Prescott, Iowa

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Prescott is a city in Prescott Township, Adams County, Iowa, United States. The population was 266 at the 2000 census.


Prescott is located at 41°1′21″N 94°36′45″W / 41.0225°N 94.6125°W / 41.0225; -94.6125 (41.022517, -94.612612)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 266 people, 118 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 664.7 people per square mile (256.8/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 322.3/sq mi (124.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.62% White, and 0.38% from two or more races.

There were 118 households out of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 81.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,500, and the median income for a family was $38,542. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $14,063 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,714. About 5.8% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 9.8% of those sixty five or over.


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