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Prospect, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Prospect had a population of 1,058 as of July 1, 2016. Prospect ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prospect is located at latitude 40.4539 and longitude -83.1848 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Prospect (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Village of Prospect (GNIS ID: 2399027) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Prospect is located within Township of Prospect, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prospect population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prospect: Middletown.

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Prospect, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,058
Population in Households 1,058
Population in Familes 873
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,462
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 437
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $122,590
Average Home Value $139,890


Median Household Income $55,104
Average Household Income $65,520
Per Capita Income $26,713
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.79% -0.53%
Households -0.57% -0.46%
Families -0.26% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Prospect, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prospect to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 645 47th
Population Density1 # 476 61st
Diversity Index2 # 978 20th
Median Household Income # 369 70th
Per Capita Income # 359 71st

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