Prospect Jefferson County, Kentucky

Prospect: City in Kentucky

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 48 years ago in 1973.

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 (48 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Kentucky/Louisville
Local time : 22:20:49 (28th September 2022)
Density : 479 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.25% (2010-2020)
Prospect locator map
Location of Prospect on Kentucky map.
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

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

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,506
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,503
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : Z
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,558
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,463
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 93.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 2.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 567
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.3%

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

Prospect, Sand Hill

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $96,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $975
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $388
2015-2019 median gross rent : $653
2015-2019 Households : 4,846
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,195
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,579
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 334,769
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 213,677
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,492
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,429
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,175
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,007
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 588
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 254
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 930
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 89
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 833
2010 population per square mile : 1,543.0
2010 land area in square miles : 7.43
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $224,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,317
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $402
2015-2019 median gross rent : $813
2015-2019 Households : 3,711
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.01
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,766
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 142,867
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,256
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,097
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,323
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,488
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 749
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 429
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,410
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 191
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,225
2010 population per square mile : 1,170.6
2010 land area in square miles : 6.02

People born in Prospect (2)

People born in Prospect, including soccer player Ray Burse, playwright Naomi Wallace, .

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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

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  • Prospect , Connecticut town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States with a population of 9,755 people.
  • Prospect , Kansas township in Butler County, Kansas with a population of 2,402 people.
  • Prospect , Pennsylvania township in Butler County, Kansas with a population of 1,135 people.
  • Prospect , Pennsylvania borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 1,112 people.
  • Prospect , Ohio human settlement in Marion County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 994 people.
  • Prospect , North Carolina census-designated place in Robeson County, North Carolina with a population of 981 people.
  • Prospect , Maine human settlement in Waldo County, Maine, United States of America with a population of 750 people.

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