Prairie City, Illinois Population 2021

345
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Prairie City is a city located in McDonough County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 345, it is the 980th largest city in Illinois and the 14809th largest city in the United States . Prairie City is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -8.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 379 in 2010. Prairie City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Prairie City has a population density of 342 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prairie City is $35,221 with a poverty rate of 16.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $60,400. The median age in Prairie City is 44.9 years, 44.9 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Prairie City Demographics

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

  • White: 86.38%
  • Two or more races: 8.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Asian: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Prairie City, Illinois is 345 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 351.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 379.

Prairie City, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33686.38%
Two or More Races348.74%
Black or African American112.83%
Asian82.06%
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Prairie City Population by Race

Prairie City Population Pyramid $2021

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Prairie City Median Age

44.9


Total

44.9


Male

44.8


Female

Prairie City Adults

There are 293 adults, (110 of whom are seniors) in Prairie City.

Prairie City Age Dependency

112.6

Age Dependency Ratio

60.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie City Sex Ratio

Female

192

49.36%

Male

197

50.64%

Prairie City Population by Age

Prairie City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prairie City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family75%25%
All87.7%12.3%
Married95.5%4.5%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prairie City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1382.6187.7
Married663.4595.5
Non Family561.0575
Female154.4100
Male17100

3.65

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Prairie City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.59%
9th to 12th Grade4617.04%
High School Graduate12345.56%
Some College4617.04%
Associates Degree145.19%
Bachelors Degree248.89%
Graduate Degree103.70%
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Prairie City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairie City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25320326
Asian886
Hispanic52
Black442

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Prairie City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,042$36,042$24,583
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$18,750$
High School Graduate$21,875$$23,750
Some College$26,250$39,375$25,357
Bachelors Degree$42,500$51,250$
Graduate Degree$70,417$$

$26,042

Average Earnings

$36,042

Average Male

$24,583

Average Female

Prairie City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairie City Language by Age

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Prairie City Language

99.17% of Prairie City residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Prairie City Language

Prairie City Poverty by Race

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16.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie City is White, with 20.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie City is White, with 20.48% 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 1.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.62%.

Prairie City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.50%
High School25.23%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Prairie City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed1.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Prairie City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairie City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,071$35,221
Families$37,083$43,156
Married Families$40,000-
Non Families$14,167$20,579
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Income by Household Type

Prairie City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie City Married by Age and Sex

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Prairie City 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.

Prairie City Marital Status by Race

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Prairie City Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
First Gulf War10
Korea7
Second Gulf War1
World War II

Prairie City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
35 to 548
75+7
55 to 643
18 to 34

Prairie City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White269.59%
Asian675.00%

Prairie City Veterans by Race

Prairie City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie City Veterans by Education

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39.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.8%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie City Employment by Age

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Prairie City Employment by Race

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Prairie City 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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78.41%

Born in Prairie City

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Prairie City residents were born in the United States, with 78.41% 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.

Prairie City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021345-3-0.86%
2020348-3-0.85%
2019351-3-0.85%
2018354-5-1.39%
2017359-6-1.64%
2016365-4-1.08%
2015369-2-0.54%
2014371-6-1.59%
2013377-2-0.53%
20123790.00%
2011379-1-0.26%
20103800.00%

Prairie City Population by Year