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Time Zone: Price County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Phillips is the Seat for Price County.

Price County was founded in 1879. Price was created by taking area from Chippewa and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Price had a population of 14,214 people. This is a decrease of 10.16% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,822 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Price represented 0.29% of the total population of Wisconsin, making it the state's 63rd most populous county (out of 72 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,159-10.51%-0.39% since 2009
200914,214-10.16%-0.91% since 2008
200814,345-9.34%-0.93% since 2007
200015,822The Last Census

More information can be found on the Price County Census Page for Price County.


Below are some of the communities located in Price County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Price County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Park Falls   2,2822,79318.3% decrease  
Worcester   1,5221,71111.05% decrease  
Phillips   1,4851,67511.34% decrease  
Elk   1,0701,1839.55% decrease  
Fifield   88698910.41% decrease  

Websites for Price County

Official Website:   www.co.price.wi.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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