Demographics

People

Total Population4,876
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens28.4%
Employed Population 16+2,421
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married72%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher58.3%
Median Earnings25+$72,400
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,824

Wealth

Median Family Income$178,750
% Above Poverty Level98.5%
% Below Poverty Level1.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone21.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,071
Median House Value$381,700

Ancestry

German20%
English18.8%
Irish15.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.6%
Italian6%
French Except Basque4.3%
Scottish3.1%
Russian2%
Swedish1.5%
Norwegian1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Iranian0.9%
African0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Serbian0.5%
Polish0.5%
Czech0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Swiss0.2%
South African0.2%
Arab0.2%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Prospect Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes40059
Phone Area Codes
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude38.34
Approximate Longitude-85.6

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)

StationCHARLESTOWN 5 NNW
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
StationLOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp70 to 87 F
Oct Temp49 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anchorage2,281$210,469
Glenview455$250
Goshen960$96,250
Lyndon11,427$74,054
Pewee Valley1,568$131,458
St. Matthews18,147$79,155

Prospect Public Schools

Goshen At Hillcrest Elementary School
12518 Ridgemoor Dr
ZIP: 40059
(502) 228-0101
Primary
Total Enrollment 656
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