Prairie City, OR Profile: Facts & Data

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Prairie City, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Prairie City had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2018. Prairie City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prairie City is located at latitude 44.4611 and longitude -118.7094 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prairie City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,543 feet.

The City of Prairie City (GNIS ID: 2411484) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Prairie City is located within Prairie City Division of Grant County.


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Prairie City, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 855
Population in Households 833
Population in Familes 663
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 862
Diversity Index3 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,237
Average Household Income $44,651
Per Capita Income $20,474

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $150,904
Average Home Value $242,260
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.74% -0.78%
Households -0.84% -0.87%
Families -0.43% -0.99%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Prairie City, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairie City to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 223 41st
Population Density # 213 44th
Diversity Index # 333 12th
Median Household Income # 371 2nd
Per Capita Income # 331 13th

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