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People

Total Population 1,258
Male Share of the Population 54.3%
Female Share of the Population 45.7%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 568
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 55.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,028
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $642
Median House Value $112,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 25.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Prospect Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 32 miles N of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Butler
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 16052
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.904
Longitude -80.046

Prospect Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BUTLER 2 SW
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Station BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station MERCER
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Butler 13,517 $40,731
Connoquenessing 527 $73,333
Harmony 823 $71,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Prospect Community Library
357 MAIN STREET
Prospect, Pennsylvania
(724) 865-9718
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