Star Prairie, Wisconsin

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Star Prairie, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Star Prairie Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Star Prairie People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Star Prairie, Wisconsin

Comparing Star Prairie 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Racial Diversity 4 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Age of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 5
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 3
Affordability of Rents 3 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Star Prairie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 32 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 54026
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.19
Longitude -92.52

Star Prairie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AMERY
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 31.7 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
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Star Prairie Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 574 100%
Male 285 49.7%
Female 289 50.3%
Under 18 161 28%
18+ 413 72%
65+ 49 8.5%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.28
White 561 97.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 12 2.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Star Prairie Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 641
Growth 67
Growth % 11.7%

Star Prairie 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 35%
Norwegian 25.5%
Swedish 11.9%
Irish 6.7%
English 4.5%
Ukrainian 3.1%
US/American 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
French Canadian 1.9%
Danish 1.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
British 1%
Czech 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Star Prairie 574 $49,000
Amery 2,845 $40,568
Clear Lake 1,051 $44,219
Deer Park 227 $54,583
New Richmond 6,310 $52,422
Osceola 2,421 $45,846
Somerset 1,556 $47,426
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