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Total population: 40,958 (Urban population: 33,246, Rural population: 1,165 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 22,802 (19,218 occupied: 13,197 owner occupied, 5,877 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

31%
State:

37%

Housing density: 615 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $338,793.

Median contract rent in 2016: $509 (lower quartile is $413, upper quartile is $653)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,599


Median gross rent in Prescott, AZ in 2016: $571

Housing units in Prescott with a mortgage: 6,694 (48 second mortgage, 714 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,506

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,309

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,084

Median monthly housing costs: $806


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Prescott, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $323,614 (it was $148,600 in 2000)
Prescott:

$323,614
Arizona:

$205,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $221,660 - $466,517

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $357,846
Here:

$357,846
State:

$286,937

Townhouses or other attached units: $166,528
Here:

$166,528
State:

$205,285

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $230,229
Here:

$230,229
State:

$196,070

Mobile homes: $67,243
Here:

$67,243
State:

$67,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $948
Here:

$948
State:

$37,726
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,401
  • In family households: 29,650 (6,780 male householders, 4,229 female householders)
    9,863 spouses, 6,344 children (5,740 natural, 220 adopted, 351 stepchildren), 743 grandchildren, 224 brothers or sisters, 262 parents, 250 other relatives, 831 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,089 (3,802 male householders (3,249 living alone)), 4,417 female householders (3,751 living alone)), 1,858 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,309

Size of family households: 8,128 2-persons, 1,259 3-persons, 1,297 4-persons, 272 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,997 1-person, 1,056 2-persons, 124 3-persons, 61 4-persons.

3,706 married couples with children.
636 single-parent households (59 men, 577 women).

93.6% of residents of Prescott speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,822 (4.3%)
(101.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 4551 bedroom
  • 3,6642 bedrooms
  • 6,6723 bedrooms
  • 1,9874 bedrooms
  • 2725+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 387no bedroom
  • 1,0441 bedroom
  • 2,8672 bedrooms
  • 1,1813 bedrooms
  • 3024 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Prescott in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 392no vehicle
  • 4,1401 vehicle
  • 6,3302 vehicles
  • 1,7643 vehicles
  • 4724 vehicles
  • 1235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Cars and other vehicles available in Prescott in renter-occupied apartments

  • 754no vehicle
  • 2,7111 vehicle
  • 1,7212 vehicles
  • 1763 vehicles
  • 2024 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 311 room
  • 2052 rooms
  • 3633 rooms
  • 1,3504 rooms
  • 2,6405 rooms
  • 2,9246 rooms
  • 2,4457 rooms
  • 1,5608 rooms
  • 1,6039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 3531 room
  • 2592 rooms
  • 1,5973 rooms
  • 1,5904 rooms
  • 5675 rooms
  • 8416 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 2898 rooms
  • 2339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Prescott, AZ household income distribution

  • Prescott, AZ household income distribution
  • 1,735Less than $10,000
  • 1,066$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,058$15,000 to $19,999
  • 931$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,072$25,000 to $29,999
  • 913$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,035$35,000 to $39,999
  • 528$40,000 to $44,999
  • 984$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,874$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,744$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,310$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,661$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,165$125,000 to $149,999
  • 739$150,000 to $199,999
  • 642$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Prescott, AZ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Prescott, AZ
  • 176Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 136$15,000 to $19,999
  • 60$20,000 to $24,999
  • 47$25,000 to $29,999
  • 28$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$40,000 to $49,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 22$60,000 to $69,999
  • 40$70,000 to $79,999
  • 94$80,000 to $89,999
  • 294$90,000 to $99,999
  • 294$100,000 to $124,999
  • 621$125,000 to $149,999
  • 661$150,000 to $174,999
  • 791$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,670$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,692$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,907$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,351$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,924$500,000 to $749,999
  • 375$750,000 to $999,999
  • 96$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 4$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Prescott, AZ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Prescott, AZ
  • 2Less than $100
  • 46$100 to $149
  • 47$200 to $249
  • 48$250 to $299
  • 122$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 193$400 to $449
  • 89$450 to $499
  • 121$500 to $549
  • 347$550 to $599
  • 500$600 to $649
  • 352$650 to $699
  • 493$700 to $749
  • 544$750 to $799
  • 617$800 to $899
  • 300$900 to $999
  • 1,074$1,000 to $1,249
  • 246$1,250 to $1,499
  • 235$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 22$2,500 to $2,999
  • 75$3,000 to $3,499
  • 64$3,500 or more
  • 350No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2522010 or later
  • 2782000 to 2009
  • 2531990 to 1999
  • 2241980 to 1989
  • 1681970 to 1979
  • 950Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population
Prescott commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 776
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,019
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,769
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,075
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,296
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 668
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 113
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 61
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 145
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 251
  • 90 or more minutes: 309
Prescott, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,357 (9.0% of all workers)

Prescott mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 23,764 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,874 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 65 (0%)
  • Taxi: 693 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 316 (1%)
  • Walked: 650 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,168 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,649
 English: 2,060
 American: 1,392
 Irish: 1,103
 European: 1,007
 Italian: 952
 Scottish: 512
 Scotch-Irish: 497
 Polish: 361
 Norwegian: 289
 Swedish: 235
 French (except Basque): 204
 British: 202
 Northern European: 193
 Dutch: 181
 French Canadian: 133
 Russian: 113
 Canadian: 113
 Portuguese: 106
 Welsh: 101
 Hungarian: 95
 Ukrainian: 86
 Danish: 75
 Czech: 74
 Greek: 63
 Swiss: 62
 Lithuanian: 52
 Scandinavian: 36
 Lebanese: 35
 Syrian: 30
 Yugoslavian: 30
 Slovak: 29
 African: 27
 Finnish: 26
 Belgian: 25
 Iranian: 22
 Slavic: 21
 Macedonian: 20
 Austrian: 15
 Slovene: 15
 Armenian: 12
 Serbian: 12
 Eastern European: 9
 Egyptian: 8
 Romanian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Canada
  • 11%Mexico
  • 10%England
  • 9%Germany
  • 6%Philippines
  • 5%Poland
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,113
  • Other state: 29,954
  • Northeast: 4,440
  • Midwest: 9,884
  • South: 4,082
  • West: 11,528

79% of Prescott residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Arizona.

Prescott:

79.1%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 38
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 62
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 122
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 107
  • 11th grade: 281
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 137
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,806
  • Less than 1 year of college: 993
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,267
  • Associate degree: 1,795
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,401
  • Master's degree: 1,937
  • Professional school degree: 431
  • Doctorate degree: 573

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 36
  • 5th and 6th grade: 30
  • 7th and 8th grade: 47
  • 9th grade: 68
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 100
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 432
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,095
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,722
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,924
  • Associate degree: 1,875
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,254
  • Master's degree: 2,161
  • Professional school degree: 228
  • Doctorate degree: 341

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 55.0%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 34.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 46.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 8.9%Females
Prescott marital status for males
Prescott marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,609
  • One, attached: 1,236
  • Two: 300
  • 3 or 4: 1,619
  • 5 to 9: 599
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 to 49: 496
  • 50 or more: 1,102
  • Mobile homes: 1,733
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 192

Median worth of mobile homes: $91,244

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Prescott:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Prescott
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.9%)
  • Electricity (11.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (60.2%)
  • Electricity (36.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 356
Here:

13.8%
Arizona:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

5.8%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,851
Here:

41.8%
Arizona:

12.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)