Prairie City demographics profile

StatisticPrairie CityIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,5925591
Median age37.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Prairie City, IA has a population of 1,973 and is the 11,096th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,592 per sq mi which is 2814% higher than the Iowa average and 1657% higher than the national average. The median age in Prairie City is 38 which is approximately 1% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Prairie City, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 84% of Prairie City residents were born in Iowa, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Prairie City is 2814% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Prairie City is 1% lower than Iowa.
  • In Prairie City 97.87% of the population is White.
  • In Prairie City 0.46% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Prairie City 0.15% of the population is Asian.

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Prairie City population breakdown by race

RacePrairie CityIowaNational
Black or African American0.46%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.42%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.10%1.27%4.75%
In Prairie City, 0.9% 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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Source: The Prairie City, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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