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Prescott, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Prescott had a population of 266 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Prescott is located at latitude 38.0631 and longitude -94.6925 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prescott (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Prescott (GNIS ID: 2396271) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prescott population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prescott: Coal Centre.

City of Prescott, KS Boundary Map

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Prescott, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 266
Population in Households 254
Population in Familes 208
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,032
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $91,216
Average Home Value $165,964
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,627
Average Household Income $52,036
Per Capita Income $20,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.52%
Households 0.17% 0.72%
Families 3.33% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.

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Prescott, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prescott to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 381 43rd
Population Density1 # 256 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 227 66th
Median Household Income # 440 35th
Per Capita Income # 548 18th

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