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Total population: 42,749 (Urban population: 41,302, Rural population: 1,447 (all nonfarm))

Prescott,AZ index of house prices


Houses: 17,431 (15,387 occupied: 10,115 owner occupied, 5,272 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Housing density: 470 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $188,927.


Median contract rent in 2009: $670 (lower quartile is $536, upper quartile is $989)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $659


Median gross rent in Prescott, AZ in 2009: $783


Housing units in Prescott with a mortgage: 4,569 (428 second mortgage, 544 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,588


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,655


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,883


Median monthly housing costs: $793





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $285,562 (it was $148,600 in 2000)
Prescott:

$285,562
Arizona:

$187,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $174,819 - $412,726

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $280,156
Here:

$280,156
State:

$269,393

Townhouses or other attached units: $96,654
Here:

$96,654
State:

$194,032

In 2-unit structures: $152,396
Here:

$152,396
State:

$162,043

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $235,294
Here:

$235,294
State:

$166,135

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $257,618
Here:

$257,618
State:

$174,859

Mobile homes: $80,014
Here:

$80,014
State:

$51,746

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,595
Here:

$43,595
State:

$39,763

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,407
  • In family households: 24,596 (7,271 male householders, 1,907 female householders)
    7,595 spouses, 6,154 children (5,684 natural, 189 adopted, 281 stepchildren), 443 grandchildren, 214 brothers or sisters, 178 parents, 340 other relatives, 494 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,811 (2,620 male householders (1,977 living alone)), 3,607 female householders (3,002 living alone)), 1,584 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,004 (897 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,792 2-persons, 1,626 3-persons, 1,030 4-persons, 462 5-persons, 154 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,979 1-person, 1,031 2-persons, 165 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

3,308 married couples with children.
1,446 single-parent households (366 men, 1,080 women).

91.9% of residents of Prescott speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,940 (5.6%)
(50.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.7

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Prescott, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 54
  • 2 rooms: 143
  • 3 rooms: 302
  • 4 rooms: 1,491
  • 5 rooms: 2,571
  • 6 rooms: 2,488
  • 7 rooms: 1,350
  • 8 rooms: 870
  • 9 or more rooms: 846
  • 1 room: 279
  • 2 rooms: 603
  • 3 rooms: 1,023
  • 4 rooms: 1,882
  • 5 rooms: 703
  • 6 rooms: 365
  • 7 rooms: 209
  • 8 rooms: 85
  • 9 or more rooms: 123
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Prescott, Arizona
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 62
  • 1 bedroom: 441
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,063
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,954
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,356
  • 5+ bedrooms: 239
  • no bedroom: 325
  • 1 bedroom: 1,442
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,495
  • 3 bedrooms: 789
  • 4 bedrooms: 151
  • 5+ bedrooms: 70
Cars and other vehicles available in Prescott, Arizona in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 246
  • 1 vehicle: 3,643
  • 2 vehicles: 4,708
  • 3 vehicles: 1,082
  • 4 vehicles: 279
  • 5+ vehicles: 157
  • no vehicle: 765
  • 1 vehicle: 2,726
  • 2 vehicles: 1,406
  • 3 vehicles: 312
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,044
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,842
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,639
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,116
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,753
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,519
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,011
  • 1940 to 1949: 675
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,488

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Prescott, AZ house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Prescott, AZ:

  • Less than $10,000: 174
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 87
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 107
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 122
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 100
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 89
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 46
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 63
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 55
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 51
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 75
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 101
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 137
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 492
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 855
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1022
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 742
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1855
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1886
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2123
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1135
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1031
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 228
  • $1,000,000 or more: 167
 


Prescott rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Prescott:

  • Less than $100: 31 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 36
  • $200 to $249: 43
  • $250 to $299: 62
  • $300 to $349: 12
  • $350 to $399: 99
  • $400 to $449: 256
  • $450 to $499: 193
  • $500 to $549: 234
  • $550 to $599: 179
  • $600 to $649: 421
  • $650 to $699: 676
  • $700 to $749: 418
  • $750 to $799: 296
  • $800 to $899: 550
  • $900 to $999: 337
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 867
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 430
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 374
  • $2,000 or more: 200
  • No cash rent: 248
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 359
  • 1990 to 1994: 239
  • 1985 to 1989: 120
  • 1980 to 1984: 104
  • 1975 to 1979: 116
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1970 to 1974: 75
  • 1965 to 1969: 875


