East Prairie, Missouri Population 2022

2,803
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East Prairie is a city located in Mississippi County Missouri. East Prairie has a 2020 population of 2,803. East Prairie is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -10.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,123 in 2010.

The average household income in East Prairie is $35,919 with a poverty rate of 27.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $554 per month, and the median house value is $69,600. The median age in East Prairie is 44.2 years, 44.1 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

East Prairie Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Prairiewas:

  • White: 94.44%
  • Black or African American: 4.46%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of East Prairie, Missouri is 2,803 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,803.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,123.

East Prairie, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83994.44%
Black or African American1344.46%
Two or More Races220.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.37%
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East Prairie Population by Race

East Prairie Population Pyramid $2022

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East Prairie Median Age

44.2


Total

44.1


Male

45.3


Female

East Prairie Adults

There are 2,393 adults, (527 of whom are seniors) in East Prairie.

East Prairie Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

East Prairie Sex Ratio

Female

1,620

53.89%

Male

1,386

46.11%

East Prairie Population by Age

East Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Prairie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female12.6%87.4%
Male34.3%65.7%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
All46%54%
Married72.6%27.4%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Prairie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3882.1446
Married5082.7472.6
Non Family4381.0839.7
Female2612.3112.6
Male1812.7734.3

2.56

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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East Prairie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34316.20%
9th to 12th Grade42219.93%
High School Graduate78036.84%
Some College45521.49%
Associates Degree251.18%
Bachelors Degree743.50%
Graduate Degree180.85%
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East Prairie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0581,29892
Black4843
Native American1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.47%.

East Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,913$36,389$20,950
Less Than 9th Grade$14,250$$14,267
High School Graduate$28,636$34,013$26,549
Some College$24,669$$16,875
Bachelors Degree$43,938$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,913

Average Earnings

$36,389

Average Male

$20,950

Average Female

East Prairie Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Prairie Language by Age

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East Prairie Language

100.00% of East Prairie residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

East Prairie Language

East Prairie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,81170825.19%
Black12712296.06%
OtherNaN%

27.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.45%

Male Poverty Rate

29.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Prairie is Black, with 96.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Prairie is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.97%.

East Prairie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.46%
High School25.07%
Some College18.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

East Prairie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed75.00%
Female Unemployed48.21%
Female Employed24.00%
Male Employed5.03%

East Prairie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Prairie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,000$35,919
Families$28,580$39,912
Married Families$51,023-
Non Families$18,625$25,113
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Income by Household Type

East Prairie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

East Prairie Married by Age and Sex

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East Prairie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Prairie Marital Status by Race

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East Prairie Marital Status

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148

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
First Gulf War51
Second Gulf War30
Korea7
World War II

East Prairie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7442
35 to 5436
55 to 6432
18 to 3420
75+18

East Prairie Veterans by Age

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East Prairie Veterans by Race

East Prairie Veterans by Education

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14.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Prairie Veterans by Education

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43.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

East Prairie Employment by Age

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East Prairie Employment by Race

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East Prairie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.61%

Born in East Prairie

99.53%

Native Born

0.47%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.53% of East Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 78.61% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Prairie Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,803-46-1.61%
20212,849-46-1.59%
20202,895-46-1.56%
20192,941-46-1.54%
20182,987-29-0.96%
20173,016-23-0.76%
20163,039-46-1.49%
20153,085-33-1.06%
20143,11850.16%
20133,113-20-0.64%
20123,133130.42%
20113,120-3-0.10%
20103,123-104-0.33%
20003,227-189-0.57%
19903,416-297-0.83%
19803,7134381.26%
19703,275-174-0.52%
19603,4494161.29%
19503,0330.00%

East Prairie Population by Year