Prospect Park, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Prospect Park Census Designated Place had a population of 323 as of July 1, 2018. Prospect Park ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prospect Park is located at latitude 41.5187 and longitude -78.21 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Prospect Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The Prospect Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630034) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Prospect Park Census Designated Place is located within Township of Shippen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cameron County.

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Prospect Park, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 323
Population in Households 323
Population in Familes 273
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $51,636
Average Household Income $69,571
Per Capita Income $29,212


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $98,810
Average Home Value $128,074


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.15% -0.37%
Households 0.0% -0.14%
Families 1.09% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Prospect Park, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prospect Park to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1489 16th
Population Density # 1378 22nd
Diversity Index # 1580 10th
Median Household Income # 905 49th
Per Capita Income # 630 64th

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