Nationwide Claims to Fame

Prairie View is 33rd out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Statewide Claims to Fame

Prairie View is 1st in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Prairie View is 2nd in Texas out of 389 other cities in Female residents

Prairie View is 14th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Income below poverty line

Prairie View, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 5,786 310th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.2 256th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 773 328th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 2.1% 388th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 7.3% 388th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 4.6% 376th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.5% 154th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.9% 68th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Race - White 4.9% 389th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 88.6% 1st 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 376th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 334th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 355th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 234th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.7% 361st 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 2.6% 377th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Female residents 55.3% 2nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.2% 162nd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Housing units 1,128 387th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.4% 23rd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,494 376th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 29.9% 383rd 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $109,100 179th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.9 141st 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Prairie View Rank Texas US
Income per capita $12,991 355th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $27,061 364th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 40.3% 14th 17.0% 14.3%

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