Prospect Park, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 5,964 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 2,978  (49.9%)
Females: 2,986  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07508.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,610 (it was $46,434 in 2000)
Prospect Park:

$60,610
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,698 (it was $16,410 in 2000)

Prospect Park borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $278,928 (it was $154,700 in 2000)
Prospect Park:

$278,928
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $344,827; detached houses: $367,886; townhouses or other attached units: $346,094; in 2-unit structures: $292,251; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $210,401; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,306; mobile homes: $150,893

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,319.

March 2019 cost of living index in Prospect Park: 121.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.6% for other race residents, 4.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Prospect Park, NJ (2010)
    • 3,05552.1%Hispanic
    • 1,47925.2%White alone
    • 1,01617.3%Black alone
    • 1763.0%Asian alone
    • 1071.8%Two or more races
    • 170.3%Other race alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Prospect Park, New Jersey as of January 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prospect Park is 1,482 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Prospect Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
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)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(103.2)
2
(34.7)
2
(35.1)
5
(89.4)
9
(161.5)
7
(124.5)
5
(85.0)
3
(50.8)
5
(84.7)
6
(101.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(50.5)
1
(16.8)
3
(50.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(223.6)
7
(121.4)
11
(193.2)
3
(53.6)
16
(287.0)
6
(106.7)
8
(135.9)
5
(84.7)
4
(67.8)
3
(50.6)
5
(84.2)
11
(185.2)
2
(33.6)
1
(17.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(326.7)
14
(242.9)
39
(684.8)
27
(482.8)
22
(394.7)
54
(960.3)
35
(594.7)
31
(525.2)
47
(796.2)
27
(455.1)
31
(522.1)
4
(67.3)
27
(454.2)
17
(288.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
84
(1,445)
72
(1,249)
74
(1,299)
80
(1,431)
67
(1,202)
81
(1,441)
106
(1,801)
67
(1,135)
73
(1,237)
70
(1,180)
58
(976.9)
85
(1,431)
72
(1,211)
66
(1,120)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(154.8)
11
(190.8)
16
(280.9)
13
(232.5)
8
(143.5)
11
(195.6)
18
(305.9)
12
(203.3)
20
(338.8)
12
(202.3)
19
(320.0)
12
(202.0)
14
(235.5)
12
(203.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
1
(17.8)
1
(17.0)
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)168.7151.6171.6147.2193.0199.2190.8130.6218.7135.7118.1130.3110.9113.5

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City-data.com crime index in Prospect Park, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Albanian (4.7%), Dutch (3.1%), American (3.0%), Jamaican (2.9%), Palestinian (1.9%), Syrian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 12,429 people per square mile   (very high).

Prospect Park, New Jersey map

2,058 residents are foreign born (26.0% Latin America, 7.1% Asia).

This borough:

34.4%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,365 (3.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,746 (3.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paterson, NJ (1.5 miles , pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (13.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (15.5 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Haledon borough, NJ (0.8 miles ),
Paterson, NJ (1.2 miles ),
Hawthorne borough, NJ (1.3 miles ),
North Haledon borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Fair Lawn borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Glen Rock borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
West Paterson borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Totowa borough, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 74.17 W

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

5.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Prospect Park, NJ
Historical housing units in Prospect Park, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +771 (+15.4%).
Most common industries in Prospect Park, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Chemicals (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Prospect Park, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Prospect Park, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prospect Park, New Jersey average temperatures Prospect Park, New Jersey average precipitation Prospect Park, New Jersey humidity Prospect Park, New Jersey wind speed Prospect Park, New Jersey snowfall Prospect Park, New Jersey sunshine Prospect Park, New Jersey clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.308. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.308
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.445. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.445
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Prospect Park-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Prospect Park borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 29.2 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prospect Park-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from Prospect Park center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.4 miles away from Prospect Park center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 246.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from Prospect Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Passaic County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prospect Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Prospect Park:

  • DOCTORS SUBACUTE CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)
  • PREAKNESS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • ST JOSEPH'S WAYNE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • REGENCY GARDENS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • BARNERT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)
  • BARNERT SUBACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOME FOR ELDERLY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TOTOWA, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Prospect Park:

  • 14 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect Park:

  • Passaic County Community College (about 2 miles; Paterson, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,351)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 2 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 3 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Bergen Community College (about 5 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Montclair State University (about 6 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Jersey College (about 8 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Public elementary/middle school in Prospect Park:

  • PROSPECT PARK SCHOOL NO. 1 (Location: 94 BROWN AVENUE, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Prospect Park:

  • AL-HIKMAH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 273, Location: 278 N 8TH ST, Grades: PK-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Prospect Park: Prospect Park Volunteer Fire Department (A), Prospect Park Minicipal Building (B), Prospect Park Volunteer Fire Department Hose Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Prospect Park include: Gospel Tabernacle (A), Prospect Park Baptist Church (B), Prospect Park Holland Christian Reformed Church (C), Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Church (D), Second Christian Reformed Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Prospect Park: Prospect Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Prospect Park Borough - Boro Clerk- Municipal Court- Borough Clerk (106 Brown Avenue).

