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Prescott is a city in Pierce County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named after Philander Prescott, Indian interpreter who obtained title to land here.

The latitude of Prescott is 44.748N. The longitude is -92.801W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,783.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$52,598
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Prescott demographic reports
Prescott is at the junction of the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Elizabeth
· Lake Mouth
· Mouth of the Saint Croix
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Prescott Daze - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Prescott web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Prescott demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54021 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

39% of Prescott residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prescott ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prescott was $22,610, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Prescott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Prescott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $514.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,163.


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Libraries in Prescott include Prescott Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Prescott include Prescott Journal

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Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prescott political report.

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The average commute time for Prescott workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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