Prairie City is a city located in McDonough County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 413, it is the 968th largest city in Illinois and the 20287th largest city in the United States. Prairie City is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 407 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Prairie City has a population density of 410 people per square mile.
The average household income in Prairie City is $35,221 with a poverty rate of 8.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $68,800. The median age in Prairie City is 44.9 years, 44.9 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prairie Citywas:
97.64% of Prairie City residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie City is White, with 12.78% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie City 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 1.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.14%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Prairie City
99.27% of Prairie City residents were born in the United States, with 79.51% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.