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Prescott
  • Town in Arizona

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Prescott is a town in Arizona with a population of 42,785. Prescott is in Yavapai County. Living in Prescott offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Prescott there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Prescott and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Prescott are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$347,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$893
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    298.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    69.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    287.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,101.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    75.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    37%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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