Passaic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BAILEYS BURKE PUB OUTBACK (Address: 200 BROWN AVE , Serves VT, Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Boil Water Order (AUG-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)
  • Public Education - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2008)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

3.3 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

81.0%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Prospect Park:

Marital status in Prospect Park, NJ
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Prospect Park:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
New Jersey average:

12.4

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Prospect Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Prospect Park, NJ (based on Passaic County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic199,31556
Other44,39751
Evangelical Protestant20,164110
Mainline Protestant15,79683
Orthodox5,99014
Black Protestant3,61016
None211,954-
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: 212
Passaic County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Passaic County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 64
Passaic County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Passaic County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 280
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Passaic County:

24.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Prospect Park:

48.2%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Prospect Park:

45.9%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Prospect Park:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Prospect Park:

11.7%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Prospect Park:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Prospect Park:

32.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Prospect Park:

81.1%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prospect Park, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$124,984$93,7386$4,149
Other and Unallocable 3$11,832$47,3281$1,087
Other Government Administration 2$9,565$57,39012$4,229
Judicial and Legal 2$6,563$39,3787$6,192
Police - Other 1$2,859$34,3088$4,835
Financial Administration 1$2,758$33,0962$4,689
Firefighters 0$0 5$3,496
Fire - Other 0$0 1$333
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$613
Health 0$0 1$135
Hospitals 0$0 3$6,034
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$537
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$2,217
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$158,561$76,10954$38,546

Prospect Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $230,000 ($38.56)
    Regular Highways: $217,000 ($36.38)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($6.04)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($3.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,549,000 ($259.73)
    General - Other: $1,232,000 ($206.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $353,000 ($59.19)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($45.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $187,000 ($31.35)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($25.32)
    Financial Administration: $90,000 ($15.09)
    General Public Buildings: $77,000 ($12.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $62,000 ($10.40)
    Health - Other: $61,000 ($10.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000 ($9.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($6.37)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $104,000 ($17.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $216,000 ($36.22)
    Other - Libraries: $6,000 ($1.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($4.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($1.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,027,000 ($339.87)

Prospect Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($2.52)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.01)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $114,000 ($19.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $188,000 ($31.52)
    Rents: $130,000 ($21.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($5.70)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $443,000 ($74.28)
    Other: $31,000 ($5.20)
    Health and Hospitals: $17,000 ($2.85)
  • Tax - Property: $4,039,000 ($677.23)
    Other License: $39,000 ($6.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($5.70)

Prospect Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,750,000 ($461.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,914,000 ($320.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,110,000 ($186.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($45.94)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,051,000 ($176.22)
    Beginning: $1,051,000 ($176.22)

Prospect Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $301,000 ($50.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,921,000 ($322.10)

4.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.01%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.29% ($68,784 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.54% ($63,377)
from Morris County, NJ  0.40% ($84,254)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($58,806 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
to Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($75,079)

Businesses in Prospect Park, NJ

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Prospect Park:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect Park:

  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Prospect Park:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Prospect Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Prospect Park fatal accident list:

Oct 9, 1997 06:16 PM, Cr504, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 28, 1984 05:06 PM, Cr652, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1983 12:08 AM, Cr657, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1976 02:13 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1975 02:13 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 106 Brown Ave (Lat: 40.934833 Lon: -74.192083), Call Sign: KNEN312, Licensee ID: L00078676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.165 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2002, Expiration Date: 01/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2013, Registrant: Prospect Park, Borough Of, 106 Brown Ave, Prospect Park, NJ 07508
  • End Of Planten Ave (Lat: 40.937611 Lon: -74.170417), Call Sign: KAU86, Licensee ID: L00004447,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.875 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2004, Registrant: Tilcon Inc, New Britain, CT 06050
  • End Of Planten Ave (Lat: 40.937611 Lon: -74.170417), Call Sign: KBC834, Licensee ID: L00004447,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2004, Registrant: Tilcon Inc, New Britain, CT 06050
  • Lat: 40.933167 Lon: -74.172194, Call Sign: WQRR216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.137 MHz, 468.212 MHz, 468.262 MHz, 469.412 MHz, 469.525 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2013, Expiration Date: 07/11/2023, Certifier: Joseph Fieres, Registrant: Command Radio Communications, 319 Knickerbocker Ave., Hillsdale, NJ 07642, Phone: (201) 666-0131, Fax: (201) 664-0916, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Prospect Park (Lat: 40.942861 Lon: -74.171250), Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNTQ240,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.143 MHz, 928.143 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2002, Expiration Date: 10/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013, Phone: (202) 331-9495
  • NJ-NNJ5946A, 162 North 13th Street (Lat: 40.937167 Lon: -74.175083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQLT532,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 22175.0 MHz, 23475.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NY5524, 162 North 13th Street (Lat: 40.937389 Lon: -74.174583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQF994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19645.0 MHz, 19645.0 MHz, 19645.0 MHz, 19645.0 MHz, 19645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prospect Park)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED24$221,9176$157,16750$232,0801$134,0003$164,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$128,0002$153,0004$233,5001$23,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$222,8002$191,50037$268,0006$128,8334$382,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$206,6671$127,00014$323,4291$193,0001$127,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$85,0002$187,5000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2036.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$140,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$201,0001$403,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$206,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2036.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prospect Park, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prospect Park, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
Fire incident types in Prospect Park, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prospect Park, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prospect Park, NJ
  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prospect Park, NJ
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used


Prospect Park compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Prospect Park on our top lists:

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South America (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Colombia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jamaica (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 (07508) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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