For population 25 years and over in Prescott:
For population 15 years and over in Prescott city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $867 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (56.9 miles , pop. 92,962).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (70.5 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (382.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Fulton, KS (2.0 miles) , Hume, MO (2.5 miles ), Pleasanton, KS (2.8 miles ), Mound City, KS (2.9 miles ), Stotesbury, MO (3.1 miles) , Mapleton, KS (3.3 miles) , Foster, MO (3.5 miles) , Richards, MO (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 94.70 W
Area code: 913
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-7.0%).
Work and jobs in Prescott: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Prescott, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Prescott-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/28/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Prescott city center .
On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Prescott-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from Prescott center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Linn County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:
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Public elementary/middle school in Prescott:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 15.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.245. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.417. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.8%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.1% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
Prescott compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Prescott (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Prescott (based on Linn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Prescott government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,151 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:
7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,238 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Prescott fatal accident list:
Feb 28, 1991 01:00 AM, Front, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 30, 1985 11:15 PM, R001, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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