East Prospect, Pennsylvania

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East Prospect, Pennsylvania

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High Points

East Prospect strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 15% East Prospect People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% East Prospect Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of East Prospect, Pennsylvania

Comparing East Prospect to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Housing Recently Built 3 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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East Prospect Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 46 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County York
Metro Area York
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17317
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.971
Longitude -76.52

East Prospect Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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East Prospect Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 678 100%
Male 345 50.9%
Female 333 49.1%
Under 18 193 28.5%
18+ 485 71.5%
65+ 81 11.9%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 2.97
White 674 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.2%

Estimated East Prospect Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 762
Growth 84
Growth % 12.4%

East Prospect Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 50.3%
US/American 12.1%
Irish 8.2%
Italian 7.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Dutch 3.8%
Polish 3.1%
English 2.2%
Slovene 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Swiss 1%
Danish 1%
French Canadian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Scottish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Prospect 678 $48,051
Columbia 10,311 $42,309
Marietta 2,689 $46,905
Mountville 2,444 $51,031
Windsor 1,331 $40,057
Wrightsville 2,223 $47,083
Yorkana 239 $43,125
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