Prescott Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 42,197 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Prescott Valley is the 24th largest community in Arizona.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Prescott Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prescott Valley is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Prescott Valley who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), sales jobs (11.84%), and management occupations (8.20%).
In terms of college education, Prescott Valley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.30% of adults 25 and older in Prescott Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Prescott Valley in 2010 was $21,182, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,728 for a family of four. However, Prescott Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prescott Valley is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Prescott Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prescott Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Prescott Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Prescott Valley include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Prescott Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.