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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 $389,071, which is more expensive than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 79.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Prescott City Center is currently $1,025, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.3% 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 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Prescott City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (15.6%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 6.6% 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 Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.9% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 2.5% have Welsh ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Prescott City Center neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 12.9% 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 97.1% 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.

Also, more people in Prescott City Center choose to walk to work each day (14.5%) 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.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Prescott City Center neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 28.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Prescott City Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.2% 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

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a 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 67.2% 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

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Prescott City Center neighborhood, 47.4% 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 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.1%), and 13.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Prescott, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (9.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Prescott City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.7%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Prescott City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.7%) 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 (14.5%) and 13.0% 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Prescott 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Arizona 30.33

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Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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District Quality Compared to Arizona

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Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Abia Judd Elementary School
1749 Williamson Valley Rd.
Prescott, AZ, 86305
KG-05
Washington Traditional School
300 East Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ, 86301
KG-08
Taylor Hicks School
1845 Campbell Ave.
Prescott, AZ, 86301
KG-05
Prescott Mile High Middle School
300 South Granite St.
Prescott, AZ, 86303
06-08
Prescott High School
1050 N. Ruth Street
Prescott, AZ, 86301
08-12
Miller Valley School
900 Iron Springs Road
Prescott, AZ, 86305
KG-08
Lincoln Elementary School
201 Park Ave.
Prescott, AZ, 86303
KG-05
Granite Mountain Middle School
1800 Williamson Valley Rd.
Prescott, AZ, 86305
05-08
Discovery Gardens Preschool School
551 First Street
Prescott, AZ, 86301
PK-PK

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