Prairie View, TexasPrairie View
is a city located in Waller County, Texas
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 4,410.
Geography\nPrairie View is located at 30°4'56" North, 95°59'30" West (30.082131, -95.991788)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 18.7 km²
). 18.7 km² (7.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 4,410 people, 694 households, and 360 families residing in the city. The population density
is 235.8/km² (611.0/mi²). There are 834 housing units at an average density of 44.6/km² (115.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 3.47% White, 93.51% African American
, 0.18% Native American
, 0.43% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 2.65% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 694 households out of which 21.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.1% are married couples living together, 15.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 48.0% are non-families. 32.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.21.
In the city the population is spread out with 9.1% under the age of 18, 68.2% from 18 to 24, 10.3% from 25 to 44, 6.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 21 years. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $24,805, and the median income for a family is $36,071. Males have a median income of $25,882 versus $21,161 for females. The per capita income for the city is $8,219. 24.4% of the population and 13.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.2% are under the age of 18 and 14.9% are 65 or older.