Prescott AZ

Founded in 1864, Prescott AZ is the town where the Old West was lived. In a lot of ways that Cowboy charm still lives on. While Prescott does celebrate its rich past, it’s not stuck in it. It is considered one of the top emerging metropolitan cities in the United States. With clean air, cooler climates, and affordable living, Prescott is frequently featured on a number of “Best Places to Live” lists. It is also considered one of the best places in the U.S. to retire.

The natural beauty of Prescott is truly impressive. Set between the ponderosa pine forests of Prescott National Forest and the desert plains of Prescott Valley.  The area is surrounded by 16 parks and 3 lakes. Prescott has what is classified as a Mediterranean climate, with an average annual temperature of 70 degrees F, mild winters, and warm to hot summers. With such a mild climate residents enjoy a variety of outdoor activities year round.

City Information

Population 40,590
1,095 people per square mile
Males
 
49.6%
Female
 
50.4%
Median Age 54
Median Income $43,772
COLI 92.9 U.S. Avg. 100
Elevation 5,368ft
Annual Sunshine
277 sunny days a year
Annual Rainfall
63 rainy days a year
Avg Annual Temp
High 70°
Low 40°
Mar-May
High 71°
Low 40°
Jun-Aug
High 87°
Low 57°
Sep-Nov
High 68°
Low 38°
Dec-Feb
High 53°
Low 24°
Temps in °F - For more info visit U.S. Climate Data

Our Communities in Prescott

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All Prescott Communities: 34.663711, -112.403183

The geographic center of Arizona is 55 miles southeast of Prescott.