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Median resident age:  37.8 years
Tennessee median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 38477

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,812 (it was $32,917 in 2000)
Prospect:

$34,812
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,716

Prospect CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,687 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Prospect:

$95,687
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,034; Detached houses: $171,198; Townhouses or other attached units: $145,393; In 2-unit structures: $130,089; Mobile homes: $69,916

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Prospect races chart
  • White alone - 1,593 (86.3%)
  • Black alone - 209 (11.3%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prospect: 142.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Prospect, Tennessee as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Prospect to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Prospect CCD:  0.7% ($505)
Tennessee:  0.8% ($715)
Prospect satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (32.4 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (77.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (471.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elkton, TN (2.6 miles ), Lester, AL (2.9 miles) , Elkmont, AL (2.9 miles ), Minor Hill, TN (2.9 miles ), Ardmore, TN (3.2 miles ), Pulaski, TN (3.2 miles ), Ardmore, AL (3.3 miles ), Salem, AL (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 87.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Prospect household income distribution Prospect home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Prospect-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Prospect place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 24.2 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Prospect-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Prospect center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Prospect center
On 5/4/2007 at 16:16:28, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Giles County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Cully Cobb - Journalist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Prospect:

  • HILLSIDE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; PULASKI, TN)
  • MEADOWBROOK NH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PULASKI, TN)
  • MEADOWBROOK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PULASKI, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Prospect, TN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 28 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,995)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 31 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 32 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 40 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • University of North Alabama (about 41 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)
  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 44 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,417)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 47 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,759)

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Notable location: Giles County Fire and Rescue Squad Prospect (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Prospect include: Bethel Church of Christ (A), Poplar Hill Church (B), Fiducia Church (C), Hanna Church (D), Phoenix Chapel (E), Antioch Church (F), New Zion Church (G), Cedar Grove Church (H), Chestnut Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Trotter Cemetery (1), Kelly Cemetery (2), Kimbrough Cemetery (3), Whitfield Cemetery (4), Anthony Cemetery (5), Beasley Cemetery (6), Shores Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Liberty Branch (A), Westmoreland Branch (B), Hazelwood Branch (C), Hanna Branch (D), Haden Branch (E), Griffin Branch (F), Tackets Branch (G), Gilbert Branch (H), Ford Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  4.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

13.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prospect, TN

Prospect compared to Tennessee state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Prospect CCD (based on Giles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.85%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Independent Free Will Baptists Associations
Adherents48.6%21.2%17.2%2.6%2.0%
Congregations24.8%24.8%23.8%4.8%1.9%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.3%1.1%2.9%
Congregations1.9%4.8%1.0%2.9%9.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Giles County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Giles County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Giles County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Giles County:

32.7%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

13.5%

5.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Limestone County, AL  0.67% ($32,845 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, TN  0.65% ($21,348)
from Maury County, TN  0.44% ($30,609)


5.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Maury County, TN  0.80% ($33,595 average AGI)
to Limestone County, AL  0.62% ($25,169)
to Lawrence County, TN  0.45% ($20,729)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prospect:

  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WSLV (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ARDMORE, TN; Owner: B & E BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prospect:

  • WKSR-FM (98.3 FM; PULASKI, TN; Owner: PULASKI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEUZ (92.1 FM; MINOR HILL, TN; Owner: BROADCAST ONE, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLLX (97.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ROGER WRIGHT DBA PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • W251AC (98.1 FM; CHAPSHAW, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)

TV broadcast stations around Prospect:

  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Prospect)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi W Us Hwy 31 On Tucker Bend Rd (Lat: 35.085361 Lon: -86.964722), Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WSH370
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.305 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2004, Expiration Date: 10/30/2014
    Registrant: Radio Room South, 608 Morrow Rd, Pulaski, TN 38478, Phone: (931) 363-5038, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32002 , Serial Number: 28-7515042, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gary G Smith, 160 Deer Hunters Ln, Prospect, TN 38477, Other Owners: A Kathrine Jacob Kiss
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98067 , Serial Number: 18217, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles F Meagher, Po Box 124, Prospect, TN 38477, Other Owners: June E Meagher, Flying Service Jonathan
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98966 , Serial Number: 12-321, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Flying Service Jonathan, Flying M Ranch Box 124, Prospect, TN 38477


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