Prescott, WI Population

Population: 3,764. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,009 (+6.5% change)
Males: 1,871 (49.7%), Females: 1,893 (50.3%)

Pierce County

Zip code: 54021

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $52,598
Median house value: $132,200

Races in Prescott:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (47.4%), Norwegian (16.4%), Irish (10.6%), Swedish (7.1%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.7%).

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prescott

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prescott city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +460 (+13.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prescott:

  • REGINA MEDICAL COMPLEX (about 6 miles; HASTINGS, MN)
  • RIVER FALLS AREA HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • HEALTHEAST WOODWINDS HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; WOODBURY, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prescott:

  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 31 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 63 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 91 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prescott:

  • WIPLINE (about 15 miles; INVER GROVE HGTS, MN; Abbreviation: 09Y)
  • LAKE ELMO (about 17 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Abbreviation: 21D)
  • SOUTH ST PAUL MUNI-RICHARD E FLEMING FLD (about 17 miles; SOUTH ST PAUL, MN; Abbreviation: SGS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 15 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,475)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • BROWN INSTITUTE LTD (about 26 miles; MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,171)
  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,587)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 29 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,652)

Schools

Public high school in Prescott:

  • PRESCOTT HI (Students: 600; Location: 1220 SAINT CROIX ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Prescott:

  • MALONE EL (Students: 548; Location: 505 CAMPBELL ST N; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PRESCOTT MID (Location: 1220 SAINT CROIX ST; Grades: N – N )
Private primary/middle school in Prescott:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 281 DAKOTA ST SOUTH; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Prescott:

  • PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $146,616; Location: 800 BORNER ST. N.; 22,193 books; 984 audio materials; 1,452 video materials; 53 serial subscriptions)