Prescott, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 262 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 130  (49.8%)
Females: 132  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48756.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,068 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Prescott:

$42,068
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,126 (it was $11,014 in 2000)

Prescott village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,288 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Prescott:

$56,288
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,363; Detached houses: $66,551; Mobile homes: $13,781
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    • 24893.2%White alone
    • 103.8%Hispanic
    • 83.0%Two or more races

Races in Prescott detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Prescott: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.1%), Irish (13.2%), United States (12.3%), English (7.3%), Italian (5.0%), Scottish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

Prescott,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Prescott:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prescott village:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Prescott, Michigan as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Prescott to the number of sex offenders is 8 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,112 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $673 (1.6%)

Prescott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (53.4 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (131.6 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Skidway Lake, MI (2.3 miles ), Whittemore, MI (2.6 miles ), Turner, MI (2.8 miles) , Twining, MI (2.9 miles) , Omer, MI (3.3 miles ), Sterling, MI (3.5 miles ), Standish, MI (3.8 miles ), Au Gres, MI (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.19 N, Longitude: 83.93 W

Area code: 989

Prescott household income distribution Prescott home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-9.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Prescott: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Prescott, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Prescott-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/30/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Prescott village center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1991, a category F3 tornado 9.7 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prescott-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 258.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from Prescott center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from Prescott center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 414.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ogemaw County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prescott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Prescott:

  • MEDILODGE OF STERLING, L L C (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STERLING, MI)
  • SAINT MARY'S STANDISH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; STANDISH, MI)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; STANDISH, MI)
  • BORTZ HEALTH CARE OF WEST BRANCH (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST BRANCH, MI)
  • WEST BRANCH GERIATRIC VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEST BRANCH, MI)
  • LEELIN HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WEST BRANCH, MI)
  • HOSPICE OF HELPING HANDS INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WEST BRANCH, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:

  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 43 miles; Midland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 44 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 45 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 45 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Central Michigan University (about 60 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 83 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)
  • Mott Community College (about 83 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 7,394)

Public elementary/middle school in Prescott:

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Notable location: Ogemaw East Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Prescott: Judson Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ogemaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prescott and their reported violations in the past:

PRESCOTT CLINIC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prescott that have no violations reported:

  • NESTER CREEK CONV. STORE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCGREGOR'S COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THREE COUNTY CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KEN'S CAR WASH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JUDSON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THAYER'S FAMILY RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S & L DISCOUNT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARDWOOD LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKIDWAY LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. STEPHENS CATH. CHURCH/HALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.8%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Prescott compared to Michigan state average:

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

Banks with branches in Prescott (2011 data):

  • Firstbank - West Branch: Prescott Branch at 211 Harrison Street, branch established on 2006/06/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.5 mil, Deposits: $202.2 mil, headquarters in West Branch, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Corporation
  • Citizens Bank: Skidway Lake Branch at 2070 Greenwood Road, branch established on 1970/07/09. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Michigan average:

11.0

Prescott travel time to work - commute Prescott mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

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Religion statistics for Prescott village (based on Ogemaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8393
Evangelical Protestant2,57620
Mainline Protestant1,1016
Other3064
None14,877-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Ogemaw County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Ogemaw County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Ogemaw County:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ogemaw County:

29.7%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$166
Other Government Administration 0$0 13$341
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,499
Totals for Government 0$0 17$3,006

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $44,000 ($167.94)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($167.94)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($30.53)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($22.90)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($19.08)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($7.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $18,000 ($68.70)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($22.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($19.08)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($137.40)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($11.45)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.63)
    Rents: $2,000 ($7.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($179.39)
    General Support: $28,000 ($106.87)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($49.62)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($423.66)

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Arenac County, MI  0.64% ($17,673 average AGI)
from Iosco County, MI  0.45% ($25,135)
from Oakland County, MI  0.37% ($41,400)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Arenac County, MI  0.44% ($31,167 average AGI)
to Iosco County, MI  0.42% ($22,735)
to Bay County, MI  0.40% ($20,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prescott:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOS (1480 AM; 1 kW; TAWAS CITY-EAST TAWA, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prescott:

  • WWCM (96.9 FM; STANDISH, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHST (106.1 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJC (104.7 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKQZ (93.3 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAG (104.1 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: BLUE MOOSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUPS (98.5 FM; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: COLTRACE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLB (103.3 FM; TAWAS CITY, MI; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLZ (100.9 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMI (105.5 FM; WEST BRANCH, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • W220BR (91.9 FM; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Prescott:

  • W15BP (Channel 15; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WUHO-LP (Channel 57; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Prescott)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .2 Mi W Of Drow Rd (Lat: 44.358361 Lon: -84.261944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 127 m, Call Sign: WPJY886
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.812 MHz, 859.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021, Certifier: Donald R Stevenson
    Registrant: Consumers Energy Company Ep3-254, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI 49201, Phone: (517) 788-8023, Fax: (517) 788-1676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DE34IP393, 2441 Greenwood Road (Lat: 44.183889 Lon: -84.027611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.7 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQQN502
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prescott)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Prescott

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Businesses in Prescott, MI

  • UPS: 1
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