|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Prairie City is 402. Prairie City, Illinois is the 14,085th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Prairie City was in 1990, when its population was 503. In 1990, Prairie City was the 13,029th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,085th largest city in the US. Prairie City is currently 20.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Prairie City has shrunk 12.6% since the year 2000. Prairie City, Illinois's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14079||Harvey Cedars, New Jersey||402||11.6%|
|14080||Jupiter Inlet Colony, Florida||402||8.9%|
|14082||Matewan, West Virginia||402||-18.7%|
|14083||Oak Grove Village, Missouri||402||0.7%|
|14084||Peachland, North Carolina||402||-28.9%|
|14085||Prairie City, Illinois||402||-12.6%|
|14086||South Mountain, Texas||402||-1.9%|
|14091||Glenburn, North Dakota||401||8.0%|
The total voting age population of Prairie City, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 293. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.3% of the residents of Prairie City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Prairie City are 86.4% White, 8.7% Two or more races, 2.8% Black and 2.1% Asian. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Prairie City, 16.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.3%. On a per-household basis, 15.9% of families are below the poverty line in Prairie City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 39.9% of Prairie City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.4% of Prairie City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.6% have a bachelor's degree and 3.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Prairie City residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Prairie City is 10.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Prairie City, 15.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Prairie City is $26,071.
In Prairie City, 87.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 12.3% of housing units in Prairie City.
Of all the housing units in Prairie City, 55.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Prairie City, 13.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Prairie City is $613.
In Prairie City, 62.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.