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People

Total Population 292
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 168
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 64.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,594
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 9.7%
Median Gross Rent $600
Median House Value $34,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.9%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 14%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Prescott Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 50859
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.023
Longitude -94.613

Prescott Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CORNING
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station BEDFORD
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgewater 141 $48,250
Corning 1,570 $57,308
Creston 7,886 $56,545
Cromwell 93 $73,750
Lenox 1,433 $41,429

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Prescott Public Library
607 2ND STREET
Prescott, Iowa
(641) 335-2238

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