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Prairieton is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The latitude of Prairieton is 39.37N. The longitude is -87.474W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 459 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,300.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prairieton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo 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 47802 ZIP code.
23% of Prairieton residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,343, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% 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 $396. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $655.
Vigo 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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