Prospect Park, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 6,491 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 3,084  (47.5%)
Females: 3,407  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.6 years

Zip codes: 19076.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,880 (it was $45,244 in 2000)
Prospect Park:

$58,880
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,940 (it was $19,801 in 2000)

Prospect Park borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $186,837 (it was $98,700 in 2000)
Prospect Park:

$186,837
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $188,028; detached houses: $205,264; townhouses or other attached units: $171,788; in 2-unit structures: $106,396

Median gross rent in 2016: $974.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.4%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 82.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Prospect Park, PA (2010)
    • 5,91091.6%White alone
    • 1832.8%Black alone
    • 1241.9%Hispanic
    • 1181.8%Asian alone
    • 1021.6%Two or more races
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%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 Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania as of August 22, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prospect Park is 3,240 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Prospect Park by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(76.4)
5
(76.7)
4
(61.7)
4
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
8
(122.2)
7
(108.1)
5
(77.3)
2
(30.8)
4
(61.6)
3
(46.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(351.6)
27
(414.4)
25
(385.9)
19
(294.3)
23
(359.3)
31
(485.4)
22
(336.1)
25
(386.1)
13
(201.0)
20
(308.4)
9
(138.7)
11
(169.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(229.3)
17
(260.9)
24
(370.5)
10
(154.9)
14
(218.7)
16
(250.5)
26
(397.2)
25
(386.1)
13
(201.0)
4
(61.7)
8
(123.2)
5
(77.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(1,972)
105
(1,612)
120
(1,852)
107
(1,658)
124
(1,937)
126
(1,973)
139
(2,124)
145
(2,239)
93
(1,438)
91
(1,403)
96
(1,479)
63
(973.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(91.7)
7
(107.4)
11
(169.8)
12
(185.9)
6
(93.7)
10
(156.6)
6
(91.7)
8
(123.6)
7
(108.2)
8
(123.3)
3
(46.2)
2
(30.9)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3)222.4197.2209.3169.5172.1210.8224.0248.5156.0141.2130.094.7

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
Pennsylvania average:

1.90
March 2016 cost of living index in Prospect Park: 104.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (23.9%), Italian (21.9%), American (8.4%), German (6.5%), English (2.7%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/07/1894

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 8,721 people per square mile   (high).

Prospect Park,PA real estate house value index trend

Prospect Park, Pennsylvania map

387 residents are foreign born (3.0% Africa, 1.6% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This borough:

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,868 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,986 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camden, NJ (11.2 miles , pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (11.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Norwood borough, PA (0.7 miles ),
Ridley Park borough, PA (1.0 miles ),
Folsom, PA (1.0 miles ),
Glenolden borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Folcroft borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Rutledge borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Tinicum Township, PA (1.2 miles ),
Darby Township, PA (1.3 miles )
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Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 75.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,788 (-27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 214 (6.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Prospect Park, PA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Prospect Park, PA in 2016
Prospect Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Prospect Park, PA
Historical housing units in Prospect Park, PA
Most common industries in Prospect Park, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Air transportation (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Prospect Park, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.298. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.298
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.02. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.593. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.593
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00253. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00253
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Prospect Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Prospect Park borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prospect Park-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 49.3 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 48.0 miles away from the city center
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 285.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 289.0 miles away from Prospect Park center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.9 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 328.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prospect Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Prospect Park:

  • PROSPECT PARK HEALTH AND REHAB (815 CHESTER PIKE)
  • PROSPECT PARK NSG HOME (815 CHESTER PIKE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Prospect Park:

  • CONNER-WILLIAMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RIDLEY PARK, PA)
  • TAYLOR HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; RIDLEY PARK, PA)
  • TCC AT TAYLOR HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RIDLEY PARK, PA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT AT TAYLOR HOSP (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RIDLEY PARK, PA)
  • RELIANT HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FOLSOM, PA)
  • REDEEMER HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; GLENOLDEN, PA)
  • ELWYN INC/WOODLYN (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WOODLYN, PA)

Amtrak stations near Prospect Park:

  • 9 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.
  • 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.
  • 12 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.

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

  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 4 miles; Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • University of the Sciences (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • Neumann University (about 7 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 8 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 9 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public high school in Prospect Park:

  • INTERBORO SHS (Students: 1,372, Location: 16TH & AMOSLAND ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Prospect Park:

  • PROSPECT PARK SCH (Students: 605, Location: 10TH & PENNSYLVANIA AVENUES, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Prospect Park

Library in Prospect Park:

  • PROSPECT PARK FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $71,243; Location: 720 MARYLAND AVE; 11,301 books; 394 audio materials; 543 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 27 other licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Prospect Park: Ridleyville (A), Moore Station (B), Marton Homestead (C), Emporium Junction (D), Prospect Park Station (E), Prospect Park Borough Hall (F), Prospect Park Fire Company Station 8 (G), Prospect Park Library (H), Prospect Park Police Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Prospect Park: Prospect Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

62.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
163 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
169 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Prospect Park (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Interboro Branch at 501 Chester Pike, branch established on 1956/02/14. 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

