Prescott, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 50 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.6%
Males: 21  (43.1%)
Females: 29  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

59.7 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip code: 97048

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,705 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Prescott:

$63,705
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,368 (it was $13,773 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $255,288 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Prescott:

$255,288
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $259,706; detached houses: $259,178
March 2019 cost of living index in Prescott: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Prescott, OR (2010)
    • 4785.5%White alone
    • 59.1%Two or more races
    • 23.6%American Indian alone
    • 11.8%Black alone
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Ancestries: English (25.0%), American (15.0%), European (5.0%), German (5.0%), Norwegian (5.0%), Swiss (5.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1947

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 834 people per square mile   (low).

Prescott, Oregon map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,687 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,503 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (31.8 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (38.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (860.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kalama, WA (1.9 miles ),
Rainier, OR (2.0 miles ),
Goble, OR (2.1 miles ),
Kelso, WA (2.5 miles ),
Longview, WA (2.7 miles ),
Deer Island, OR (2.9 miles ),
West Side Highway, WA (3.1 miles ),
West Longview, WA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 46.05 N, Longitude: 122.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 360

Distribution of median household income in Prescott, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Prescott, OR in 2017

Prescott satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Oregon:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+12.5%).

Average climate in Prescott, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prescott, Oregon average temperatures Prescott, Oregon average precipitation Prescott, Oregon humidity Prescott, Oregon wind speed Prescott, Oregon snowfall Prescott, Oregon sunshine Prescott, Oregon clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.1. This is about average.

City:

64.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.28
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Prescott-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Prescott center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from Prescott center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from Prescott center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 393.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 326.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 348.9 miles away from Prescott center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prescott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Prescott:

  • AMERICANA HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACHEALTH ST JOHN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PARK ROYAL HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • PEACEHEALTH DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • MONTICELLO MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)
  • FRONTIER REHAB AND EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LONGVIEW, WA)

Amtrak station near Prescott:

  • 7 miles: KELSO-LONGVIEW (KELSO, 501 S 1ST AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:


Trojan . Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1095 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 05/1976. Date closed : 11/1992..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prescott:

  • Lower Columbia College (about 7 miles; Longview, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Clark College (about 31 miles; Vancouver, WA; FT enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 34 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 36 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Pacific University (about 39 miles; Forest Grove, OR; FT enrollment: 2,967)
  • Portland State University (about 39 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 43 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)

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Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.2%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

8.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Prescott:

Marital status in Prescott, OR
  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.0%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

For population 25 years and over in Prescott:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Oregon average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Prescott, OR (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26947
Other2,83511
Catholic1,3774
Mainline Protestant1,3429
None39,528-
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: 9
Here:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Columbia County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
State:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Columbia County:

19.7%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.1%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Prescott:

51.1%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Prescott:

19.0%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Prescott:

11.9%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
Oregon:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

58.0%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prescott, OR Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

8.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, OR  2.30% ($56,125 average AGI)
from Multnomah County, OR  1.89% ($52,876)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.48% ($48,560)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, OR  1.05% ($51,396 average AGI)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.76% ($42,239)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.58% ($44,849)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prescott:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOG (1490 AM; 1 kW; KELSO, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEDO (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prescott:

  • KJVH (89.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; KELSO, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Prescott:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K36DG (Channel 36; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K68DZ (Channel 68; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SHILOH, 5 Mi S Of (Lat: 45.975111 Lon: -122.900083), Overall height: 54.3 m, Call Sign: WLB604,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz, 3970.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+26 more), Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002, Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc, 2270 Lakeside Blvd 2865/642, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 656-5287, Fax: (972) 656-1622, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prescott, OR
  • 76.2%Electricity
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prescott, OR
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 33.3%Wood


Prescott compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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