Pleasant Prairie, WI Population

Population: 16,136. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,551 (+15.0% change)
Males: 8,013 (49.7%), Females: 8,123 (50.3%)

Kenosha County

Zip code: 53158

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $62,856
Median house value: $159,800

Races in Pleasant Prairie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (35.6%), Irish (13.8%), Italian (10.3%), Polish (9.7%), English (7.3%), Norwegian (4.7%).

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 33.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Prairie

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Prairie village

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

4.2% Foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,338 (+36.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Prairie:

  • AURORA MEDICAL CTR KENOSHA (about 2 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WI-KENOSHA (about 4 miles; KENOSHA, WI)
  • UNITED HOSP SYS KENOSHA MED CTR (about 4 miles; KENOSHA, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pleasant Prairie:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 5 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 40 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pleasant Prairie:

  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; Abbreviation: UGN)
  • SYLVANIA (about 13 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; Abbreviation: C89)
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 16 miles; RACINE, WI; Abbreviation: RAC)
Amtrak station near Pleasant Prairie:

  • 12 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Prairie:

  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PARKSIDE (about 15 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 32 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 34 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)

Schools

Public high school in Pleasant Prairie:

  • LAKEVIEW TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY (Students: 238; Location: 9449 88TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Pleasant Prairie:

  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: 3401 SPRINGBROOK ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pleasant Prairie:

  • PLEASANT PRAIRIE EL (Students: 658; Location: 9208 WILMOT RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WHITTIER EL (Students: 564; Location: 8542 COOPER RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PRAIRIE LANE EL (Students: 378; Location: 10717 47TH AVE; Grades: KG – 05)