Prescott is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 44,299 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Prescott is the 22nd largest community in Arizona.
Prescott home prices are not only among the most expensive in Arizona, but Prescott real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Prescott is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Prescott is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prescott who work in sales jobs (12.42%), office and administrative support (10.90%), and management occupations (9.05%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the benefits of Prescott is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.48 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Prescott citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.30% of adults in Prescott have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Prescott in 2018 was $36,111, which is wealthy relative to Arizona, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,444 for a family of four. However, Prescott contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Prescott home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prescott residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Prescott include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Prescott is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.