For population 15 years and over in Prospect Park:

Marital status in Prospect Park, PA
  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Prospect Park:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Prospect Park
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Prospect Park, PA (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,50650
Mainline Protestant52,224169
Evangelical Protestant24,456136
Other9,00927
Black Protestant5,61739
Orthodox5,0968
None200,071-
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: 103
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
This county:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 313
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.3%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Prospect Park:

21.9%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Prospect Park:

12.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Prospect Park:

35.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Prospect Park:

56.7%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Prospect Park:

78.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prospect Park, PA 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$63,710$95,5657$4,728
Streets and Highways 2$8,714$52,2840$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,499$38,99416$3,895
Solid Waste Management 2$5,617$33,7020$0
Sewerage 1$3,969$47,6280$0
Financial Administration 0$0 3$804
Health 0$0 2$242
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$344
Police - Other 0$0 12$4,838
Firefighters 0$0 2$169
Totals for Government 15$88,509$70,80745$15,020

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,334,000 ($205.52)
    Sewerage: $800,000 ($123.25)
    Regular Highways: $419,000 ($64.55)
    General - Other: $227,000 ($34.97)
    Central Staff Services: $213,000 ($32.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000 ($28.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000 ($24.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($7.09)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($6.01)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($4.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($3.70)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($2.62)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $1,160,000 ($178.71)
    Benefit Payments: $718,000 ($110.61)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $342,000 ($52.69)
    Withdrawals: $80,000 ($12.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($5.08)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($3.39)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($1.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,112,000 ($171.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $940,000 ($144.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $360,000 ($55.46)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($23.26)
    Other: $43,000 ($6.62)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $543,000 ($83.65)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $19,000 ($2.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($4.62)
    Highways: $8,000 ($1.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $90,000 ($13.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($6.01)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($2.77)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000 ($29.58)
    Highways: $112,000 ($17.25)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Tax - Property: $1,719,000 ($264.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $193,000 ($29.73)
    Public Utility License: $120,000 ($18.49)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $49,000 ($7.55)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,104,000 ($170.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,444,000 ($376.52)

4.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($73,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($690 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.74% ($50,820 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.53% ($114,050)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.51% ($96,517)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,488 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.31% ($45,190 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.73% ($97,712)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.58% ($92,262)
Businesses in Prospect Park, PA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect Park:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Prospect Park:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, 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.)
  • 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)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Prospect Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Prospect Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.0mTotal length
  • $4,622,000Total costs
  • 68,970Total average daily traffic
  • 2,960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,559Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Marin Fettman, 800 12th Avenue (1de6667c) (Lat: 39.887083 Lon: -75.311528), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 26.5 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • Marin Fettman, 800 12th Avenue (1de6667f) (Lat: 39.887139 Lon: -75.311528), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC (F/K/A Omnipoint Holdings, Inc.), Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • MARIN FETTMAN, 800 12th Avenue (1de6667c) (Lat: 39.887083 Lon: -75.311528), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 26.5 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • Dan Menser, 800 12th Avenue (1de6667f) (Lat: 39.887139 Lon: -75.311528), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, 800 12th Avenue (1de6667f) (Lat: 39.887139 Lon: -75.311528), Type: 35.1, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-8401
  • Shannon Kraus, 800 12th Avenue (1de6667f) (Lat: 39.887139 Lon: -75.311528), Type: 35.1, Structure height: 42045 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-8401

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 720 Maryland Ave (Lat: 39.886222 Lon: -75.306028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WYR613, Licensee ID: L00068603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2014, Registrant: City Of Prospect Park
  • Lat: 39.887333 Lon: -75.309361, Call Sign: WPKI931,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.787 MHz, 469.787 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/07/2022, Certifier: Ronald Mills, Registrant: Communications Systems & Solutions, Inc., 20 South Union Ave., Unit 3, Lansdowne, PA 19050, Phone: (610) 394-9000, Fax: (610) 394-2040, 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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$164,52612$165,083115$135,65214$28,9291$1,160,0003$165,3330$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$152,5000$014$149,6435$35,2001$1,200,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$200,0003$141,00057$154,93012$43,5000$01$74,0001$50,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$148,0001$120,00023$145,6525$59,8001$1,100,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$014$140,2142$80,0000$01$130,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4038.00

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 ORIGINATED5$153,4004$168,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$180,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4038.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Prospect Park, PA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prospect Park, PA
Most common first names in Prospect Park, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11980.4 years
John9472.7 years
William8673.7 years
Margaret7081.5 years
Helen5580.7 years
Joseph5070.5 years
Anna4984.7 years
James4974.2 years
Robert4667.8 years
Elizabeth4682.6 years
Most common last names in Prospect Park, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3278.8 years
Jones1876.0 years
Brown1372.3 years
Davis1376.1 years
Miller1275.7 years
Johnson1182.6 years
Murphy1173.9 years
Wilbank1073.2 years
Taylor1078.7 years
Clark980.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prospect Park, PA
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prospect Park, PA
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 34.2%Electricity
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Prospect Park compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Prospect Park on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 (19076) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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