Prescott, AZ

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
52.9
1.34% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
14%
4.78% 1-year decrease

About

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Prescott, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.7%), White (Hispanic) (10.9%), Other (Hispanic) (2.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.04%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.18%).

None of the households in Prescott, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

Most people in Prescott, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Prescott, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

In 2018, there were 7.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (181k people) in Prescott, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.4k White (Hispanic) and 6.35k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Prescott, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    181k ± 68
  2. White (Hispanic)
    24.4k ± 1.33k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.35k ± 1.32k
14.4%
Hispanic Population
32.5k people

In 2018, there were 7.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (181k people) in Prescott, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 24.4k White (Hispanic) and 6.35k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.4% of the people in Prescott, AZ are hispanic (32.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Prescott, AZ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.26%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
14.1k people
6.36%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
14.1k people

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,848 ± 697
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,689 ± 417
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,354 ± 358

Prescott, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Prescott, AZ employs N/A people. The largest industries in Prescott, AZ are , and the highest paying industries are .

Occupations

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The most common job groups, by number of people living in Prescott, AZ, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Prescott, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Prescott, AZ, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Prescott, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Prescott, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,029
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,324
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,215
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arizona over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

People in Prescott, AZ have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Prescott, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Prescott, AZ is N/A. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Prescott, AZ was Maricopa County, AZ with a value of $80,675, followed by Greenlee County, AZ and Pinal County, AZ, with respective values of $73,756 and $73,313.

Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Prescott, AZ was Maricopa County, AZ with a value of $80,675, followed by Greenlee County, AZ and Pinal County, AZ, with respective values of $73,756 and $73,313.

The following map shows all of the counties in Prescott, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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96k
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Prescott, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Prescott, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arizona across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.51%)

In 2018, 76.2% of workers in Prescott, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (7.51%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Prescott, AZ have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.68% of the workforce in Prescott, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Prescott, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Prescott, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Prescott, AZ (30.8k out of 220k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.6% of the population of Prescott, AZ has health coverage, with 29.5% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 21.7% on Medicare, 18.7% on non-group plans, and 3.15% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arizona see 1499 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1585 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,499 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arizona

Primary care physicians in Arizona see an average of 1,499 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,523 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Arizona in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
29.5%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
21.7%
Medicare
18.7%
Non-Group
3.15%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Prescott, AZ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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