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Prairieton is a township in Christian County, in the Taylorville metro area.
The latitude of Prairieton is 39.611N. The longitude is -89.083W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 492.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prairieton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Christian County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62567 ZIP code.
47% of Prairieton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prairieton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prairieton was $20,861, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Prairieton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prairieton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $261. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $945.
Christian County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prairieton political report.
The average commute time for Prairieton workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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