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Prescott is a city in Columbia County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.
The community was named for the owners of a local sawmill
The latitude of Prescott is 46.049N. The longitude is -122.886W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 71.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prescott demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97048 ZIP code.
17% of Prescott residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prescott ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prescott was $13,773, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Prescott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prescott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $550. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $817.
Columbia County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prescott political report.
The average commute time for Prescott workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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