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Prairie Creek is a township in Vigo County, in the Terre Haute metro area.
The latitude of Prairie Creek is 39.275N. The longitude is -87.497W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 489 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,220.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prairie Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vigo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47850 ZIP code.
18% of Prairie Creek residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prairie Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prairie Creek was $15,395, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Prairie Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prairie Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Vigo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prairie Creek political report.
The average commute time for Prairie Creek workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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