|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of East Prairie is 2,954. East Prairie, Missouri is the 6,313th largest city in the US.
The peak population of East Prairie was in 1990, when its population was 3,528. In 1990, East Prairie was the 5,035th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,313th largest city in the US. East Prairie is currently 16.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
East Prairie has shrunk 7.2% since the year 2000. East Prairie, Missouri's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6309||North Catasauqua, Pennsylvania||2,962||5.4%|
|6313||East Prairie, Missouri||2,954||-7.2%|
|6314||Polk City, Florida||2,954||79.7%|
|6318||Fort Branch, Indiana||2,947||11.9%|
The total voting age population of East Prairie, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,393. The voting age population is 43.8% male and 56.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.5% of the residents of East Prairie are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of East Prairie are 94.4% White, 4.5% Black, 0.7% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian.
In East Prairie, 27.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.1%. On a per-household basis, 27.3% of families are below the poverty line in East Prairie.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.1% of East Prairie residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 63.9% of East Prairie residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.3% have a bachelor's degree and 0.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among East Prairie residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in East Prairie is 9.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In East Prairie, 13.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in East Prairie is $25,000.
In East Prairie, 46.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.0% of housing units in East Prairie.
Of all the housing units in East Prairie, 4.5% of them were build before 1940.
In East Prairie, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in East Prairie is $554.
In East Prairie, 63.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.