Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai county, is 65 miles SW of Flagstaff, Arizona (center to center) and 78 miles N of Phoenix, Arizona. The city is conveniently located inside the Flagstaff metropolitan area. There are an estimated 33,938 people in Prescott.
In Prescott, about 51% of adults are married.
Prescott has its share of retirees. People over 65 are not uncommon.
In 2000, Prescott had a median family income of $46,481. It's worth mentioning that smart, educated people feel at home in Prescott. A tendency for its residents to work at home is one of the things that define the lifestyle in the city.
In the 2004 race for President, George W. Bush was the top recipient of campaign contributions ($44,895) in Prescott. Party contributions tended to flow to the Republican team.
Approximately 66% of housing in Prescott is owner-occupied. The city contains many homes that have been built in recent years.
In Prescott, 85% of commuters drive to work. Prescott is not so congested and car-oriented that lots of people can't get around on foot or by bike. The commute to work is less of a chore in the city than other cities.
Prescott strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arizona):
|Walking and Biking to Work |
|Short Commute Times |
|College Educated Adults |
|Well-Paid Single Women |
Counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Prescott: