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East Prospect, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Prospect had a population of 941 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Prospect: Prospect.

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


Total Population 941
Daytime Population: Workers 86
Daytime Population: Residents 444
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 530
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 941
Population in Familes 806
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,944
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $56,226
Average Household Income $77,770
Per Capita Income $27,687


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $179,435
Average Home Value $282,129


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 256
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 0.54% 0.55%
Households 0.47% 0.48%
Families 0.78% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   3.8%

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, 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 # 1010 43rd
Population Density # 444 75th
Diversity Index # 679 61st
Median Household Income # 607 66th
Per Capita Income # 710 60th

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