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Population in 2012: 259 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 

Males: 118  (45.9%)
Females: 141  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  49.8 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66767.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,457 (it was $23,462 in 2000)
Prescott:

$26,457
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,237

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,341 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Prescott:

$45,341
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,717; Detached houses: $47,975; Mobile homes: $54,547

Median gross rent in 2012: $761.

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  • White alone - 242 (91.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (3.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prescott: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.8%), United States (17.1%), Irish (14.9%), English (13.4%), Dutch (3.7%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,116 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Prescott:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 18.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prescott city:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $871 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $720 (2.2%)

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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

Prescott household income distribution Prescott home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-7.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Wholesale trade (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Religious workers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (56%)
  • Registered nurses (17%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (17%)
  • Financial managers (11%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospital/medical center in Prescott:

  • PRESCOTT COUNTRY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 301 E MILLER ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Prescott:

  • PLEASANT VIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PLEASANTON, KS)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CENTER OF MOUND CITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUND CITY, KS)
  • ARKHAVEN AT FORT SCOTT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT SCOTT, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:

  • Pittsburg State University (about 47 miles; Pittsburg, KS; Full-time enrollment: 6,143)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 60 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 61 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 68 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 68 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • University of Kansas (about 69 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • University of Central Missouri (about 71 miles; Warrensburg, MO; FT enrollment: 7,698)

Public elementary/middle school in Prescott:

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Library in Prescott:

  • PRESCOTT CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,947; Location: 174 W. 3RD; 5,005 books; 8 e-books; 17 audio materials; 40 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Prescott: Linn County Rural Fire District 1 Station 960 (A), Prescott City Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Prescott include: Prescott United Methodist Church (A), Prescott Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  SO2 NO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.8. This is about average.
City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 15.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

24.5
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.
City:

0.245
U.S.:

0.464
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.
City:

0.417
U.S.:

2.433
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.
City:

1.39
U.S.:

9.39
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.
City:

9.13
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.8%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 63.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prescott, KS

35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000

Prescott compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Prescott (2011 data):

  • Prescott State Bank: at 283 East Main St, branch established on 1904/09/26. Info updated 2007/03/15: Bank assets: $14.7 mil, Deposits: $11.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Southeast Kansas Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Prescott travel time to work - commute


Prescott mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Prescott city (based on Linn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.85%
Here37.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents25.2%23.6%15.2%10.5%3.6%
Congregations23.1%15.4%11.5%7.7%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.6%3.3%3.3%3.2%8.4%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%23.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Linn County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Linn County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.5%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Linn County:

12.8%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,428$17,1361$797
Sewerage 0$0 2$742
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,594
Electric Power 1$2,391$28,6920$0
Totals for Government 2$3,819$22,9144$3,133

Prescott government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $111,000 ($428.57)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($339.77)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($285.71)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($173.75)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($61.78)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($3.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($46.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $185,000 ($714.29)

Prescott government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($61.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($7.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($30.89)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $140,000 ($540.54)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($135.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($208.49)
    Highways: $9,000 ($34.75)
    General Support: $7,000 ($27.03)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($69.50)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($11.58)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.86)

Prescott government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $193,000 ($745.17)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $27,000 ($104.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $190,000 ($733.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($115.83)

Prescott government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $162,000 ($625.48)

7.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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:
from Johnson County, KS  1.56% ($35,642 average AGI)
from Miami County, KS  1.33% ($38,578)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.47% ($39,250)


7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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:
to Johnson County, KS  1.62% ($27,255 average AGI)
to Miami County, KS  1.21% ($37,780)
to Bourbon County, KS  0.71% ($27,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prescott:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prescott:

  • KOMB (103.9 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: FORT SCOTT BROADCCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVCY (104.7 FM; FORT SCOTT, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBZI (100.7 FM; DEERFIELD, MO; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS INC)
  • KNMO-FM (97.5 FM; NEVADA, MO; Owner: HARBIT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

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
  • Edward G Roach, Linn County (Lat: 38.108972 Lon: -94.716611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Linn County (Lat: 38.108972 Lon: -94.716611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Linn County (Lat: 38.108972 Lon: -94.716611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Robert L Robeski, Linn County (Lat: 38.108972 Lon: -94.716611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Linn County (Lat: 38.108972 Lon: -94.716611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Linn County (Lat: 38.108972 Lon: -94.716611), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi N & 1/2 E Of Old 69 Hwy (Lat: 38.108361 Lon: -94.691917), Call Sign: KNDW355
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/1997, Expiration Date: 11/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2003
    Registrant: Jim Shoemaker, Rr 1 Box 116a, Prescott, KS 66767, Phone: (913) 471-4644

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7ZOP, Licensee ID: L00314029
    Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 11/06/2017, Certifier: David L Johanning
    Registrant: David L Johanning, 2298 Scott Rd, Prescott, KS 66767

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8168X , Serial Number: 17248668, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Reported Sale, Po Box 116, Prescott, KS 66767


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Prescott


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Most common first names in Prescott, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1172.7 years
Mary880.0 years
John871.9 years
Charles777.8 years
James777.7 years
Harry583.2 years
George582.8 years
Esther483.5 years
Margaret486.7 years
Fred479.7 years
Most common last names in Prescott, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holmes1381.4 years
Phillips660.8 years
Johnson689.1 years
Allen589.4 years
Rowley589.4 years
Miller587.6 years
Smith481.0 years
Mcintyre488.5 years
Rose490.2 years
Sutherland479.0 years

Prescott on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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