Prairie City, Illinois Population 2022

413
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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.

Prairie City Demographics

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

  • White: 74.39%
  • Two or more races: 20.49%
  • Asian: 2.68%
  • Black or African American: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Prairie City, Illinois is 413 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 407.

Prairie City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30574.39%
Black or African American102.44%
Asian112.68%
Two or More Races8420.49%
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Prairie City Population by Race

Prairie City Population Pyramid 2022

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Prairie City Median Age

43


Total

39.6


Male

44.2


Female

Prairie City Adults

There are 308 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Prairie City.

Prairie City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie City Sex Ratio

Female

222

54.15%

Male

188

45.85%

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
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
All86.7%13.3%
Non Family77.6%22.4%

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prairie City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1352.8186.7
Married753.8390.7
Male24.5100
Female93.33100
Non Family491.0877.6

3.77

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Prairie City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.75%
9th to 12th Grade3111.61%
High School Graduate12747.57%
Some College4918.35%
Associates Degree2810.49%
Bachelors Degree134.87%
Graduate Degree176.37%
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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
Asian11119
Black773
White24621618
Hispanic3

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 81.82%.

Prairie City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,938$43,750$25,577
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$22,917$38,125$14,861
Some College$35,417$43,333$26,750
Bachelors Degree$47,500$$46,875
Graduate Degree$73,333$$

$30,938

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$25,577

Average Female

Prairie City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairie City Language by Age

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Prairie City Language

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.

Prairie City Language

Prairie City Poverty by Race

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8.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.23%

Male Poverty Rate

7.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie City

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%.

Prairie City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School15.45%
Some College2.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Prairie City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Prairie City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairie City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,625$44,337
Families$41,250$51,927
Married Families$51,250-
Non Families$16,750$27,518
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Income by Household Type

Prairie City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Prairie City Marital Status by Race

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Prairie City Marital Status

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33

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War15
Vietnam11
Korea2
World War II

Prairie City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5417
55 to 643
65 to 7411
75+2

Prairie City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White249.34%
Asian981.82%

Prairie City Veterans by Race

Prairie City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie City Veterans by Education

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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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79.51%

Born in Prairie City

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Prairie City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103790.00%
201138230.79%
201238530.79%
201338830.78%
201439130.77%
201539430.77%
201639730.76%
201740030.76%
201840330.75%
201940630.74%
202040710.25%
202141030.74%
202241330.73%

Prairie City Population by Year