Prentice, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 626. Estimated population in July 2020: 563 (-10.1% change)
Males: 311 (49.7%), Females: 315 (50.3%)

Price County

Zip code: 54556

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $26,563
Median house value: $56,200

Races in Prentice:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (44.6%), Swedish (16.0%), Irish (7.8%), English (7.2%), Norwegian (6.5%), Polish (6.4%).

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prentice

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prentice village

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prentice:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prentice:

  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 58 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 68 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 69 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prentice:

  • PRENTICE (about 2 miles; PRENTICE, WI; Abbreviation: 5N2)
  • PRICE COUNTY (about 14 miles; PHILLIPS, WI; Abbreviation: PBH)
  • PARK FALLS MUNI (about 30 miles; PARK FALLS, WI; Abbreviation: PKF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prentice:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 87 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 98 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 98 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 119 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 123 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 128 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)

Schools

Public high school in Prentice:

  • PRENTICE HI (Students: 165; Location: 1025 TOWN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Prentice:

  • PRENTICE EL (Students: 165; Location: 1025 TOWN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)