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People

Total Population 3,178
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,138
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $26,914
% Above Poverty Level 63.6%
% Below Poverty Level 36.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $426
Median House Value $63,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 15%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

East Prairie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Mississippi
Standard Zip Codes 63845
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.779
Longitude -89.385

East Prairie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHARLESTON
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station CAIRO 3 N
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station BARDWELL 2 E
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anniston 215 $42,841
Bertrand 807 $38,125
Charleston 5,877 $31,875
Diehlstadt 184 $26,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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East Prairie High Schools

EAST PRAIRIE HIGH
304 E WALNUT
573-649-3564
Serves 301 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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