Prescott Nevada County, Arkansas

Prescott: City in Arkansas, USA

About

Prescott is a city located in the county of Nevada in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,296. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,927 inhabitants.

The city was created 149 years ago in 1872.

Prescott Quick Facts

Population : 2,927 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Nevada County
Postal code : 71857
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0.71%
Land as percent of area : 99.29%
Altitude : 325 feet / 99 meters
Capital city : Prescott is capital of Nevada County
Establishment : January 01, 1873 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 18:01:07 (22nd January 2022)
Population growth : -12.61% (2010-2020)
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Location of Prescott on Arkansas map.
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Geography

Prescott is located at 33°48'9"N 93°22'52"W (33.8026100, -93.3810100).

Prescott map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Prescott decreased by 12.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,296 - census
2011 3,297 0.03% estimation process
2012 3,260 -1.13% estimation process
2013 3,205 -1.72% estimation process
2014 3,155 -1.58% estimation process
2015 3,103 -1.68% estimation process
2016 3,051 -1.7% estimation process
2017 3,019 -1.06% estimation process
2018 3,014 -0.17% estimation process
2019 2,989 -0.84% estimation process
2020 2,927 -2.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,740
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 4,428
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 52.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,045
April 1, 2010 Population : 4,380
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.1%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 51.8%
White only, percent : 94.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.0%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 546
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.1%

Prescott zip code is 71857. County name: Nevada, County fips: 05099

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $152,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,091
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $439
2015-2019 median gross rent : $751
2015-2019 Households : 2,175
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.69
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,979
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,240
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 28,920
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,214
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,807
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,263
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 440
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 161
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 220
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 63
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 365
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 402
2010 population per square mile : 546.5
2010 land area in square miles : 8.02
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $172,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,661
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $729
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,041
2015-2019 Households : 12,780
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,768
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 225,544
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 248,331
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 621,794
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,849
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,179
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,024
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,229
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,280
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 503
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,918
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 210
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,815
2010 population per square mile : 655.3
2010 land area in square miles : 45.40

Schools in Prescott

College & universities near Prescott, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107725 University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Hope (AR) 71801

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prescott, AR

Code Name Address Type
HOP Hope 100 East Division Street RAIL
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL
TXA Texarkana 100 East Front Street RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL

Post offices near Prescott

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pr Post Office Prescott (AR) 71857

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Nevada County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nevada County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Emmet 427 City spanning Hempstead and Nevada counties in the U.
Rosston 235 Town in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States
Willisville 139 Human settlement in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States of America
Bodcaw 126 Town in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States
Bluff City 114 Human settlement in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cale 68 Town in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Prescott distances to largest Arkansas cities