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Population in 2012: 263 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 

Males: 122  (46.4%)
Females: 141  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  43.0 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48756.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,585 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Prescott:

$26,585
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,913

Prescott village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,514 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Prescott:

$46,514
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,806; Detached houses: $83,341; Mobile homes: $36,199

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  • White alone - 248 (93.2%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (3.0%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prescott: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Irish (15.1%), English (11.7%), French (7.4%), Italian (5.7%), Czech (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Prescott:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prescott village:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.1%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Prescott, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Prescott to the number of sex offenders is 9 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (1.8%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.1%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-9.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Child care workers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Prescott-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 2% 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.

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).
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Hospitals/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)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:

  • Northwood University (about 43 miles; Midland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,678)
  • Delta College (about 45 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 4,934)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 45 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 2,363)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 48 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,661)
  • Central Michigan University (about 60 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 20,153)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 83 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,638)
  • Mott Community College (about 83 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,343)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

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

SKIDWAY INN (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2003)
RIFLE RIVER VFW POST 3447 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2006)

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

  • MISS MICHELE'S (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NESTER CREEK CONV. STORE (Population served: 200, 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)
  • LIL DANIEL'S PIZZA & FAMILY RE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKIDWAY LAKE CHAMBER OF COMM. (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARDWOOD LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE HAYLOFT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE DAIRY BARN (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE GREEN TURTLE LOUNGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.2%
(26.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prescott, MI

Prescott compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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.

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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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.15%
Here34.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchFree Methodist Church of North AmericaSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents52.1%13.6%10.4%4.1%3.1%
Congregations12.5%8.3%12.5%4.2%4.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchCommunity Church of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%2.6%1.6%6.7%
Congregations4.2%8.3%4.2%4.2%37.5%
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: 6
Ogemaw County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ogemaw County:

10.4%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ogemaw County:

29.7%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$84
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$173
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,267
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,524

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $44,000 ($167.30)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($167.30)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($30.42)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($22.81)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($19.01)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($7.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $18,000 ($68.44)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($22.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($19.01)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($136.88)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($11.41)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.60)
    Rents: $2,000 ($7.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($178.71)
    General Support: $28,000 ($106.46)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($49.43)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($422.05)

6.32% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Michigan average:

5.24%

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 Iosco County, MI  0.57% ($20,935 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.49% ($31,923)
from Wayne County, MI  0.46% ($43,432)


6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Michigan average:

5.98%

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 Iosco County, MI  0.56% ($26,022 average AGI)
to Oakland County, MI  0.40% ($27,031)
to Arenac County, MI  0.37% ($12,733)

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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