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Rankings & Recognition

General Statistics

  • Population -- 21,447
  • 6.7 square miles
  • 114.4 miles of streets
  • 2,165 Street Lights
  • 64 acres of parks
  • Over 1,500 licensed businesses

Prairie Village People

Demographics of Prairie Village according to the 2010 Census and the 2006 Strategic Investment Plan:

  • 12.2% of residents are between 35 and 44 years of age
  • 17.9% of residents are 65 years and older
  • Median age of residents is 41
  • Only 27% of households have school aged children 
  • 22% of the population is composed of school aged children
  • 34% of residents live alone
  • 81% of the housing units are owner-occupied
  • Average household size in the City is 2.18 persons
  • Per capita disposable income is $80,715
  • 98% of the adults have a high school diploma
  • 62% of the adults have a college degree
  • 22% of adults have a graduate degree
  • Residents primarily work in the service sector
  • More than 11,000 residents travel outside of the City to their jobs

Discover more at http://factfinder2.census.gov and http://2010.census.gov/2010census/popmap/.

Value of Your Prairie Village Tax Dollars (Average Prairie Village Home)

In 2011, on average a homeowner will pay $37.25 each month for City services. The table below illustrates how this amount is divided among various city programs per month.

 

Public Safety

$13.41 

Public Works

$12.67 

Community Development 

$4.84 

Administration 

$3.72 

Parks & Recreation

$1.49 

Municipal Court

$1.12