Prospect, Kentucky Population 2022

4,570
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Prospect is a city located in Jefferson County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 4,570, it is the 93rd largest city in Kentucky and the 6980th largest city in the United States. Prospect is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,592 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Prospect has a population density of 1,193 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prospect is $199,415 with a poverty rate of 0.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,129 per month, and the median house value is $391,600. The median age in Prospect is 54.8 years, 56.1 years for males, and 54 years for females.

Prospect Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Prospectwas:

  • White: 88.85%
  • Asian: 7.88%
  • Black or African American: 2.86%
  • Other race: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Prospect, Kentucky is 4,570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,592.

Prospect, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,40888.85%
Black or African American1422.86%
Asian3917.88%
Some Other Race200.40%
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Prospect Population by Race

Prospect Population Pyramid 2022

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Prospect Median Age

54.9


Total

55.5


Male

53.8


Female

Prospect Adults

There are 4,060 adults, (1,476 of whom are seniors) in Prospect.

Prospect Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Prospect Sex Ratio

Female

2,623

52.87%

Male

2,338

47.13%

Prospect Population by Age

Prospect Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prospect Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married99.1%0.9%
All95.1%4.9%
Non Family84.4%15.6%
Female78%22%

95.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prospect Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0382.4395.1
Married1,5112.7899.1
Male72.14100
Female593.4178
Non Family4611.1984.4

2.79

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Prospect Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.34%
9th to 12th Grade70.18%
High School Graduate2326.11%
Some College62916.56%
Associates Degree1022.68%
Bachelors Degree1,40336.93%
Graduate Degree1,41337.19%
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Prospect Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian282282247
Hispanic535340
White3,3383,3252,473
Black12611956

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.59%.

Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$95,556$118,641$55,995
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,241$$32,069
Some College$65,673$123,654$41,069
Bachelors Degree$67,438$85,750$60,417
Graduate Degree$138,185$212,847$107,292

$95,556

Average Earnings

$118,641

Average Male

$55,995

Average Female

Prospect Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prospect Language by Age

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Prospect Language

90.85% of Prospect residents speak only English, while 9.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.41% of the population.

Prospect Language

Prospect Poverty by Race

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0.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.30%

Male Poverty Rate

0.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prospect

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prospect is White, with 0.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prospect is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.40%.

Prospect Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School0.00%
Some College0.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.50%

Prospect Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed12.00%

Prospect Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prospect Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$152,973$209,372
Families$189,406$248,849
Married Families$195,625-
Non Families$58,229$73,009
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Income by Household Type

Prospect Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.8%

Male Marriage Rate

66.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Prospect Married by Age and Sex

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Prospect Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Prospect Marital Status by Race

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Prospect Marital Status

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239

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War37
Vietnam131
Korea7
World War II27

Prospect Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5419
55 to 6444
65 to 7499
75+77

Prospect Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2175.99%
Black2215.49%

Prospect Veterans by Race

Prospect Veterans by Education

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2.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prospect Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Prospect Employment by Age

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Prospect Employment by Race

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Prospect Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.11%

Born in Prospect

89.52%

Native Born

10.48%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

6.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.52% of Prospect residents were born in the United States, with 57.11% having been born in Kentucky. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prospect Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,7880.00%
20004,6571,8695.26%
20104,698410.09%
20114,687-11-0.23%
20124,676-11-0.23%
20134,665-11-0.24%
20144,654-11-0.24%
20154,643-11-0.24%
20164,632-11-0.24%
20174,621-11-0.24%
20184,610-11-0.24%
20194,599-11-0.24%
20204,592-7-0.15%
20214,581-11-0.24%
20224,570-11-0.24%

Prospect Population by Year