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Prairie Island is a township in Merrick County, in the Grand Island metro area.
The latitude of Prairie Island is 41.140N. The longitude is -97.882W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,657 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 108.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prairie Island was $20,985, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Prairie Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prairie Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $350. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $770.
Merrick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prairie Island political report.
The average commute time for Prairie Island workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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