South Prairie, Washington

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South Prairie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SE of Federal Way, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
P.O. Box Zip Codes 98385
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.139
Longitude -122.096

South Prairie Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BUCKLEY 1 NE
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station PALMER 3 ESE
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 51 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 86.8 inches
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South Prairie Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 382 100%
Male 199 52.1%
Female 183 47.9%
Under 18 126 33%
18+ 256 67%
65+ 27 7.1%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.4
White 359 94%
African-American 4 1%
Asian 5 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 2.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.8%

Estimated South Prairie Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 438
Growth 56
Growth % 14.7%

South Prairie 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 34.6%
Irish 15.1%
English 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
Italian 5.9%
Norwegian 4.7%
European 4.1%
Scottish 2.4%
Dutch 2.4%
US/American 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Polish 1.8%
Austrian 1.2%
British 1.2%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
South Prairie 382 $56,250
Bonney Lake 9,687 $62,644
Buckley 4,145 $54,900
Carbonado 621 $55,909
Enumclaw 11,116 $56,270
Orting 3,760 $55,335
Wilkeson 395 $46,875
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