Prescott, Kansas

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Prescott is a city in Linn County, Kansas, United States. The population was 280 at the 2000 census.


Prescott is located at 38°3′47″N 94°41′47″W / 38.06306°N 94.69639°W / 38.06306; -94.69639 (38.063063, -94.696339)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 280 people, 109 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,207.0 people per square mile (470.0/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 534.5/sq mi (208.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.29% White, 0.36% Native American and 0.36% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.14% of the population.

There were 109 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.9% were non-families. 43.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 41.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 77.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,462, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $20,694 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,811. About 3.7% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.9% of those sixty five or over.


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