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Prescott, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Prescott is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Columbia County at latitude 46.0476 and longitude -122.8871. Columbia County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Prescott, but most people and references simply refer to it as Prescott, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Prescott indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Prescott (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Prescott, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 53
Population in Households 53
Population in Familes 44
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 876
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 25
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Average Home Value $207,143


Median Household Income $51,039
Average Household Income $61,408
Per Capita Income $24,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.87% -0.77%
Households -0.92% -0.81%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   3.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Prescott, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prescott to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 368 3rd
Population Density1 # 208 45th
Diversity Index2 # 167 56th
Median Household Income # 119 69th
Per Capita Income # 137 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.