Income/capita 2%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 16%
Income per capita$30,395$26,686$29,829
Median household income$48,259$51,340$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,789$63,012$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,606$35,905$35,192
Median earnings male$25,437$33,127$36,919
Median earnings female$20,475$25,835$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.7%4.7%
Poverty level13.9%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Prescott is 2% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Prescott is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Prescott is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Prescott is 8% lower than the national average

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      Prescott employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.8%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector6.6%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%9.4%
      Public administration5.9%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%3.3%
      Education, health & social services19.9%42.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Williamson, AZ5,207$66,36620%
      Dewey-Humboldt, AZ3,965$50,1739%
      Chino Valley, AZ11,015$48,00213%
      Mayer, AZ1,759$45,84217%
      Prescott Valley, AZ41,070$43,80121%
      Prescott, AZ41,090$48,25913%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Prescott Valley, AZ41,070$43,80121%
      Whitney, NV41,124$48,67512%
      Manassas, VA41,149$74,37134%
      Edmonds, WA41,020$78,18141%
      Shelton, CT40,979$87,27758%
      Prescott, AZ41,090$48,25913%
      Source: The Prescott, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).