Prescott is a city in Linn County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 264.


Prescott is located at38°3′47″N 94°41′47″W / 38.06306°N 94.69639°W / 38.06306; -94.69639 (38.063063, -94.696339). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), of which, 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

2010 Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 264 people, 109 households, and 64 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,015.4 inhabitants per square mile (392.0/km2). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 480.8 per square mile (185.6/km2).

There were 109 households of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.66.

The median age in the city was 49.8 years. 17% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 29.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

(Information courtesy Wikipedia:,_Kansas , retrieved April 14, 2016)