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Retire To Prescott, AZ
City Report

Prescott, Arizona is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.



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Prescott, Arizona
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Prescott, Arizona


Prescott Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Yavapai County blank blank 211,033
Prescott 26,455 33,938 39,843



Prescott
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2014 .$266,7260.2%
Apr $255,176 . .
Mar $265,802 . .
Feb $283,732 . .
Jan $274,781 . .
2013 .$266,2759.2%
2012 .$243,86310.3%
2011 .$221,037-13.3%
2010 . $255,005 -9.6%
2009 . $281,950 -15.1%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2014)
. Prescott GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $266,726 $345,000
Nearest Big City Phoenix-Mesa na
Home Sales Price in Phoenix-Mesa $194,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 111% of Phoenix-Mesa home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2014)
. Prescott GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $266,726 $345,000
Monthly Rent $1,289 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 13.9 times the annual rent 17.0



Prescott
Cost of Living (2014)
100% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Prescott Taxes
(2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 9.2% -- 2* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 95 days 43* -- 105 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Prescott Building Permits
(single family homes)
2013 234
2012 151
2011 87
2010 53
2009 61



Prescott Interactive Maps


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