Prairie View, TX Population

Population: 4,410. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,658 (+5.6% change)
Males: 2,069 (46.9%), Females: 2,341 (53.1%)

Waller County

Zip code: 77446

Median resident age: 20.8 years
Median household income: $24,805
Median house value: $69,200

Races in Prairie View:

  • Black (93.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.1%), West Indian (1.3%).

Land area: 7.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prairie View

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.3%
  • Unemployed: 58.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prairie View city

  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 33.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

3.5% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.0% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +401 (+10.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prairie View:

  • BELLVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BELLVILLE, TX)
  • GRIMES ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 21 miles; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; KATY, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prairie View:

  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 43 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 59 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prairie View:

  • MIKESKA FIELD (about 15 miles; BROOKSHIRE, TX; Abbreviation: 12R)
  • GRAWUNDER FIELD (about 20 miles; BELLVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 06R)
  • NAVASOTA MUNI (about 21 miles; NAVASOTA, TX; Abbreviation: 60R)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Prairie View:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,823; Location: PO BOX 519; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Prairie View:

  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,933)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • RICE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,158)

 

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