KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Prospect, KY

Prospect, KY is located in Jefferson County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Prospect is about 4,905 with about 494 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 21,728.

The Average Home Value is $429,800.00, which is roughly 78% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 56% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $142,354.00, which is roughly 73% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 60% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Prospect is about 3.4%.

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Jefferson County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 34.03% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 59.13%
Republican: 39.01%
Libertarian: 1.24%
Other: 0.62%


Nearby Locations

Barbourmeade, KY (3.04 mi.)
Ten Broeck, KY (3.04 mi.)
Manor Creek, KY (3.04 mi.)
Louisville, KY (3.04 mi.)
Green Spring, KY (3.04 mi.)
Fincastle, KY (3.04 mi.)
Lyndon, KY (3.04 mi.)
Hills Dales, KY (3.04 mi.)
Hickory Hill, KY (3.04 mi.)
Goose Creek, KY (3.04 mi.)
Creekside, KY (3.04 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 40059
Latitude : 38.377973
Longitude : -85.583118
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 655 ft.
Area Code(s) : 502

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.73
Male Population Estimate : 38.00%
Female Population Estimate : 38.89%
Median Age : 43.0
Male Median Age : 42.9
Female Median Age : 43.0

White Population Estimate : 69.12%
Black Population Estimate : 3.70%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.48%
Asian Population Estimate : 4.40%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Other Population Estimate : 0.46%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Prospect specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Jefferson County: About 12 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Jefferson County: About 612 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Jefferson County is about 66% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.