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People

Total Population 4,212
Male Share of the Population 55.8%
Female Share of the Population 44.2%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,426
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,423
% Above Poverty Level 93.4%
% Below Poverty Level 6.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.2%
Median Gross Rent $845
Median House Value $185,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Prescott Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles E of Eagan, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Pierce
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 54021
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.748
Longitude -92.801

Prescott Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HASTINGS DAM 2
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station RED WING DAM 3
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station ELLSWORTH 1 E
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Prescott, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Oak Grove (54021)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ellsworth 3,227 $65,603
Hudson 13,194 $77,912
North Hudson 3,807 $92,611
River Falls 15,103 $72,538
Roberts 1,645 $73,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Prescott Public Libraries

Library
Prescott Public Library
800 BORNER ST. N.
Prescott, Wisconsin
(715) 262-5555
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Prescott High Schools

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1220 SAINT CROIX ST
715-262-5010
Serves 600 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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