Nationwide Claims to Fame

Prospect Park is 44th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Statewide Claims to Fame

Prospect Park is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Prospect Park is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in People per household

Prospect Park is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

Prospect Park is 10th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Prospect Park is 13th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Prospect Park is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 5,888 174th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 0.5 255th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 12,347.4 14th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 31st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.4% 23rd 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.2% 244th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.9% 216th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.3% 242nd 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 51.1% 226th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.9% 30th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.5% 1st 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 170th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 50th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 6.1% 2nd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 52.1% 10th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 25.2% 235th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.5% 44th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 31.1% 53rd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 1,931 252nd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 78.3% 13th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 1,636 254th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 52.1% 203rd 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $308,100 172nd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.6 2nd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $23,444 227th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $60,429 184th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.8% 94th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Prospect Park Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 175 185th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $2,381 185th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $427 185th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $145 179th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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