130 Years of History The Prescott Fire Department celebrates a milestone in March--130 years of service to Prescott. Thank you! Trivia question: which organization occupies the firehouse built in 1895 in historic downtown Prescott? The Prescott Chamber of Commerce!
More National Recognition for Prescott Trip Advisor has recently ranked Prescott #3 in the Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the United States!
Even More National Recognition for Prescott NerdWallet has named the "Best Cities for Millennial Job Seekers in Arizona." Prescott ranked tenth on the list. Millennials are young workers with ages from 20 - 34. NerdWallet's research found that the millennials' population grew over 10% in Prescott from 2010 - 2013. The complete list of ten had Chandler in first place, followed by Scottsdale, Tempe, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Douglas, Tucson, Sierra Vista, Sahuarita, and Prescott.
And Even More National Recognition for Prescott The Huffington Post ran an article Dec. 2 titled "10 American Spots You Don't Know About Yet, But Should." Prescott was #3 on the list! The story was based on a report from Trip Advisor which reported places across the country that are garnering the most buzz as well as the greatest positive feedback from visitors.
Take a Deep Breath Prescott is ranked #1 in the Top 25 Cleanest Cities nationally for year-round particle pollution, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report for 2014.
Prescott Cost-of-Living Below National Average Prescott's cost-of-living is below the national average. 2014 3rd quarter figures for Prescott came in at 97.4 vs. the national average of 100. Other Arizona cities participating in the cost-of-living survey and their composite rankings were: Flagstaff (118.2), Lake Havasu City (101.3), Yuma (102.5), Sierra Vista (96.6), Phoenix (95.7) and Tucson (96.8).