East Prairie demographics profile

StatisticEast PrairieMissouriNational
Population density (sq mi)2,4378691
Median age33.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Speak English100%94%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%
East Prairie, MO has a population of 3,151 and is the 8,565th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,437 per sq mi which is 2721% higher than the Missouri average and 2590% higher than the national average. The median age in East Prairie is 34 which is approximately 13% lower than the Missouri average of 38. In East Prairie, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 74% of East Prairie residents were born in Missouri, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in East Prairie is 2721% higher than Missouri.
  • The median age in East Prairie is 13% lower than Missouri.
  • In East Prairie 97.52% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In East Prairie 0.41% of the population is African American.
  • In East Prairie 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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East Prairie population breakdown by race

RaceEast PrairieMissouriNational
African American0.41%11.58%12.63%
American Indian0.29%0.42%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.11%0.18%
Mixed race1.56%2.44%3.06%
Other race0.22%1.13%4.75%
In East Prairie, 5.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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East Prairie age breakdown

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Source: The East Prairie, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).