Prairie Home, Missouri

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SW of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Cooper
Standard Zip Codes 65068
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.813
Longitude -92.59

Prairie Home Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
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Prairie Home Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 220 100%
Male 104 47.3%
Female 116 52.7%
Under 18 54 24.5%
18+ 166 75.5%
65+ 53 24.1%
Median Age 43.2
Average Family Size 2.82
White 211 95.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 3.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 1.4%

Estimated Prairie Home Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 225
Growth 5
Growth % 2.3%

Prairie Home Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.5%
US/American 24.1%
English 16.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
Polish 8.6%
Irish 6.8%
Swedish 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Prairie Home, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gouch Mill (65068)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Prairie Home 220 $37,250
Boonville 8,202 $40,294
Bunceton 348 $33,750
California 4,005 $39,221
Clarksburg 375 $37,292
Jamestown 382 $41,389
Rocheport 208 $45,156
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Prairie Home High Schools (2004)

301 HWY 87
Serves 77 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.8

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