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $495,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $182,000
    Interest Earnings: $176,000
    Sale of Property: $127,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $126,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Rents: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Interest Earnings: $40,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $474,000
    Central Staff Services: $461,000
    Police Protection: $302,000
    Police Protection: $164,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,756,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,708,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,050,000
    Beginning: $800,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,292,000
    Highways: $2,261,000
    Public Welfare: $2,223,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,001,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,001,000
    Other: $912,000
    Health and Hospitals: $782,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $675,000
    Education: $507,000
    Education: $378,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,719,000
    Property: $7,769,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $997,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $925,000
    Other License: $128,000
    Other License: $107,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $64,000
    Other: $2,000
    Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,761,000
    : $6,351,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 277
  • Number of aged recipients: 43
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 234
  • Number of recipients under 18: 23
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 184
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 70
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 147
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 110
Most common first names in Price County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22177.0 years
Frank14878.6 years
Mary14383.9 years
William13877.3 years
George11977.4 years
Anna11585.8 years
Joseph11178.6 years
Charles9178.6 years
Helen8980.6 years
Edward8676.5 years
Most common last names in Price County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8880.9 years
Nelson7181.6 years
Anderson5977.8 years
Peterson5879.9 years
Hilgart4777.9 years
Carlson4281.7 years
Olson3078.8 years
Miller3079.0 years
Smith2678.0 years
Schmidt2575.5 years
Businesses in Price County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
FedEx2RadioShack1
Ford1Super 82
H&R Block2True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS1