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People

Total Population 730
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 373
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 58.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,500
% Above Poverty Level 88.3%
% Below Poverty Level 11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.7%
Median Gross Rent $800
Median House Value $141,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 17.4%

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

Prospect Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Waldo
Metro Area Bangor
Standard Zip Codes 04981
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.553
Longitude -68.865

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 BELFAST
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station BANGOR INTL AP
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station ORONO
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bucksport 2,481 $42,778
Frankfort 1,097 $45,417
Orland 2,164 $60,938
Stockton Springs 1,503 $57,969
Winterport 1,110 $95,417

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

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