Prescott, AZ (City Center)




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About Prescott, AZ (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Prescott is $374,406, which is more expensive than 84.2% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 78.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Prescott City Center is currently $1,141, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.4% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Prescott City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Prescott, Arizona.

Real estate in the City Center of Prescott, AZ is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Prescott City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Prescott, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Prescott City Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Prescott City Center neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.1% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Arizona, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Arizona. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Prescott City Center neighborhood has more English and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.7% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 8.5% have French ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Prescott City Center neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 22.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Prescott City Center choose to walk to work each day (17.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, in the Prescott City Center neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 11.9% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Prescott City Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.4% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Prescott are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Prescott City Center neighborhood, 48.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.3%), and 9.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Prescott, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.6%), and residents who report French roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Prescott City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.3%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Prescott City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (17.9%) and 10.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Prescott 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Discovery Gardens Preschool
551 First Street
Prescott, AZ, 86301
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Abia Judd Elementary School
1749 Williamson Valley Rd.
Prescott, AZ, 86305
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Prescott Mile High Middle School
300 South Granite St.
Prescott, AZ, 86303
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Granite Mountain Middle School
1800 Williamson Valley Rd.
Prescott, AZ, 86305
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Lincoln Elementary School
201 Park Ave.
Prescott, AZ, 86303
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Miller Valley School
900 Iron Springs Road
Prescott, AZ, 86305
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Prescott High School
1050 N. Ruth Street
Prescott, AZ, 86301
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Taylor Hicks School
1845 Campbell Ave.
Prescott, AZ, 86301
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Washington Traditional School
300 East Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ, 86301
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