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Prairie du Chien is a town in Crawford County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Prairie du Chien. For links to other places called Prairie du Chien, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Prairie du Chien is 43.072N. The longitude is -91.107W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,076.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prairie du Chien demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crawford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54626 ZIP code.
35% of Prairie du Chien residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prairie du Chien ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prairie du Chien was $19,762, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Prairie du Chien residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prairie du Chien, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $879.
Crawford County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prairie du Chien political report.
The average commute time for Prairie du Chien workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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