Prairie City employment information

IndexPrairie CityOregonNational
Income per capita$16,764$27,173$28,555
Median household income$31,116$50,521$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,625$66,256$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,250$31,756$33,219
Median earnings male$25,625$32,599$36,116
Median earnings female$10,179$22,655$25,692
Unemployment rate11.3%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level17.9%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Prairie City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prairie City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prairie City is 93% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prairie City is 15% higher than the national average.

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Prairie City median earnings by income bracket

Prairie City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.9%9.7%
Manufacturing sector25.0%23.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%12.5%
Public administration3.6%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.0%49.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Canyon City, OR800$36,69131%
John Day, OR1,663$32,61439%
Prairie City, OR887$31,11642%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lemannville, LA887$29,79244%
Henning, TN887$19,94363%
Castalia, OH887$50,7815%
Pomeroy, IA887$37,76829%
Lebo, KS887$47,75011%
Prairie City, OR887$31,11642%
Source: The Prairie City, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.