Prescott, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Prescott, Michigan - Basic Facts

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The Village of Prescott had a population of 258 as of July 1, 2017. Prescott ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prescott is located at latitude 44.1916 and longitude -83.9322 in Ogemaw County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Prescott (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ogemaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.

The Village of Prescott (GNIS ID: 2399022) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Prescott is located within Township of Richland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogemaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prescott population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prescott: Prescott's Camp Six.

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Prescott, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 258
Daytime Population: Workers 63
Daytime Population: Residents 142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 258
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 233
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $41,150
Average Household Income $55,331
Per Capita Income $23,224


Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $87,931
Average Home Value $107,143


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.42% -0.79%
Households -0.28% -0.82%
Families -0.81% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Prescott, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prescott to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 630 9th
Population Density # 613 12th
Diversity Index # 212 70th
Median Household Income # 478 31st
Per Capita Income # 370 47th

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