East Prairie, Missouri Population 2023

2,874

East Prairie is a city located in Mississippi County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 2,874, it is the 202nd largest city in Missouri and the 9076th largest city in the United States.East Prairie is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -2.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,943 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, East Prairie has a population density of 2,299 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Prairie is $35,919 with a poverty rate of 28.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Prairie is 48.1 years, 42 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

East Prairie Demographics

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

  • White: 92.85%
  • Black or African American: 4.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of East Prairie, Missouri is 2,874 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,943.

East Prairie, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Prairie Population by Race

East Prairie Population Pyramid 2023

East Prairie Median Age

48.1

Total

42

Male

51.1

Female

East Prairie Adults

There are 2,350 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in East Prairie.

East Prairie Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

East Prairie Sex Ratio

Female1,57952.99%
Male1,40147.01%

East Prairie Population by Age

East Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.48

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Prairie Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Prairie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.77%.

East Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$29,900

Average Earnings

$42,171

Average Male

$21,689

Average Female

East Prairie Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Prairie Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Prairie Language

100% of East Prairie residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

East Prairie Language

East Prairie Poverty by Race

rate

28.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.22%

Male Poverty Rate

23.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Prairie is Black, with 390.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Prairie is White, with 24.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.52%.

East Prairie Poverty

East Prairie Poverty Rate by Education

East Prairie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Prairie Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Prairie Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

East Prairie Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Prairie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Prairie Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Prairie Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

178

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

East Prairie Veterans by War

East Prairie Veterans by Age

count

East Prairie Veterans by Race

East Prairie Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Prairie Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Prairie Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Prairie Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Prairie Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.12%

Born in East Prairie

100.65%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.65% of East Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 80.12% having been born in Missouri. 0% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

East Prairie Population by Year