East Prairie Mississippi County, Missouri

East Prairie: City in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States

About

East Prairie is a city located in the county of Mississippi in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,176 and a population density of 948 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,924 inhabitants.

The city was created 141 years ago in 1880.

East Prairie Quick Facts

Population : 2,924 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Mississippi County
Postal code : 63845
Area : 3.35 km2
Altitude : 305 feet / 93 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1881 (141 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 05:33:02 (19th January 2022)
Density : 873 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.62% (2010-2020)
Weather : 43℉ Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain 7-days weather
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Location of East Prairie on Missouri map.
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Geography

East Prairie is located at 36°46'47"N 89°23'8"W (36.7797800, -89.3856300).

East Prairie map

Weather

East Prairie forecast: A slight chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy. Low around 43, with temperatures rising to around 45 overnight. South wind 6 to 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of East Prairie decreased by 8.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,176 - census
2011 3,120 -1.79% estimation process
2012 3,133 0.41% estimation process
2013 3,113 -0.64% estimation process
2014 3,118 0.16% estimation process
2015 3,085 -1.07% estimation process
2016 3,039 -1.51% estimation process
2017 3,016 -0.76% estimation process
2018 2,987 -0.97% estimation process
2019 2,941 -1.56% estimation process
2020 2,924 -0.58% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 429,021
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 398,590
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 439,882
April 1, 2010 Population : 398,552
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.3%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 50.6%
White only, percent : 83.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 5.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 22,125
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 169,967

East Prairie zip code is 63845. County name: Mississippi, County fips: 29133

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 169,967
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $266,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,733
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $581
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,174
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2,165
2015-2019 Households : 161,488
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.59
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 762,132
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,679,569
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 17,442,945
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 6,485,623
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,010
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $86,036
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $41,552
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 10,702
2019 total employment : 183,470
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 9,921,780
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 30,500
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 36,935
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 20,104
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,400
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,207
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 31,341
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,489
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 31,752
2010 population per square mile : 709.0
2010 land area in square miles : 562.17

People born in East Prairie (2)

People born in East Prairie, including FBI agent; conservative political activist Dan Smoot, baseball player Orlin Collier, .

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Schools in East Prairie

College & universities near East Prairie, MO

Code Name City ZIP
179238 Sikeston Career and Technology Center Sikeston (MO) 63801-3347

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Prairie, MO

Code Name Address Type
FTN Fulton 21 Newton Rd. RAIL
NBN Newbern–Dyersburg 108 Jefferson St RAIL
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near East Prairie

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Prair Post Office East Prairie (MO) 63845

Other cities in Mississippi County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mississippi County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Charleston 5,015 City in Missouri
Bertrand 747 City in the U.
Wyatt 281 City in Missouri, United States
Anniston 207 Town in Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
Wilson City 110 Human settlement in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

East Prairie distances to largest Missouri cities