Prescott, AZ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.3%
Number of people working at home: 864 (6.5% of all workers)


Prescott commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 801
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2916
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3241
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2449
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1409
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 284
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 545
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 26
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 32
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 121
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 136
  • 90 or more minutes: 497
 


Prescott mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,963 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,345 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 44 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 67 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 164 (1%)
  • Walked: 790 (6%)
  • Other means: 44 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 864 (6%)
 


Prescott, AZ household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1635
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1337
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1212
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1272
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1105
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1038
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1111
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 864
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 669
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1060
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 1430
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 1172
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 708
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 237
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 216
  • $200,000 or more: 339
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4965
 English: 4267
 Other groups: 4132
 Irish: 3237
 United States or American: 1643
 Italian: 1344
 Scottish: 955
 Scotch-Irish: 900
 Norwegian: 871
 French (except Basque): 842
 Polish: 627
 Swedish: 609
 Dutch: 484
 European: 312
 Welsh: 262
 Russian: 249
 Danish: 225
 French Canadian: 184
 Swiss: 155
 Hungarian: 148
 British: 144
 Greek: 143
 Czech: 142
 Czechoslovakian: 99
 Austrian: 79
 Ukrainian: 71
 Portuguese: 62
 Finnish: 61
 Canadian: 58
 Arab:: 54
 Northern European: 52
 Lithuanian: 51
 Scandinavian: 51
 Yugoslavian: 47
 Lebanese: 45
 Celtic: 40
 Romanian: 39
 Slovak: 37
 Slovene: 30
 Serbian: 28
 Icelander: 27
 Basque: 26
 Belgian: 21
 Slavic: 18
 Turkish: 18
 Armenian: 17
 Luxemburger: 15
 Iranian: 15
 Australian: 14
 Croatian: 9
 Syrian: 9
 Macedonian: 8
 Albanian: 8
 New Zealander: 7
 Brazilian: 7
 Subsaharan African:: 7
 Kenyan: 7
 Bulgarian: 7


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



  • Mexico (33%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • India (3%)


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

  • This state: 8395
  • Northeast: 3634
  • Midwest: 9138
  • South: 3502
  • West: 7505

43% of Prescott residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Arizona.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 67
  • 7th and 8th grade: 318
  • 9th grade: 113
  • 10th grade: 273
  • 11th grade: 173
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 220
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,461
  • Less than 1 year of college: 901
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,151
  • Associate degree: 876
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,249
  • Master's degree: 1,006
  • Professional school degree: 472
  • Doctorate degree: 307

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 76
  • 7th and 8th grade: 239
  • 9th grade: 177
  • 10th grade: 192
  • 11th grade: 276
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 351
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,255
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,355
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,892
  • Associate degree: 928
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,340
  • Master's degree: 1,061
  • Professional school degree: 187
  • Doctorate degree: 67

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.5%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 57.6%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 17.5%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 4.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 7.2%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 5.2%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 23.9%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 1.2%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 4.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $43,598
  • Black householders: $8,980
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $40,071
  • Asian householders: $63,176
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $159,519
  • Some other race householders: $36,205
  • Two or more races householders: $31,651
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $36,359
Prescott household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Prescott household income for Black householders
Prescott household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Prescott household income for Asian householders
Prescott household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Prescott household income for Some other race householders
Prescott household income for Two or more races householders
Prescott household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Prescott marital status for males
Prescott marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $315,540
  • Black or African American householders: $432,378
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $280,181
  • Asian householders: $350,515
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $312,273
  • Some other race householders: $187,364
  • Two or more races householders: $486,378
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $196,011

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,959
  • One, attached: 632
  • Two: 341
  • 3 or 4: 1,127
  • 5 to 9: 789
  • 10 to 19: 266
  • 20 to 49: 390
  • 50 or more: 750
  • Mobile homes: 2,100
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 77

Median worth of mobile homes: $83,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Prescott:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Prescott
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.2%)
  • Electricity (8.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (67.7%)
  • Electricity (27.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 208
Here:

7.6%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

4.0%
Arizona:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,518
Here:

46.5%
Arizona:

13.2%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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