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Population (year 2000): 22,072. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,454 (-2.8% change)
Males: 10,142 (45.9%), Females: 11,930 (54.1%)

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Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $58,685 (year 2000)
Median house value: $140,000 (year 2000)

Prairie Village, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Prairie Village:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (20.2%), English (19.6%), United States (6.4%), French (4.4%), Scottish (3.9%).

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Land area: 6.2 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Prairie Village

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prairie Village city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

3.1% Foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,259 (-5.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Park, KS Overland (4.6 miles pop. 149,080).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (8.2 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (452.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hills, KS (2.2 miles Mission KS (2.2 miles Countryside, KS (2.4 miles Fairway, KS (2.8 miles Mission, Park, KS (3.1 miles Roeland Mission Woods, KS (3.4 miles) , KS (3.6 miles Westwood, Hills, KS (3.8 miles Westwood


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $390,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $427,900
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $520,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $418,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $419,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $496,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $512,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $490,400

Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 94.64 W


Prairie Village, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.7%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,146 (-18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,670 (14.7%)


 

Crime in Prairie Village by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 0 4
    per 100,000 9.1 0.0 18.1
Robberies 14 4 3
    per 100,000 63.4 18.1 13.6
Assaults 10 21 7
    per 100,000 45.3 95.1 31.7
Burglaries 102 75 41
    per 100,000 462.1 339.8 185.8
Thefts 275 233 199
    per 100,000 1245.9 1055.6 901.6
Auto thefts 31 12 20
    per 100,000 140.4 54.4 90.6
125.1 94.8 74.0


Average climate in Prairie Village, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prairie Village-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Prairie Village city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Prairie Village:
  • ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 4 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • SHAWNEE MISSION MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; SHAWNEE MISSION, KS)
  • CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL SOUTH (about 4 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prairie Village:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 10 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 21 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 57 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prairie Village:
  • HILLSIDE (about 13 miles; STILWELL, KS; ID: 63K)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 13 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: OJC)
  • CEDAR AIR PARK (about 18 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: 51K)

Amtrak stations near Prairie Village:
  • 8 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.). Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: LEE'S SUMMIT (220 S. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 43 $186,078 $51,928 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $37,618 $41,037 12 $4,357
Judicial and Legal 3 $9,144 $36,576 6 $3,686
Streets and Highways 26 $77,346 $35,698 1 $489
Other Government Administration 13 $47,475 $43,823 1 $125
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   1 $800
Financial Administration 2 $8,001 $48,006 1 $325
Totals for Government 98 $365,662 $44,774 22 $9,782


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prairie Village:
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 6 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 6 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 4,180)

Notable locations in Prairie Village: Corinth Square (A), Homestead Country Club (B), Meadow Lake Country Club (C), Meadowbrook Country Club (D), Somerset Plaza (E), Southgate Financial Center (F).

Shopping Centers: Trailwood Shopping Center (1), Highland Village Shopping Center (2), Nall Hills Shopping Center (3).

Church in Prairie Village: Hillcrest Church (A).

Cemetery: Highland Cemetery (1).

Parks in Prairie Village include: Windsor Park (1), Prairie View Park (2).


Prairie Village compared to Kansas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Prairie Village:
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KPRT (1590 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prairie Village:
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Prairie Village:
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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