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People

Total Population 13,939
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 6%
Employed Population 16+ 6,164
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 67.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.3%
Median Earnings25+ $60,912
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,788
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,571

Wealth

Median Family Income $128,265
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 10.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 11.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,288
Median House Value $365,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 12.2%

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

Prosper Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of McKinney, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles N of Dallas, Texas
County Collin
Standard Zip Codes 75078
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.236
Longitude -96.8

Prosper 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 MC KINNEY 3 S
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 76 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station LAVON DAM
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 40 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Celina 6,894 $102,153
Fairview 8,109 $104,434
Frisco 137,797 $124,794

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

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Prosper Community Library
300 EAGLE LN
Prosper, Texas
(972) 346-2455
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605 E 7TH ST
972-346-2455
Serves 373 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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