Prescott, Arkansas Population 2024

3,007

Prescott is a city located in Nevada County Arkansas. Prescott has a 2024 population of 3,007. It is also the county seat of Nevada County.Prescott is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,085 in 2020.

The average household income in Prescott is $38,275 with a poverty rate of 35.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Prescott is 35.7 years, 32.9 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Prescott Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prescott was:

  • White: 53.26%
  • Black or African American: 45.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
465.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.53% (-78)
The current population of Prescott, Arkansas is 3,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,085.

Prescott, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,64053.26%
Black or African American1,40345.57%
Two or more races280.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.26%
Native American
Asian
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Other race

Prescott Population by Race

Prescott Population Pyramid 2024

Prescott Median Age

35.7

Total

32.9

Male

35.7

Female

Prescott Adults

There are 2,323 adults, (487 of whom are seniors) in Prescott.

Prescott Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Prescott Sex Ratio

Female1,51649.24%
Male1,56350.76%

Prescott Population by Age

Prescott Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1602.493763
Non Family5551.119.880.2
Female2624.0358.841.2
Married2513.2929.170.9
Male924.381000
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3.78

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

37.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prescott Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Prescott Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prescott Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.54%.

Prescott Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,983

Average Earnings

$42,565

Average Male

$24,472

Average Female

Prescott Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prescott Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prescott Language

99.55% of Prescott residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Prescott Language

Prescott Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,37577156.07%
White1,39624817.77%
Multiple2525100%
Hispanic11721.71%
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35.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.03%

Male Poverty Rate

46.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prescott

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prescott is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prescott is Hispanic, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.4%.

Prescott Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.04%
High School41.4%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater
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Prescott Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.9%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed20.55%
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Prescott Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prescott Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prescott Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

18.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.3%

Male Marriage Rate

15.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Prescott Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Prescott Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Prescott Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prescott Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

148

Number of Veterans

145

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Prescott Veterans by War

count

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Prescott Veterans by Age

count

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Prescott Veterans by Race

Prescott Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

99.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prescott Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Prescott Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prescott Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prescott Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.24%

Born in Prescott

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Prescott residents were born in the United States, with 74.24% having been born in Arkansas. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Prescott Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,937-14-0.47%
20282,951-14-0.47%
20272,965-14-0.47%
20262,979-14-0.47%
20252,993-14-0.47%
20243,007-14-0.46%
20233,021-14-0.46%
20223,035-14-0.46%
20213,049-36-1.17%
20203,0851173.94%
20192,968-30-1%
20182,998-16-0.53%
20173,014-30-0.99%
20163,044-54-1.74%
20153,098-53-1.68%
20143,151-51-1.59%
20133,202-57-1.75%
20123,259-37-1.12%
20113,296
20103,296-390-10.58%
20003,686130.35%
19903,673-430-10.48%
19804,1031824.64%
19703,92138810.98%
19603,533-427-10.78%
19503,96078324.65%
19403,1771444.75%
19303,03334212.71%
19202,691-14-0.52%
19102,705
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Prescott Population by Year