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Prairie City is a city in Jasper County, in the Newton metro area.
The latitude of Prairie City is 41.599N. The longitude is -93.235W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,371.
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24% of Prairie City residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prairie City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prairie City was $19,864, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Prairie City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Prairie City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $887.
Libraries in Prairie City include Prairie City Public Library ... View libraries
Jasper County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prairie City political report.
The average commute time for Prairie City workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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