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Pros

-Pleasant climate
-Historic interest
-Attractive downtown

Cons

-Home prices
-Entertainment
-Water shortages


What Bert Has To Say About Prescott Metro Area


Prescott is a pleasant, prosperous, and historic desert mountain city located about 60 miles south of Sedona, a popular arts and retirement community. Downtown is clean, quiet and is a mix of old West and Midwest with a number of historic structures. Older homes, mostly of Victorian vintage, are nicely kept and restored, due in part to preservation incentives. There are more than 700 structures listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


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Quick Facts About Prescott


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Prescott is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Prescott jobs have Increased by 3.42 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Prescott's cost of living is 15.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Prescott's population is 39,916 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.68 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Prescott is $256,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 10.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Prescott public schools spend $8,145 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 19.6 students per teacher in Prescott.

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re: Thinking of moving to Prescott Arizona? - 9/7/
WOW! I'm surprised at the drastic difference in opinions of this city. Matt, In Unbelief, a carol all hate this place. And yet you and a few others seems to think it's... (read more)
re: Thinking of moving here.... read this. - 8/2/2
I was born and raised in Michigan, am 59 and have lived in Prescott for 9 years. My husband and I plan to stay here for the rest of our lives, and find it to be a great... (read more)
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I am thinking of relocating back to Arizona after supposedly settling north of Portland OR. Too wet. Way too wet. I invite all comments about Prescott and the... (read more)
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