Prospect, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 4,923 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 2,261  (45.9%)
Females: 2,662  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

53.0 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40059.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $119,821 (it was $111,170 in 2000)
Prospect:

$119,821
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $77,372 (it was $51,469 in 2000)

Prospect city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $413,405 (it was $279,900 in 2000)
Prospect:

$413,405
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $221,838; detached houses: $225,764; townhouses or other attached units: $184,596; in 2-unit structures: $237,291; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,559; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,710; mobile homes: $35,904; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $146,551

Median gross rent in 2017: $846.

March 2019 cost of living index in Prospect: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.7%
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  • Races in Prospect, KY (2010)
    • 4,22089.8%White alone
    • 1683.6%Asian alone
    • 1653.5%Black alone
    • 942.0%Hispanic
    • 461.0%Two or more races
    • 30.06%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Prospect detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Prospect, Kentucky as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prospect is 804 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Prospect by year

Type

2006

2007

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(61.0)
3
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(63.2)
13
(269.8)
3
(61.5)
5
(102.1)
2
(40.7)
6
(122.3)
3
(60.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(20.3)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
7
(147.5)
36
(747.2)
20
(410.1)
32
(653.2)
49
(996.3)
40
(815.5)
37
(746.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
1
(21.1)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
4
(81.3)
2
(40.8)
1
(20.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)5.112.51.718.348.826.939.049.244.439.7

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City-data.com crime index in Prospect, KY

Crime rate in Prospect detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: English (20.5%), American (18.5%), German (13.6%), Irish (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.5%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1974

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,225 people per square mile   (low).

Prospect, Kentucky map

194 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,730 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,163 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (11.0 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (265.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Green Spring, KY (1.3 miles ),
River Bluff, KY (1.4 miles ),
Brownsboro Farm, KY (1.6 miles ),
Utica, IN (1.6 miles ),
Barbourmeade, KY (1.7 miles ),
Hills and Dales, KY (1.7 miles),
Spring Valley, KY (1.7 miles ),
Manor Creek, KY (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 85.61 W

Distribution of median household income in Prospect, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Prospect, KY in 2017
Prospect satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,779 (+61.8%).
Most common industries in Prospect, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Prospect, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Top executives (7.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (11.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (8.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Prospect, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.762. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.762
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.22
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Prospect-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Prospect city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Prospect-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.9 miles away from Prospect center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Prospect center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from Prospect center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from Prospect center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.8 miles away from Prospect center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prospect topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Prospect:

  • RIVERS EDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (6301 BASS ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Prospect:

  • FMC OF NORTHEAST LOUISVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-NORTHFIELD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • JEFFERSON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • JEFFERSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • EPISCOPAL CHURCH HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MEADOWVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - CAMELOT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Prospect:

  • 9 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 8 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 10 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 10 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 11 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 12 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • University of Louisville (about 12 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Kentucky State University (about 42 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Public elementary/middle school in Prospect:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hunting Creek Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Prospect Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Putneys Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Henry's Ark (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7801 Rose Island Road).

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prospect and their reported violations in the past:

WALLACE FARM (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2003), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-31-2003 to APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Prospect (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Prospect Bank Mart Branch at 9151 Us Highwasy 42, branch established on 2000/03/15. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Prospect Point Branch at 9519 U.S. Highway 42, branch established on 1975/11/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • THE BANK - Oldham County, Inc.: Prospect Branch at 12889 W. Hwy 42, branch established on 2000/02/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $142.6 mil, Deposits: $120.9 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, KY, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp, Inc., The
  • Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company: Prospect Branch at 9201 U.S. Highway 42, branch established on 2007/03/22. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $2,045.7 mil, Deposits: $1,643.0 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: S. Y. Bancorp, Inc.
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: Prospect Banking Branch at 9101 Ushwy 42, branch established on 2000/02/28. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Prospect:

Marital status in Prospect, KY
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Prospect:

