Living in Prospect Park, NJ

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Prospect Park SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
6

Prospect Park, NJ Crime Report

100
Total Crimes
1,696.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-33.93%
Below National Average

Prospect Park, NJ Cost Of Living

118
Prospect Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Prospect Park, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
5,861
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
19.5%
Median Home
$263,000
Median Income
$51,523
Median Rent
$1,336

Rankings for Prospect Park in New Jersey

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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9

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10

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Population 7,964

Map Of Prospect Park, NJ

Population over time in Prospect Park

Year Population % Change
2017 5,861 -1.6%
2016 5,955 0.6%
2015 5,919 -0.1%
2014 5,924 0.2%
2013 5,915 0.3%
2012 5,896 0.6%
2011 5,860 0.4%
2010 5,835 0.0%
2009 5,833 -
Crime/100k Prospect Park NJ USA
Violent Crime 84.8 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 50.9 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 17.0 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 1612.1 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 288.5 215.9 376.0
Larceny 1120.0 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 203.6 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Prospect Park

White
20.1% (1,179)
African American
23.2% (1,360)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.3% (136)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (109)
Hispanic
52.5% (3,077)
Race Prospect Park NJ USA
White 20.1% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 23.2% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 52.5% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Prospect Park, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
6.5% (38,373)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (37,649)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.1% (70,954)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (52,853)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (86,159)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (101,725)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (55,750)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.3% (89,779)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (28,599)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (24,254)
Income Prospect Park NJ USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.1% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.3% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Prospect Park

Female
50.7% (2,972)
Male
49.3% (2,889)
Gender Prospect Park NJ USA
Female 50.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Prospect Park for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (410)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (586)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,285)
Some College
21.0% (1,230)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (293)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (761)
Master's Degree
4.0% (234)
Professional Degree
1.0% (58)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Prospect Park NJ USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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