|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Prospect Park is 6,378. Prospect Park, Pennsylvania is the 4,187th largest city in the US.
Prospect Park is located entirely in Delaware County.
The peak population of Prospect Park was in 1990, when its population was 6,764. In 1990, Prospect Park was the 3,317th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,187th largest city in the US. Prospect Park is currently 5.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Prospect Park has shrunk 3.1% since the year 2000. Prospect Park, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Prospect Park has a population density of 8,853.2 people per square mile.
|4181||Twin Lakes, Wisconsin||6,388||23.6%|
|4184||De Soto, Kansas||6,380||38.6%|
|4185||Gun Barrel City, Texas||6,378||20.5%|
|4186||Pigeon Forge, Tennessee||6,378||18.8%|
|4187||Prospect Park, Pennsylvania||6,378||-3.1%|
|4189||Ville Platte, Louisiana||6,368||-25.6%|
The total voting age population of Prospect Park, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,815. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.2% of the residents of Prospect Park are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Prospect Park are 90.5% White, 6.0% Black, 2.7% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 0.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Prospect Park, 15.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.8%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Prospect Park.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.0% of Prospect Park residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.3% of Prospect Park residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.5% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Prospect Park residents aged 5 and older, 3.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Prospect Park is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Prospect Park, 7.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Prospect Park is $60,569.
In Prospect Park, 65.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.1% of housing units in Prospect Park.
Of all the housing units in Prospect Park, 37.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Prospect Park, 2.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Prospect Park is $1,043.
In Prospect Park, 83.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.