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New census data shows slight declines for Prairie Village, Fairway, Mission Hills populations
Data from the 2010 census released by the federal government last week shows that Prairie Village, Fairway and Mission Hills saw slight population losses between 2000 and 2010.
Prairie Village lost 625 residents over the ten year period, dropping from 22,072 to 21,447, or 2.8 percent. Fairway’s population declined from 3,952 to 3,882, or 1.7 percent. Mission Hills’ population fell from 3,593 to 3,498, or 2.6 percent.
As a couple points of comparison:
- Mission’s population fell from 9,727 to 9,323, or 4.1 percent
- Overland Park’s population grew from 149,080 to 173,372, or 16.3 percent.
The data also reveals current housing occupancy rates. In Prairie Village 456 of the city’s 10,227 housing units were unoccupied at the time of the census. In Fairway, the rate was 84 of 1,833. In Mission Hills, the rate was 73 of 1,326.
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