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East Prospect, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Prospect had a population of 954 as of July 1, 2016. East Prospect ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Prospect is located at latitude 39.971 and longitude -76.5214 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of East Prospect (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Borough of East Prospect (GNIS ID: 1215741) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Prospect population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Prospect: Prospect.

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East Prospect, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 954
Population in Households 954
Population in Familes 819
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,985
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $178,390
Average Home Value $287,547


Median Household Income $54,811
Average Household Income $74,634
Per Capita Income $26,527
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.72%
Households 0.74% 0.71%
Families 1.15% 0.61%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Prospect, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Prospect to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1006 43rd
Population Density1 # 444 75th
Diversity Index2 # 722 59th
Median Household Income # 583 67th
Per Capita Income # 698 60th

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