Prairie City 88 Exceptional
Prairie City Livability #42 ranked city in Iowa#558 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

D- Prairie City Amenities Not many amenities close to this location
B+ Prairie City Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Iowa
Prairie City
8713% less expensive than the US average
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Prairie City cost of living
A+ Prairie City Crime Total crime is 88% lower than Iowa
Total crime
23091% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 43591% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-70%Year over year crime is down
Prairie City crime
C Prairie City Employment Household income is 12% higher than Iowa
Median household income
$60,97810% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,3528% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%60% lower than the US average
Prairie City employment
A Prairie City Housing Home value is 7% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$124,10033% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$77718% lower than the US average
Home ownership
73%15% higher than the US average
Prairie City real estate or Prairie City rentals
A+ Prairie City Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Iowa
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
82%67% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
11:130% lower than the US average
Prairie City K-12 schools
N/A Prairie City User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Prairie City
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      Prairie City transportation information

      StatisticPrairie CityIowaNational
      Average one way commute27min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.7%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.2%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.1%4.5%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Prairie City, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).