Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Population 2021

21,380
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Pleasant Prairie is a city located in Kenosha County Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 21,380, it is the 37th largest city in Wisconsin and the 1756th largest city in the United States . Pleasant Prairie is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 8.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,719 in 2010. Pleasant Prairie reached it's highest population of 21,380 in 2021. Spanning over 34 miles, Pleasant Prairie has a population density of 641 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pleasant Prairie is $102,977 with a poverty rate of 6.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,064 per month, and the median house value is $231,200. The median age in Pleasant Prairie is 44.8 years, 44.9 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Pleasant Prairie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pleasant Prairie was:

  • White: 91.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin is 21,380 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,861.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,719.

Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,09191.64%
Two or More Races5952.86%
Some Other Race4172.00%
Black or African American3381.62%
Asian3371.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.03%
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Pleasant Prairie Population by Race

Pleasant Prairie Population Pyramid $2021

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Pleasant Prairie Median Age

44.8


Total

44.9


Male

44.6


Female

Pleasant Prairie Adults

There are 16,438 adults, (3,320 of whom are seniors) in Pleasant Prairie.

Pleasant Prairie Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasant Prairie Sex Ratio

Female

10,676

51.25%

Male

10,156

48.75%

Pleasant Prairie Population by Age

Pleasant Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pleasant Prairie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family69.9%30.1%
Female57.2%42.8%
Male56%44%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasant Prairie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9082.6183.2
Married4,7593.1294.3
Non Family2,3191.2769.9
Female4983.1257.2
Male3323.8356

3.07

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Pleasant Prairie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3722.49%
9th to 12th Grade7134.78%
High School Graduate3,81625.57%
Some College3,21021.51%
Associates Degree1,84812.38%
Bachelors Degree3,29422.07%
Graduate Degree1,67111.20%
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Pleasant Prairie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasant Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,35412,5244,634
Hispanic900679132
Asian284284117
Other Race25611256
Black23420966
2+ Races20120153
Native American3627

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.20%.

Pleasant Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,766$63,698$38,464
Less Than 9th Grade$45,281$47,270$12,600
High School Graduate$38,022$45,904$25,435
Some College$45,948$58,378$30,867
Bachelors Degree$67,321$78,813$56,875
Graduate Degree$77,143$101,810$62,741

$53,766

Average Earnings

$63,698

Average Male

$38,464

Average Female

Pleasant Prairie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasant Prairie Language by Age

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Pleasant Prairie Language

89.81% of Pleasant Prairie residents speak only English, while 10.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Pleasant Prairie Language

Pleasant Prairie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2261,1036.05%
Hispanic1,49822214.82%
Multiple595589.75%
Other3985413.57%
Black3063611.76%
Asian337339.79%

6.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.05%

Male Poverty Rate

7.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasant Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Prairie is Hispanic, with 14.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasant Prairie is White, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.74%.

Pleasant Prairie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.54%
High School9.10%
Some College5.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%

Pleasant Prairie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.62%
Female Employed4.08%
Male Employed1.98%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pleasant Prairie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pleasant Prairie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,687$102,977
Families$106,673$119,901
Married Families$119,145-
Non Families$46,916$57,588
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Income by Household Type

Pleasant Prairie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasant Prairie Married by Age and Sex

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Pleasant Prairie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pleasant Prairie Marital Status by Race

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Pleasant Prairie Marital Status

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1,260

Number of Veterans

1,177

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam424
First Gulf War363
Second Gulf War242
Korea67
World War II16

Pleasant Prairie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54468
65 to 74256
55 to 64218
75+209
18 to 34109

Pleasant Prairie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1667.62%
Black4215.16%
2+ Races2812.96%
Asian248.45%

Pleasant Prairie Veterans by Race

Pleasant Prairie Veterans by Education

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1.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasant Prairie Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasant Prairie Employment by Age

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Pleasant Prairie Employment by Race

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Pleasant Prairie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.03%

Born in Pleasant Prairie

93.61%

Native Born

6.39%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

3.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.61% of Pleasant Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 54.03% having been born in Wisconsin. 2.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pleasant Prairie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,3801730.82%
202021,2071730.82%
201921,0341730.83%
201820,8611200.58%
201720,741-1-0.00%
201620,742490.24%
201520,6932881.41%
201420,4052561.27%
201320,1491950.98%
201219,9541100.55%
201119,844900.46%
201019,7543,6182.04%
200016,1364,1753.04%
199011,9610.00%

Pleasant Prairie Population by Year