Prairie Village, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Prairie Village, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Prairie Village had a population of 22,553 as of July 1, 2017. Prairie Village ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prairie Village is located at latitude 38.9868 and longitude -94.6362 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prairie Village (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Prairie Village (GNIS ID: 485644) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prairie Village population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Prairie Village, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,553
Daytime Population: Workers 7,165
Daytime Population: Residents 10,633
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,798
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 22,390
Population in Familes 17,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 3,636
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $86,126
Average Household Income $111,573
Per Capita Income $50,843


Total Housing Units 10,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,205 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,055 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $232,817
Average Home Value $296,355


Total Households 10,260
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 5,992
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.86%
Households 0.68% 0.84%
Families 0.41% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Prairie Village, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairie Village to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 97th
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 326 51st
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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