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By Joe Block 

Prairie du Sac grows young adult population

Village is named as one of the State's gainers and maintainers


July 19, 2018

The Village Board of Prairie du Sac learned they were one of several cities in Wisconsin named as gaining and maintaining young people in communities at their meeting July 10.

In a research project supported by a USDA grant, UW-Extension and UW-Madison members researched which communities retained and grew their population of people aged 20-39 years old. The project began with 1800+ communities and towns, assembled census data from 1990-2010, and calculated gainers—where there was an absolute growth of the young adult population—and maintainers—where there was a higher total percent o...

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