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People

Total Population 813
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 25.5%
Employed Population 16+ 294
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,324
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $807
Median House Value $101,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.9%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 13.8%

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

Prairie City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 122 miles S of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 97869
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.463
Longitude -118.708

Prairie City 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 JOHN DAY
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 48 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 65 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 36 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 40 to 82 F
Oct Temp 25 to 62 F
Annual Precip 21.1 inches
Station LONG CREEK
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 45 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 16.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
John Day 1,717 $49,605
Mount Vernon 625 $34,130

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

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Prairie City High Schools

PRAIRIE CITY SCHOOL
541-820-3314
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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