Prescott, Arizona 

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Population

41,899

58% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.9%

Median Income

$45,190

Avg. Home Price

$300,500

Best Places to Live in Prescott, Arizona

Small city - Northwest Arizona, south end of Chino Valley
Pros
-Pleasant climate
-Historic interest
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Home prices
-Entertainment
-Water shortages

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Arizona
County: Yavapai County
Metro Area: Prescott Metro Area
City: Prescott
Zip Codes: 86301 86305 86303 86313
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (no daylight savings time)
Elevation: 5354 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Prescott is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Prescott jobs have increased by 2.87%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Prescott's cost of living is 17.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Prescott's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Prescott's population is 41,899 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 58.38%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Prescott is $300,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -7.92%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Prescott public schools spend $6,016 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.7 students per teacher in Prescott. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Prescott

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The median home price in Prescott is $300,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Prescott    47 Reviews
Prescott Financial Trouble - 1/17/2018
Prescott appears to be in financial trouble. The city is over $80 million in debt because of backed up pensions. Prescott has had to close several schools, close fire... (Read More)
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Help! - 10/7/2017
We currently reside in a suburb of Sacramento and with all these new laws i need to get my family out of here. My husband is from Tucson and I went to school there, but... (Read More)

Meth addicts, old people and ZERO diversity - 5/21/2017
We relocated to 'Preskit' about one year ago. Now we have decided to leave. It is as if this place is stuck in a 1950's twilight zone and they like it that... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN PRESCOTT, ARIZONA
86301 86305 86303 86313