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Population (year 2000): 6,594. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,449 (-2.2% change)
Males: 3,169 (48.1%), Females: 3,425 (51.9%)

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Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $45,244 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,100 (year 2000)

Prospect Park, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Prospect Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (40.4%), German (21.4%), Italian (19.5%), English (13.0%), Polish (6.3%), United States (3.6%).

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Land area: 0.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Prospect Park

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prospect Park borough

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

2.9% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -171 (-2.5%).




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Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 75.31 W


Prospect Park, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Retail trade (12.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,824 (-27.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 253 (7.5%)


 

Crime in Prospect Park by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 15.2 0.0
Robberies 4 3 5 5
    per 100,000 60.7 45.5 75.8 75.8
Assaults 11 16 23 27
    per 100,000 166.8 242.6 348.8 409.5
Burglaries 11 25 15 17
    per 100,000 166.8 379.1 227.5 257.8
Thefts 107 122 129 105
    per 100,000 1622.7 1850.2 1956.3 1592.4
Auto thefts 8 19 6 7
    per 100,000 121.3 288.1 91.0 106.2
137.9 185.8 200.0 194.9


Average climate in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prospect

Prospect Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Prospect Park city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Prospect Park:
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - DELAWARE COUNTY (about 4 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prospect Park:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 26 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 44 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prospect Park:
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 3 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 12 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 13 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)

Amtrak stations near Prospect Park:
  • 9 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully 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, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0 $0   2 $589
Sewerage 1 $2,786 $33,432 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 9 $44,715 $59,620 4 $3,463
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   2 $252
Streets and Highways 2 $6,116 $36,696 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $4,562 $27,372 9 $2,852
Police - Other 0 $0   7 $3,543
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $124
Health 0 $0   1 $177
Solid Waste Management 2 $3,942 $23,652 0 $0
Totals for Government 16 $62,121 $46,590 26 $11,002


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect Park:
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 6 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,138)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
Public high school in Prospect Park:
  • INTERBORO SHS (Students: 1,417; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Prospect Park:
  • PROSPECT PARK SCH (Students: 631; Grades: 01 - 08)
  • KINDERGARTEN ACADEMY (Students: 248; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Prospect Park:
  • PROSPECT PARK FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,547; Location: 720 MARYLAND AVE; 13,963 books; 25 audio materials; 280 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Prospect Park: Moore Station (A), Ridleyville (B), Marton Homestead (C).

Church in Prospect Park: Prospect Hill Church (A).


Prospect Park compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Prospect Park:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect Park:
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Prospect Park:
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

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