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About Prairie Township

Prairie Township is a suburb in the Michigan City Metro Area and in the LaPorte County. It has a population of 386 and a population density of 16, which is 83% below the national average. It has a median age of 61, which is 21 years above the Michigan City Metro median age and 22 years above the national average.


Prairie Township has a median home value of $301,700, which is 26% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,500 is 31% above the metro average rent and 28% below the national average rent. The average household income in Prairie Township is $53,691 , which is 19% below the Metro average household income and 28% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Prairie Township is 5. Prairie Township also has a crime index 61 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.


$301,700Median Home Value
$223,325 Michigan City Metro Area
$1,500Median Rent
$1,038 Michigan City Metro Area
4 /10 - 5 /10
School Rating
61
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
2 hr 49 mins To Michigan City Metro Area

Prairie Township Zip Code

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Prairie Township's population is made up of 7% married, 50% single, 41% divorced and 1% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 86%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 14%. Homeowners make up 100% of the population in Prairie Township.

386Population
111,675 Michigan City Metro Area
16Population Density
  • 52% Male
  • 48% Female
61 Median Age
40 Michigan City Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Prairie Township is $30,172. The Median Household Income is $53,691 and the Prairie Township Unemployment Rate is 3%.

$30,172Income Per Capita
$34,999 Michigan City Metro Area
$53,691Median Household Income
$66,659 Michigan City Metro Area
36% Poverty Rate
16% Michigan City Metro Area
3% Unemployment Rate
6% Michigan City Metro Area
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Amenities in Prairie Township
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$301,700Median Home Value
$223,325 Michigan City Metro Area
$1,500Median Rent
$1,038 Michigan City Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Michigan City Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
None
Home Owners
100%
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4 /10 - 5 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Prairie Township

Tri-Township Cons School Corp School District
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309 School Drive, Wanatah, IN, 46390
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North Judson-San Pierre Sch Corp School District
4
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809 West Talmer Avenue, North Judson, IN, 46366
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Oregon-Davis School Corp School District
3
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5860 North 750 East, Hamlet, IN, 46532
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K-6
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2 hr 49 mins
Michigan City Metro Area
Commute To
Chicago Midway International Airport
1 hr 37 mins
North Township, IN
1 hr
Albert G Lane Technical College Preparatory High School
1 hr 22 mins
Indiana University South Bend
1 hr 12 mins
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Prairie Township crime index is 61 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Prairie Township.

61
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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