Prairie Grove, Arkansas Population 2024

7,995

Prairie Grove is a city located in Washington County Arkansas. Prairie Grove has a 2024 population of 7,995. Prairie Grove is currently growing at a rate of 2.5% annually and its population has increased by 12.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,134 in 2020.

The average household income in Prairie Grove is $67,798 with a poverty rate of 14.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Prairie Grove is 38.4 years, 38.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Prairie Grove Demographics

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

  • White: 81.25%
  • Two or more races: 13.9%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Native American: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
861.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.07% (861)
The current population of Prairie Grove, Arkansas is 7,995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,134.

Prairie Grove, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,79481.25%
Two or more races99113.9%
Asian1311.84%
Native American931.3%
Black or African American821.15%
Other race400.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Prairie Grove Population by Race

Prairie Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Prairie Grove Median Age

38.4

Total

38.2

Male

38.4

Female

Prairie Grove Adults

There are 5,268 adults, (1,234 of whom are seniors) in Prairie Grove.

Prairie Grove Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie Grove Sex Ratio

Female3,71952.15%
Male3,41247.85%

Prairie Grove Population by Age

Prairie Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7272.6165.234.8
Married1,5363.1379.520.5
Non Family7421.0850.549.5
Female4193.4338.261.8
Male302.376.723.3
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3.16

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prairie Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Prairie Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairie Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Prairie Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,323

Average Earnings

$46,711

Average Male

$37,882

Average Female

Prairie Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairie Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prairie Grove Language

98.45% of Prairie Grove residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Prairie Grove Language

Prairie Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple99147247.63%
White5,7163886.79%
Asian13110479.39%
Other4040100%
Hispanic1384028.99%
Native931617.2%
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14.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.96%

Male Poverty Rate

13.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie Grove is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie Grove is White, with 6.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.63%.

Prairie Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.28%
High School19.44%
Some College12.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%
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Prairie Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.67%
Male Unemployed37.3%
Female Employed9.86%
Male Employed1.06%
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Prairie Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairie Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prairie Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Prairie Grove 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 Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prairie Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

672

Number of Veterans

637

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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Prairie Grove Veterans by War

count

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Prairie Grove Veterans by Age

count

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Prairie Grove Veterans by Race

Prairie Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prairie Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prairie Grove 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

51.58%

Born in Prairie Grove

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Prairie Grove residents were born in the United States, with 51.58% having been born in Arkansas. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prairie Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,9701952.22%
20288,7751952.27%
20278,5801952.33%
20268,3851952.38%
20258,1901952.44%
20247,9951952.5%
20237,8001952.56%
20227,6051952.63%
20217,4102763.87%
20207,1343705.47%
20196,7644617.31%
20186,30357410.02%
20175,7293686.86%
20165,3612003.88%
20155,1611983.99%
20144,9631252.58%
20134,8381252.65%
20124,7131052.28%
20114,6081423.18%
20104,4661,92675.83%
20002,540
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Prairie Grove Population by Year