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Prescott, AZ (Arizona) Houses and Residents

Prescott,AZ index of house prices

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

Houses: 22,890 (19,384 occupied: 13,265 owner occupied, 5,958 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

31%
State:

37%

Housing density: 618 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $449,797.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,417


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

Housing units in Prescott with a mortgage: 6,551 (65 second mortgage, 699 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,752

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,698

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,337

Median monthly housing costs: $801


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Prescott, Arizona Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $294,738 (it was $148,600 in 2000)
Prescott:

$294,738
Arizona:

$205,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,703 - $425,593

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: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,502
  • In family households: 28,908 (6,543 male householders, 4,138 female householders)
    9,251 spouses, 6,152 children (5,627 natural, 282 adopted, 225 stepchildren), 890 grandchildren, 153 brothers or sisters, 425 parents, 321 other relatives, 1,008 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,973 (3,962 male householders (3,213 living alone)), 4,726 female householders (4,009 living alone)), 2,286 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,576

Size of family households: 7,821 2-persons, 1,229 3-persons, 1,313 4-persons, 245 5-persons, 74 6-persons, 130 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,222 1-person, 1,226 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 79 4-persons.

3,376 married couples with children.
737 single-parent households (105 men, 632 women).

93.2% of residents of Prescott speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 2,048 (4.8%)
(95.9% 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:

  • 38no bedroom
  • 4221 bedroom
  • 3,6742 bedrooms
  • 6,6593 bedrooms
  • 2,0834 bedrooms
  • 2795+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 405no bedroom
  • 9991 bedroom
  • 2,9422 bedrooms
  • 1,1773 bedrooms
  • 3164 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 395no vehicle
  • 4,4491 vehicle
  • 6,0902 vehicles
  • 1,8833 vehicles
  • 3834 vehicles
  • 1205+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

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

  • 763no vehicle
  • 2,7271 vehicle
  • 1,6632 vehicles
  • 2123 vehicles
  • 3044 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 331 room
  • 1602 rooms
  • 4003 rooms
  • 1,3294 rooms
  • 2,6965 rooms
  • 2,9016 rooms
  • 2,5657 rooms
  • 1,5708 rooms
  • 1,5539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Prescott, Arizona:

  • 3621 room
  • 2582 rooms
  • 1,6253 rooms
  • 1,6094 rooms
  • 5815 rooms
  • 7386 rooms
  • 3837 rooms
  • 2938 rooms
  • 1119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Prescott population

Year house built

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
  • 1,812Less than $10,000
  • 1,048$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,139$15,000 to $19,999
  • 974$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,207$25,000 to $29,999
  • 860$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,031$35,000 to $39,999
  • 711$40,000 to $44,999
  • 789$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,824$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,677$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,244$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,984$100,000 to $124,999
  • 989$125,000 to $149,999
  • 718$150,000 to $199,999
  • 625$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
  • 159Less than $10,000
  • 62$10,000 to $14,999
  • 106$15,000 to $19,999
  • 79$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 39$30,000 to $34,999
  • 85$35,000 to $39,999
  • 25$40,000 to $49,999
  • 63$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $69,999
  • 55$70,000 to $79,999
  • 109$80,000 to $89,999
  • 307$90,000 to $99,999
  • 299$100,000 to $124,999
  • 544$125,000 to $149,999
  • 712$150,000 to $174,999
  • 870$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,668$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,928$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,199$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,472$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,687$500,000 to $749,999
  • 238$750,000 to $999,999
  • 97$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 23$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 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
  • 19$100 to $149
  • 49$200 to $249
  • 50$250 to $299
  • 123$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 145$400 to $449
  • 86$450 to $499
  • 120$500 to $549
  • 290$550 to $599
  • 551$600 to $649
  • 409$650 to $699
  • 595$700 to $749
  • 562$750 to $799
  • 544$800 to $899
  • 338$900 to $999
  • 972$1,000 to $1,249
  • 265$1,250 to $1,499
  • 261$1,500 to $1,999
  • 15$2,000 to $2,499
  • 29$2,500 to $2,999
  • 75$3,000 to $3,499
  • 40$3,500 or more
  • 336No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2772010 or later
  • 3572000 to 2009
  • 3181990 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: 1,014
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,899
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,724
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,980
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,473
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 726
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,190
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 117
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 32
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 101
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 356
  • 90 or more minutes: 273
Prescott, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,374 (9.1% of all workers)

Prescott mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 24,219 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,759 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 66 (0%)
  • Taxi: 357 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 281 (1%)
  • Walked: 717 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,138 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,756
 English: 1,796
 American: 1,149
 Irish: 1,072
 Italian: 887
 European: 863
 Scotch-Irish: 620
 Scottish: 585
 Polish: 371
 Norwegian: 244
 Swedish: 222
 British: 220
 French (except Basque): 210
 Northern European: 199
 French Canadian: 183
 Scandinavian: 134
 Russian: 131
 Hungarian: 130
 Dutch: 129
 Canadian: 121
 Welsh: 104
 Portuguese: 94
 Ukrainian: 85
 Swiss: 76
 Greek: 75
 Czech: 73
 Danish: 72
 Iranian: 56
 Eastern European: 52
 Syrian: 52
 Austrian: 42
 Yugoslavian: 42
 Lithuanian: 40
 Slovak: 34
 Latvian: 29
 Slavic: 28
 Belgian: 27
 Lebanese: 23
 African: 22
 Finnish: 20
 Slovene: 16
 Macedonian: 15
 Jordanian: 11
 Armenian: 10
 Serbian: 9
 Egyptian: 6
 Jamaican: 1

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

  • 14%Canada
  • 12%Germany
  • 11%Mexico
  • 11%England
  • 4%Philippines
  • 4%Poland
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 10,238
  • Other state: 29,452
  • Northeast: 4,134
  • Midwest: 9,912
  • South: 4,295
  • West: 11,103

78% of Prescott residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Arizona.

Prescott:

77.8%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 32
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 82
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 146
  • 9th grade: 132
  • 10th grade: 107
  • 11th grade: 294
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 152
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,745
  • Less than 1 year of college: 993
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,342
  • Associate degree: 1,672
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,269
  • Master's degree: 1,880
  • Professional school degree: 435
  • Doctorate degree: 611

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 37
  • 7th and 8th grade: 110
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 627
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,348
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,555
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,847
  • Associate degree: 1,918
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,103
  • Master's degree: 2,406
  • Professional school degree: 279
  • Doctorate degree: 267

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 78.8%Males
  • 15.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 32.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 17.0%Males
  • 55.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.4%Males
  • 9.1%Females
Prescott marital status for males
Prescott marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,518
  • One, attached: 1,178
  • Two: 368
  • 3 or 4: 1,527
  • 5 to 9: 564
  • 10 to 19: 209
  • 20 to 49: 462
  • 50 or more: 1,132
  • Mobile homes: 1,908
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 245

Median worth of mobile homes: $82,876

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

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 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Prescott:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Prescott
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.3%)
  • Electricity (12.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (61.4%)
  • Electricity (34.4%)
  • Coal or coke (2.1%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 389
Here:

15.7%
Arizona:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 86
Here:

8.1%
Arizona:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,261
Here:

44.2%
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)