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Prairie du Chien is 17th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 5,844 129th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.6 99th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,050.5 110th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 5.3% 115th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.6% 108th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.3% 23rd 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.4% 88th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.0% 133rd 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 93.6% 65th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.5% 17th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 75th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.3% 143rd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 81st 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.9% 134th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 139th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 92.8% 54th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 47.6% 139th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.4% 103rd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 2,594 126th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.8% 102nd 25.4% 25.9%
Households 2,349 128th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.2% 76th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $101,700 132nd $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 112th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $20,858 130th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $36,578 137th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.7% 42nd 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Prairie du Chien Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 650 110th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $99,684 105th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,373 57th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $16,829 77th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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