Prescott is a city in central Walla Walla County, Washington. The population was 318 at the 2010 census. Take a look below for 10 interesting and awesome facts about Prescott, Washington, United States.
1. A post office called Prescott has been in operation since 1881.
2. The city was named after C.H. Prescott, a railroad official.
3. Prescott was officially incorporated on March 13, 1903.
4. Prescott is located at 46°17′56″N 118°18′52″W (46.298872, -118.314408).
5. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.
6. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Prescott has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated “BSk” on climate maps.
7. At the 2010 census there were 318 people in 136 households, including 84 families, in the city. The population density was 795.0 inhabitants per square mile (307.0/km2). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 390.0 per square mile (150.6/km2).
8. The racial makeup of the city was 89.9% White, 0.6% African American, 0.9% Native American, 6.0% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.4%.
9. Of the 136 households 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.2% were non-families. 28.7% of households were one person and 9.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.90.
10. The median age was 44.8 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 35.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.