Pleasant Prairie is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 20,762 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Prairie is the 39th largest community in Wisconsin.
Pleasant Prairie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.37%), management occupations (12.66%), and sales jobs (11.16%).
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pleasant Prairie is worth considering.
The citizens of Pleasant Prairie are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.73% of adults in Pleasant Prairie have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Prairie in 2010 was $37,751, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,004 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Prairie include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Prairie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.