Prairie City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
Comparing Prairie City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||19 miles E of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||142 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||50228|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||9 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||34.4 inches|
|Jan Temp||9 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||33.3 inches|
|Station||DES MOINES AP|
|Jan Temp||12 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||34.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.93|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||13||1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,424|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||6.4%|
|French (except Basque)||2.6%|
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