Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area AZ Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 225,968
Population in Households 222,218
Population in Familes 170,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,750
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 98,002
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 61,412
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 120,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,603 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 31,399 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,089 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $225,649
Average Home Value $294,808


Median Household Income $42,940
Average Household Income $59,774
Per Capita Income $26,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.19%
Households 1.21% 1.28%
Families 1.03% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.