Prescott is a city in Columbia County, Oregon, United States. Take a look below for 10 interesting and awesome facts about Prescott, Oregon, United States.
1. It was named in 1905 for the owner of the local sawmill.
2. The population was 55 at the 2010 census.
3. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2), all of it land.
4. Although the nearby community of Rainier was better known as the home of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant, whose cooling tower was imploded in May 2006, the plant was in fact located less than a mile from Prescott.
5. Prescott’s origin is that of a mill town associated with a large sawmill that was located on the west end town in an area now called Prescott Beach.
6. The community was named in 1905 for the owners of the mill. A post office was established on May 21, 1907, and ran until May 15, 1946.
7. As of the census of 2010, there were 55 people, 26 households, and 18 families residing in the city.
8. The population density was 916.7 inhabitants per square mile (353.9/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 516.7 per square mile (199.5/km2).
9. The racial makeup of the city was 85% (47 residents) White, 2% (1 resident) African American, 4% (2 residents) Native American, and 9% (5 residents) from two or more races.
10. There were 26 households, of which 11.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.56.