Pleasant Prairie is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 20,726 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Prairie is the 39th largest community in Wisconsin.
Pleasant Prairie real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Pleasant Prairie house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pleasant Prairie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Prairie is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Prairie who work in office and administrative support (13.68%), sales jobs (13.49%), and management occupations (13.07%).
The population of Pleasant Prairie is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.33% of adults in Pleasant Prairie have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Prairie in 2010 was $34,799, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,196 for a family of four. However, Pleasant Prairie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pleasant Prairie is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Pleasant Prairie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant Prairie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Prairie include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.