Prairie du Rocher, Randolph County, Illinois

Prairie du Rocher: City in Illinois, United States of America

About

Prairie du Rocher is a city located in the county of Randolph in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 604 and a population density of 1,060 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 548 inhabitants.

The city was created 300 years ago in 1721.

Quick Facts about Prairie du Rocher

Population : 548 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Randolph County
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 0.57 km2
Altitude : 394 feet / 120 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1722 (300 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:54:15 (16th August 2022)
Postal code : 62277
Density : 961 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.22% (2010-2020)

Geography

Prairie du Rocher is located at 38°4'59"N 90°5'45"W (38.0831100, -90.0959500).

Prairie du Rocher map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Prairie du Rocher decreased by 10.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 604 - census
2011 600 -0.67% estimation process
2012 593 -1.18% estimation process
2013 590 -0.51% estimation process
2014 583 -1.2% estimation process
2015 577 -1.04% estimation process
2016 572 -0.87% estimation process
2017 569 -0.53% estimation process
2018 566 -0.53% estimation process
2019 558 -1.43% estimation process
2020 548 -1.82% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 55,417
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 53,106
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 56,999
April 1, 2010 Population : 53,104
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.6%
People over 65 (%) : 9.7%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 60.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 7.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 1.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 54.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 25.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,184
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.9%

Prairie du Rocher zip code is 62277. County name: Randolph, County fips: 17157

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $330,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,944
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $497
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,083
2015-2019 Households : 16,138
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 43,641
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 166,032
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 234,884
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,337
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,868
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,734
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,592
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,645
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,678
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,613
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 881
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 183
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,345
2010 population per square mile : 2,831.5
2010 land area in square miles : 18.76

People born in Prairie du Rocher (1)

American politician (1848-1933) Henry C. Hansbrough was born in Prairie du Rocher

Schools in Prairie du Rocher

College & universities near Prairie du Rocher, IL

Code Name City ZIP
417442 Career Center of Southern Illinois Red Bud (IL) 62278
483911 Creative Touch Cosmetology School Waterloo (IL) 62298-1609
178217 Mineral Area College Park Hills (MO) 63601-1000
177676 Jefferson College Hillsboro (MO) 63050-2440
143215 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville (IL) 62221-5899

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prairie du Rocher, IL

Code Name Address Type
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Prairie du Rocher

Post Office Name City ZIP
Prairie Du Rocher Post Office Prairie Du Rocher (IL) 62277

Other cities in Randolph County

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City Name Population Title
Bremen 106,197 Precinct in Randolph County
Campton 11,063 Township in Kane County, Illinois
Chester 8,145 City in Illinois
Randolph 4,394 City in Illinois, United States
Sparta 4,202 City in Randolph County, Illinois
Red Bud 3,442 City in Randolph County, Illinois, United States
Steeleville 1,890 Village in Illinois, United States
Eden 1,358 Unincorporated settlement in Randolph County in southern Illinois, USA
Preston 1,203 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Percy 910 City in Illinois, United States of America
Coulterville 880 City in Illinois, United States of America
Tilden 827 Town in Illinois, United States
Evansville 631 Village in Illinois
Blair 602 Place in Illinois, United States
Ellis Grove 345 City in Illinois, United States of America
Baldwin 335 Village in Randolph County, Illinois, United States