Prospect Park, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Prospect Park Census Designated Place had a population of 329 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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

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Prospect Park, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 329
Daytime Population: Workers 117
Daytime Population: Residents 181
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 540
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $53,104
Average Household Income $69,936
Per Capita Income $29,031


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $95,408
Average Home Value $126,181


Total Households 146
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 107
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 0.08% -0.37%
Households 0.29% -0.28%
Families 1.51% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 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 # 1483 16th
Population Density # 1369 22nd
Diversity Index # 1589 10th
Median Household Income # 784 56th
Per Capita Income # 598 66th

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