Prentice, Wisconsin

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Prentice, Wisconsin

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High Points

Prentice strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Prentice Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
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Top 5% trophy Prentice Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Prentice, Wisconsin

Comparing Prentice to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Racial Diversity 6 7
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10

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Prentice Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles NE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Price
Standard Zip Codes 54556
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.546
Longitude -90.286

Prentice Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PRENTICE NO. 2
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 19 F
Apr Temp 27 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 77 F
Oct Temp 36 to 54 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
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Prentice Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 626 100%
Male 311 49.7%
Female 315 50.3%
Under 18 158 25.2%
18+ 468 74.8%
65+ 110 17.6%
Median Age 39.4
Average Family Size 2.91
White 609 97.3%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.1%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.1%

Estimated Prentice Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 563
Growth -63
Growth % -10.1%

Prentice Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.7%
Swedish 13.1%
Finnish 7.3%
Irish 6%
Polish 5.6%
English 5.4%
Norwegian 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
Italian 3.1%
Czech 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
French Canadian 1.6%
US/American 1.5%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
British 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Prentice 626 $46,406
Catawba 149 $28,125
Hawkins 317 $39,250
Kennan 171 $44,250
Phillips 1,675 $38,889
Rib Lake 878 $41,667
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Prentice High Schools (2004)

1025 TOWN ST
Serves 165 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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