Prairie Du Rocher, IL Population

Population: 613. Estimated population in July 2020: 589 (-3.9% change)
Males: 275 (44.9%), Females: 338 (55.1%)

Randolph County

Zip code: 62277

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $35,795
Median house value: $59,900

Races in Prairie du Rocher:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (36.2%), French (31.2%), Irish (13.4%), United States (7.0%), English (3.1%), Italian (2.9%).

Elevation: 396 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Map of Prairie Du Rocher, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prairie du Rocher

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prairie du Rocher village

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+3.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prairie du Rocher:

  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; RED BUD, IL)
  • STE GENEVIEVE COUNTY MEM HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; SAINTE GENEVIEVE, MO)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; CHESTER, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prairie du Rocher:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 36 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 49 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
  • SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS (about 55 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: SUS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Prairie du Rocher:

  • FESTUS MEML (about 22 miles; FESTUS, MO; Abbreviation: FES)
  • PERRYVILLE MUNI (about 23 miles; PERRYVILLE, MO; Abbreviation: K02)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 28 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prairie du Rocher:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 33 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • JEFFERSON COLLEGE (about 35 miles; HILLSBORO, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,568)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 39 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 39 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,252)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MERAMEC (about 41 miles; KIRKWOOD, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,507)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)

Public primary/middle school in Prairie du Rocher:

  • PRAIRIE DU ROCHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 714 MIDDLE STREET; Grades: PK – 08)

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