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.
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 (13.37%), management occupations (12.66%), and sales jobs (11.16%).
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Pleasant Prairie has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pleasant Prairie a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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: 34.73% 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.