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Prescott, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Prescott had a population of 311 as of July 1, 2017. Prescott ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prescott is located at latitude 46.2988 and longitude -118.3126 in Walla Walla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prescott (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walla Walla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The City of Prescott (GNIS ID: 2412506) 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.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Prescott is located within Eureka Flat Division of Walla Walla County.

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, 2017.

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Prescott, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 311
Daytime Population: Workers 237
Daytime Population: Residents 156
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 393
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 769
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $43,303
Average Household Income $55,278
Per Capita Income $19,184


Total Housing Units 156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (32.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (52.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $233,500


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.13%
Households -0.31% -0.15%
Families 1.86% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Prescott, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prescott to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 513 18th
Population Density # 345 45th
Diversity Index # 47 93rd
Median Household Income # 496 21st
Per Capita Income # 577 8th

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