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Prescott is a city in Yavapai County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after William Hickling Prescott, American historian.
The latitude of Prescott is 34.54N. The longitude is -112.467W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,374 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 37,576.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prescott demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yavapai County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 86303 ZIP code.
19% of Prescott residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prescott ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prescott was $22,565, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Prescott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Prescott include Courthouse Plaza Historic District, East Prescott Historic District, Joslin and Whipple Historic District, Lynx Creek District, Pine Crest Historic District, West Prescott Historic District, Whipple Heights Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Prescott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $509. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,060.
Libraries in Prescott include Prescott Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Prescott include Prescott Daily Courier
TV stations in Prescott include KAZT.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNAQ.
Yavapai County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prescott political report.
The average commute time for Prescott workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Prescott between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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