For population 25 years and over in Prescott:
For population 15 years and over in Prescott city:
26 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $309 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (83.0 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (95.0 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (208.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Emmet, AR (2.7 miles ), Perrytown, AR (3.4 miles ), Blevins, AR (3.5 miles ), Okolona, AR (3.7 miles) , Cale, AR (3.8 miles) , Oakhaven, AR (3.8 miles) , Whelen Springs, AR (3.9 miles) , Hope, AR (3.9 miles ).
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Latitude: 33.80 N, Longitude: 93.38 W
Area code: 870
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Prescott detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -124 (-3.3%).
Work and jobs in Prescott: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Prescott, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Prescott-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Prescott city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Prescott-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from Prescott center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Prescott center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Floyd Robinson - Baseball player, John C. Munn - Soilder, Chuck Tompkins - Major League Baseball player, Danny Walters - Football player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.9%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Prescott city (based on Nevada County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,442 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,855 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Prescott fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Prescott)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Prescott, AR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prescott)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.