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Prentice is a village in Price County.

One tradition says the community was named after Alexander Prentice, first postmaster; another says it is named after an early surveyor, Jackson Prentice.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Prentice. For links to other places called Prentice, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Prentice is 45.546N. The longitude is -90.286W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,539 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 590.


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Median household income
Local
$26,563
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Prentice demographic reports
Prentice is on the Jump River.
Local festivals include:
  • Progress Days - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Prentice web sites and events links in the sections below.

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35% of Prentice residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prentice ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prentice was $16,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Prentice residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Prentice, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.


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Price County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prentice political report.

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The average commute time for Prentice workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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