For population 25 years and over in Prairie City:
For population 15 years and over in Prairie City city:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,103 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (122.6 miles , pop. 54,693).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (205.8 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (717.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: John Day, OR (3.5 miles ), Canyon City, OR (3.6 miles ), Mount Vernon, OR (4.5 miles ), Greenhorn, OR (4.5 miles) , Unity, OR (5.1 miles) , Seneca, OR (5.1 miles ), Hereford, OR (5.1 miles) , Long Creek, OR (5.1 miles ).
Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 118.71 W
Area code: 541
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Crime rate in Prairie City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-3.3%).
Work and jobs in Prairie City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Prairie City, Oregon
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Prairie City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oregon state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/30/2000 at 19:10:23, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/27/1994 at 03:35:53, a magnitude 4.0 (3.6 ML, 4.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Prairie City center
On 3/22/1997 at 06:05:34, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 0.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/1/2000 at 00:11:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1998 at 01:48:46, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.7 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Prairie City center
On 3/3/1999 at 08:25:03, a magnitude 3.5 (2.7 MB, 3.5 ML, 3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
46 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in other group homes in 2000
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Banks with branches in Prairie City (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Prairie City city (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Prairie City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,990 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,925 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $272,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,435
Total average daily truck traffic: 476
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,492
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3