Prospect Park, PA Population

Population: 6,594. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,449 (-2.2% change)
Males: 3,169 (48.1%), Females: 3,425 (51.9%)

Zip code: 19076

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $45,244
Median house value: $98,100

Races in Prospect Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.0%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (40.4%), German (21.4%), Italian (19.5%), English (13.0%), Polish (6.3%), United States (3.6%).

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prospect Park

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prospect Park borough

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

2.9% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -171 (-2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prospect Park:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL – DELAWARE COUNTY (about 4 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • MERCY FITZGERALD HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; DARBY, PA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; DREXEL HILL, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prospect Park:

  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 6 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 26 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 44 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prospect Park:

  • PHILADELPHIA (about 3 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; Abbreviation: 9N2)
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 12 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: 7N7)
  • PENN’S LANDING (about 13 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: P72)
Amtrak stations near Prospect Park:

  • 9 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect Park:

  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 6 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; MEDIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,248)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 19,324)
  • DREXEL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,823)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,138)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,198)

Schools

Public high school in Prospect Park:

  • INTERBORO SHS (Students: 1,417; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Prospect Park:

  • PROSPECT PARK SCH (Students: 631; Grades: 01 – 08)
  • KINDERGARTEN ACADEMY (Students: 248; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Prospect Park:

  • PROSPECT PARK FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,547; Location: 720 MARYLAND AVE; 13,963 books; 25 audio materials; 280 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)

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