Prairie View, Texas Population 2022

8,706
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Prairie View is a city located in Waller County Texas. Prairie View has a 2020 population of 8,706. Prairie View is currently growing at a rate of 3.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,184 in 2010.

The average household income in Prairie View is $35,268 with a poverty rate of 54.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $995 per month, and the median house value is $188,300. The median age in Prairie View is 20.3 years, 20.6 years for males, and 20.2 years for females.

Prairie View Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 91.81%
  • White: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.07%
The current population of Prairie View, Texas is 8,706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,184.

Prairie View, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3485.11%
Black or African American6,25591.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.07%
Asian320.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.29%
Some Other Race681.00%
Two or More Races851.25%
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Prairie View Population by Race

Prairie View Population Pyramid 2022

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Prairie View Median Age

20.5


Total

20.8


Male

20.3


Female

Prairie View Adults

There are 6,409 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Prairie View.

Prairie View Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

2.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie View Sex Ratio

Female

3,691

54.18%

Male

3,122

45.82%

Prairie View Population by Age

Prairie View Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prairie View Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married45.8%54.2%
Female28.5%71.5%
Male27%73%
All18.3%81.7%
Non Family9.3%90.7%

18.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prairie View Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0312.9418.3
Married1533.3345.8
Male632.7527
Female1374.9928.5
Non Family6782.469.3

3.82

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Prairie View Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.74%
9th to 12th Grade504.60%
High School Graduate23321.44%
Some College36233.30%
Associates Degree262.39%
Bachelors Degree31328.79%
Graduate Degree958.74%
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Prairie View Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prairie View Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American555
Black906878384
White11611619
2+ Races2727
Other Race153
Hispanic333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Prairie View Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,075$25,986$17,841
Less Than 9th Grade$18,281$31,719$14,926
High School Graduate$24,773$30,410$16,625
Some College$16,413$$16,685
Bachelors Degree$25,818$26,043$21,061
Graduate Degree$74,167$$

$25,075

Average Earnings

$25,986

Average Male

$17,841

Average Female

Prairie View Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prairie View Language by Age

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Prairie View Language

95.36% of Prairie View residents speak only English, while 4.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Prairie View Language

Prairie View Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1313100.00%
Black2,6881,60059.52%
Multiple432455.81%
White199126.03%
Other10NaN%
Hispanic921010.87%

54.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.88%

Male Poverty Rate

63.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie View

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie View is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie View is Hispanic, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 78.20%.

Prairie View Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.28%
High School15.88%
Some College50.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Prairie View Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed25.49%
Male Unemployed31.31%
Female Employed43.23%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Prairie View Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prairie View Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$16,363$29,362
Families-$62,691
Married Families$83,726-
Non Families$8,452$11,658
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Income by Household Type

Prairie View Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

4.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

5.2%

Male Marriage Rate

4.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie View Married by Age and Sex

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Prairie View Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Prairie View Marital Status by Race

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Prairie View Marital Status

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43

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War4
Vietnam16
Korea
World War II

Prairie View Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 54
55 to 6411
65 to 7416
75+6

Prairie View Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White113.83%
Black260.44%
Islander15.00%
2+ Races56.85%

Prairie View Veterans by Race

Prairie View Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie View Veterans by Education

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42.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie View Employment by Age

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Prairie View Employment by Race

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Prairie View 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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81.42%

Born in Prairie View

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Prairie View residents were born in the United States, with 81.42% having been born in Texas. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Prairie View Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,9930.00%
19904,004110.03%
20004,4104060.97%
20105,5761,1662.37%
20115,8372614.68%
20126,0982614.47%
20136,3592614.28%
20146,6202614.10%
20156,8812613.94%
20167,1422613.79%
20177,4032613.65%
20187,6642613.53%
20197,9252613.41%
20208,1842593.27%
20218,4452613.19%
20228,7062613.09%

Prairie View Population by Year