Prospect, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,191. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,142 (-4.1% change)
Males: 589 (49.5%), Females: 602 (50.5%)

Zip code: 43342

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $46,316 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,400 (year 2000)

Races in Prospect:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), United States (13.2%), Irish (12.0%), English (9.6%), Dutch (4.1%), Welsh (3.4%).

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prospect

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prospect village

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prospect:

  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MARION, OH)
  • GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; DELAWARE, OH)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF UNION COUNTY (about 19 miles; MARYSVILLE, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prospect:

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prospect:

  • PACKER (about 5 miles; RADNOR, OH; ID: 5E9)
  • MARION MUNI (about 14 miles; MARION, OH; ID: MNN)
  • DELAWARE MUNI (about 15 miles; DELAWARE, OH; ID: DLZ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect:

  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 31 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,226)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; ADA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,161)
Public primary/middle school in Prospect:

  • ELGIN SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 200 N EAST ST; Grades: PK – 06)