East Prairie, Missouri Population 2020

2,980

East Prairie is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 2,980, it is the 188th largest city in Missouri and the 6258th largest city in the United States. East Prairie is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -6.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,176 in 2010. East Prairie reached it's highest population of 3,713 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, East Prairie has a population density of 2,384 people per square mile.

The average household income in East Prairie is $35,537 with a poverty rate of 29.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $532 per month, and the median house value is $66,500. The median age in East Prairie is 35.1 years, 31.8 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.

East Prairie Demographics

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

  • White: 92.57%
  • Black or African American: 5.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of East Prairie, Missouri is 2,980, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,176.

East Prairie, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86692.57%
Black or African American1695.46%
Two or More Races521.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.29%

East Prairie Population Pyramid 2020

East Prairie Median Age

35.1


Total

31.8


Male

42.6


Female

East Prairie Adults

There are 2,307 adults, (490 of whom are seniors) in East Prairie.

East Prairie Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

East Prairie Sex Ratio

Female

1,634

52.78%

Male

1,462

47.22%

East Prairie Households and Families

East Prairie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Prairie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Male33.8%66.2%
Female29.2%70.8%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3022.3550.1
Married4953.1870.7
Non Family4321.143.1
Female2332.529.2
Male1423.0433.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Prairie Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34417.65%
9th to 12th Grade40220.63%
High School Graduate62131.86%
Some College37319.14%
Associates Degree231.18%
Bachelors Degree1447.39%
Graduate Degree422.15%

East Prairie Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8411,144186
Black5350
Hispanic39
Native American99
Multiple Races7

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 10.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,018$32,969$17,438
Less Than High School$16,506$28,654$15,353
High School Grad$32,083$34,766$26,797
Some College$19,034$$15,744
Bachelors Degree$37,667$$
Graduate Degree$21,786$$

$24,018

Average Earnings

$32,969

Average Male

$17,438

Average Female

East Prairie Language

East Prairie Language by Age

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 Poverty

East Prairie Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,67167325.20%
Black16115898.14%
Hispanic1675633.53%
Multiple521834.62%

29.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.05%

Male Poverty Rate

33.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Prairie

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Prairie is Black, with 98.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Prairie is White, with 25.20% 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 39.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.36%.

Name Poverty
Some College32.62%
Less Than High School30.83%
High School24.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.00%
Female Unemployed47.50%
Female Employed28.21%
Male Employed0.00%

East Prairie Income

East Prairie Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,261$35,537
Families$32,763$41,849
Married Families$46,661-
Non Families$15,259$21,194

East Prairie Marital Status

East Prairie Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

East Prairie Married by Age and Sex

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

East Prairie Veterans

125

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War22
Korea7
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7435
55 to 6428
35 to 5426
18 to 3422
75+14

$East Prairie Veterans by Education

6.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Prairie Employment Status

48%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

East Prairie Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.84%

Born in Missouri

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.61% of East Prairie residents were born in the United States, with 73.84% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,980-23-0.77%
20193,003-23-0.76%
20183,026-42-1.37%
20173,068-23-0.74%
20163,091-45-1.43%
20153,136-34-1.07%
20143,17020.06%
20133,168-20-0.63%
20123,188130.41%
20113,175-3-0.09%
20103,178-49-0.15%
20003,227-189-0.57%
19903,416-297-0.83%
19803,7134381.26%
19703,275-174-0.52%
19603,4494161.29%
19503,0330.00%