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Pleasant Prairie is a village in Kenosha County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Pleasant Prairie is 42.524N. The longitude is -87.881W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,091.
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29% of Pleasant Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pleasant Prairie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pleasant Prairie was $26,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Pleasant Prairie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Pleasant Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $790. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,318.
Kenosha County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pleasant Prairie political report.
The average commute time for Pleasant Prairie workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pleasant Prairie between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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