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Population (year 2000): 8,707. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,234 (+6.1% change)
Males: 4,255 (48.9%), Females: 4,452 (51.1%)

New Haven County

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $67,560 (year 2000)
Median house value: $180,700 (year 2000)

Prospect, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Prospect:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (29.3%), Irish (21.6%), English (11.7%), German (11.1%), Polish (9.1%), French (8.7%).Connecticut

Elevation: 852 feet

Prospect,

For population 25 years and over in Prospect

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prospect town

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

5.7% Foreign born (3.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Waterbury, (5.5 miles pop. 107,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (50.4 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (84.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: CT (5.0 miles Naugatuck, Village, CT (5.3 miles Cheshire CT (5.4 miles Cheshire, CT Waterbury, (5.5 miles CT (5.7 miles Bethany, CT (6.9 miles Wolcott,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 31 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $182,600

Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 72.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Manufacturing (19.1%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Average climate in Prospect, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prospect-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Prospect city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Prospect:
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WATERBURY, CT)
  • CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 11 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT)
  • WATERBURY HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (about 11 miles; WATERBURY, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Prospect, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prospect:
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 19 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 27 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 28 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prospect:
  • WATERBURY (about 10 miles; WATERBURY, CT; ID: N41)
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 11 miles; OXFORD, CT; ID: OXC)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 12 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)

Amtrak stations near Prospect:
  • 12 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect:
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; WATERBURY, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,834)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; HAMDEN, CT; FT enrollment: 5,836)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,808)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 16 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
Public primary/middle schools in Prospect:
  • LONG RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 640; Location: 38 COLUMBIA AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ALGONQUIN SCHOOL (Students: 524; Location: 30 COER RD.; Grades: PK - 03)
  • COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 12 CENTER ST.; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 207 NEW HAVEN ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Library in Prospect:
  • PROSPECT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $279,766; Location: 17 CENTER ST.; 36,062 books; 946 audio materials; 1,407 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)

Prospect compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Prospect:
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WWCO (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect:
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Prospect:
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)

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