  • High school or higher: 99.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Prospect
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Prospect, KY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant180,149384
Catholic120,62060
Mainline Protestant48,598129
Black Protestant35,30570
Other19,94758
Orthodox1,1803
None335,297-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 127
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Jefferson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Here:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 195
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 486
Jefferson County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

13.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.8%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Prospect:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.3%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Prospect:

37.7%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

61.1%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Prospect:

80.2%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prospect, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$22,065$44,1306$1,329
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,848$57,2356$11,685
Police - Other 1$2,830$33,9600$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$48,743$48,74312$13,014

Prospect government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $480,000 ($97.50)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $754,000 ($153.16)
    Police Protection: $669,000 ($135.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $669,000 ($135.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $541,000 ($109.89)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($5.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($2.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($10.36)
    Police Protection: $41,000 ($8.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $794,000 ($161.28)

Prospect government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,000 ($1.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($6.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($3.25)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $93,000 ($18.89)
  • Tax - Property: $1,750,000 ($355.47)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,191,000 ($241.93)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($7.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($2.03)
    Other License: $9,000 ($1.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($1.63)

Prospect government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,241,000 ($455.21)

5.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bullitt County, KY  0.37% ($42,579 average AGI)
from Oldham County, KY  0.25% ($63,903)
from Clark County, IN  0.23% ($39,209)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bullitt County, KY  0.45% ($47,332 average AGI)
to Oldham County, KY  0.32% ($95,469)
to Clark County, IN  0.26% ($43,758)
Businesses in Prospect, KY
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS3
Kroger1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Prospect:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect:

  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Prospect:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Prospect fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Prospect fatal accident list:

Nov 18, 2015 02:23 PM, Us-42, Lat: 38.330189, Lon: -85.622947, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 29, 2013 01:14 PM, Us-42, Wolf Pen Branch Rd, Lat: 38.321497, Lon: -85.622519, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 2012 03:42 PM, Sr-329, Lat: 38.357269, Lon: -85.600731, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 2007 08:47 PM, Us-42, Lat: 38.353247, Lon: -85.612419, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 1989 09:07 AM, 42, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 25, 1979 00:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.3mTotal length
  • $1,805,000Total costs
  • 53,052Total average daily traffic
  • 2,017Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,818Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Prospect)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Prospect, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MSD, At The Water Treatment Facility (Lat: 38.324500 Lon: -85.550028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 151.2 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQIG618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2017, Expiration Date: 02/04/2028, Certifier: Ronald H Pannell, Registrant: Louisville Metro Government Ema/Metrosafe, 410 South 5th Street, Louisville, KY 40202, Phone: (502) 572-3470, Fax: (502) 572-3498, Email:
  • LOUISV MSD, Hitt Lane And Ballardsville (At The Water Treatment Facility) (Lat: 38.324500 Lon: -85.550028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 151.2 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WRAD614, Licensee ID: L02131256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2017, Expiration Date: 10/17/2027, Certifier: Kevin Nuss, Registrant: County Of Oldham, 2307 S Ky Rt 393, La Grange, KY 40031, Phone: (502) 222-0111

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prospect)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Prospect)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$236,59547$291,373175$266,2815$163,4849$265,844
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$125,4003$359,64012$247,4682$84,3400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$194,3354$347,90341$283,8932$62,9952$329,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$173,4304$313,52334$306,0950$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$485,3507$236,8240$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0075.02 , 0103.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$293,0044$340,275
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$297,1131$307,860
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$205,0700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$364,760

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0075.02 , 0103.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prospect, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prospect, KY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 63 took place in 2004, and the least - 11 in 2011. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Prospect, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.2%), and Outside Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Prospect, KY
    • 22646.2%Structure Fires
    • 18237.2%Outside Fires
    • 6312.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prospect, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prospect, KY
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prospect, KY
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 24.7%Utility gas


Prospect compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Prospect on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #72 (40059) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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