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Population

Since 2010, the City of Prescott has grown 7.3 % (+~2,942 persons)  from a total population estimate of 39,843 persons (US Census- April 1st, 2010 Decennial Est.) to 42,785 persons in 2019 (US Census-2019 ACS, 5-yr. est.).

There are approximately 325 people living in the Granite Creek Planning area today. The Granite Creek planning area is comprised of three census block groups.

Median Age by Block Group

The median age per census tract block group ranges from about 31 years (CT 9, BG 1) to 51 years (CT 9, BG 4). Prescott City’s median age is 58.3 years old. (Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) 2019 ACS, 5-yr. est.).

  • CT 9, BG 1 32 years
  • CT 11.02, BG 1 – 50 years
  • CT 9, BG 4 51 years

Housing

There are more renter occupied housing units than owner occupied housing units per census tract block group in the Granite Creek planning area. The percent of owner occupied units in Prescott City was 67.8% and renter occupied units was 32.2% in the 2010 ACS 5-year estimates (Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) 2019 ACS, 5-yr. est.).

  • CT 9, BG 1 –
    • 17% Owner Occupied Units
    • 83% Renter Occupied Units
  • CT 9, BG 4 –
    • 46% Owner Occupied Units
    • 54% Renter Occupied Units
  • CT 11.02, BG 1 –
    • 29% Owner Occupied Units
    • 71% Renter Occupied Units

Household Size

The average household size for the City of Prescott is about 2 persons per household. The average household size for the Granite Creek planning area is also about 2 persons per household.

  • CT 9, BG 1 – 2.3 persons
  • CT 11.02, BG 1 – 1.9 persons
  • CT 9, BG 4 – 1.88 persons

Education & Income

The percentage of people per census tract block group with a bachelor’s degree ranges from about 8% to about 20%, as shown in the map below. Click on the block group polygons to view a detailed pie chart displaying educational attainment. (Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) 2019 ACS, 5-yr est.)

  • CT 9, BG 4 – 8.36%
  • CT 9, BG 1 – 9.97%
  • CT 11.02, BG 1 – 19.54%

The total population holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Prescott City is 7,343 persons – roughly 17% of the population.

Educational Attainment by Bachelor’s Degree

The median household income for the Granite Creek area ranges from roughly $25,000 to $43,000 compared with the City of Prescott’s median household income of $55,734. (Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) 2019 ACS, 5-yr. est.)

  • CT 9, BG 4 – $36,020
  • CT 9, BG 1 – $34,116
  • CT 11.02, BG 1 – $42,750

Median Household Income by Census Tract Block Group