Prospect Jefferson County, Kentucky

Prospect: City in Kentucky

Prospect locator map
Location of Prospect on Kentucky map.

About

Prospect is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,636 and a population density of 459 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,842 inhabitants.

The city was created 47 years ago in 1973.

Jefferson Jacob School image
Jefferson Jacob School
Jefferson Jacob School image

Geography

Prospect is located at 38°20'42"N 85°36'56"W (38.3450700, -85.6155200).

Prospect map

Weather

Prospect forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

Prospect Quick Facts

Population : 4,842 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 40059
Phone Area Codes : 502
Area : 10.11 km2
Altitude : 469 feet / 143 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1974 (47 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Kentucky/Louisville
Local time : 15:24:26 (24th October 2021)
Density : 479 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Prospect increased by 4.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,636 - census
2011 4,661 0.54% estimation process
2012 4,700 0.83% estimation process
2013 4,751 1.07% estimation process
2014 4,775 0.5% estimation process
2015 4,800 0.52% estimation process
2016 4,821 0.44% estimation process
2017 4,838 0.35% estimation process
2018 4,833 -0.1% estimation process
2019 4,827 -0.12% estimation process
2020 4,842 0.31% estimation process

Prospect zip code is 40059. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 21111

Prospect, Sand Hill

People born in Prospect (2)

People born in Prospect, including soccer player Ray Burse, playwright Naomi Wallace, you can see a list of people who born in Prospect.

Schools in Prospect

College & universities near Prospect, KY

Code Name City ZIP
491941 Caris College Jeffersonville (IN) 47130-8293

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Prospect, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Prospect

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pr Post Office Prospect (KY) 40059

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , KY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Jeffersontown 27,562 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Pleasure Ridge Park 25,813 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Valley Station 22,756 Human settlement in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Newburg 19,967 City in Phelps County, Missouri, United States
Fern Creek 18,409 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Saint Matthews 17,985 City
Okolona 17,134 City in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, United States of America
Shively 15,690 Home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Highview 15,167 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Lyndon 11,445 City in the United States
Saint Dennis 9,177 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fairdale 8,148 City in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States of America
Middletown 7,898 City in Kentucky
Buechel 7,287 Human settlement in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Douglass Hills 5,714 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Prospect distances to largest Kentucky cities