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Prescott Valley is a town in Yavapai County, in the Prescott metro area.

The community was named after William Hickling Prescott, American historian

The latitude of Prescott Valley is 34.61N. The longitude is -112.315W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,026 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,223.


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Median household income
Local
$34,341
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Prescott Valley demographic reports
Prescott Valley is in a valley between the Bradshaw and Mingus mountains
Gold was discovered in nearby Bradshaw Mountains in 1864, and the U.S. Cavalry set up Fort Whipple

Antelope sightings still occur within the town limits

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 105. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • World Arts Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Yavapai County Fair - Sept. 20-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Prescott Valley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Mountain Valley Park, Prescott National Forest
Sports teams: Arizona Sundogs (CHL)
Historic sites and museums: Fitzmaurice Indian Ruins

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Prescott Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yavapai County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 86314 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Prescott Valley residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prescott Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prescott Valley was $16,248, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Prescott Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Prescott Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $562.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Libraries in Prescott Valley include Prescott Valley Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Yavapai County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prescott Valley political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Prescott Valley workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Prescott Valley between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Prescott Valley include Days Inn Prescott Valley, Motel 6 Prescott Valley, Super 8.

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