Prairie du Chien demographics profile

StatisticPrairie du ChienWisconsinNational
Population density (sq mi)9888791
Median age47.339.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Speak English98%91%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
Prairie du Chien, WI has a population of 5,771 and is the 5,898th largest city in the United States. The population density is 988 per sq mi which is 1029% higher than the Wisconsin average and 990% higher than the national average. The median age in Prairie du Chien is 47 which is approximately 21% higher than the Wisconsin average of 39. In Prairie du Chien, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 73% of Prairie du Chien residents were born in Wisconsin, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Prairie du Chien is 1029% higher than Wisconsin.
  • The median age in Prairie du Chien is 21% higher than Wisconsin.
  • In Prairie du Chien 93.62% of the population is White.
  • In Prairie du Chien 4.30% of the population is African American.
  • In Prairie du Chien 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Prairie du Chien population breakdown by race

RacePrairie du ChienWisconsinNational
African American4.30%6.29%12.63%
American Indian0.71%0.89%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race1.09%2.19%3.06%
Other race0.28%1.83%4.75%
In Prairie du Chien, 1.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Prairie du Chien age breakdown

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Source: The Prairie du Chien, WI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).