Prospect Park, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Prospect Park, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
5,853
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$280,100
Median Income
$48,838
Median Rent
$1,417

Prospect Park SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Prospect Park, NJ Crime Report

104
Total Crimes
1,782.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.01%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Prospect Park
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 104 1,782.7 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 6 102.8 195.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 3 51.4 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2 34.3 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 98 1,679.8 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 14 240.0 146.2 314.2
Larceny 79 1,354.1 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 5 85.7 115.7 246.0

Prospect Park, NJ Cost Of Living

118
Prospect Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Prospect Park New Jersey National Average
Overall 118 121 100
Services 113 107 100
Groceries 109 107 100
Health 97 100 100
Housing 133 160 100
Transportation 109 106 100
Utilities 102 98 100

Rankings for Prospect Park in New Jersey

Map Of Prospect Park, NJ

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Population over time in Prospect Park

Year Population % Change
2020 5,853 -0.1%
2019 5,861 -1.6%
2018 5,955 0.6%
2017 5,919 -0.1%
2016 5,924 0.2%
2015 5,915 0.3%
2014 5,896 0.6%
2013 5,860 0.4%
2012 5,835 0.0%
2011 5,833 -

Race / Ethnicity in Prospect Park

White
19.0% (1,113)
African American
23.2% (1,355)
American Indian
0.4% (26)
Asian
1.8% (106)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (184)
Hispanic
52.4% (3,069)
Race Prospect Park NJ USA
White 19.0% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 23.2% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 52.4% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Prospect Park

Female
47.8% (2,796)
Male
52.2% (3,057)
Gender Prospect Park NJ USA
Female 47.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 52.2% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.0% (526)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (409)
High School / GED
43.0% (2,516)
Some College
17.0% (995)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (292)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (760)
Master's Degree
3.0% (175)
Professional Degree
2.0% (117)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (58)
Education Prospect Park NJ USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 43.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Prospect Park, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
6.2% (36,294)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (34,180)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (85,627)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (75,056)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (77,875)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (63,428)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (58,494)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.5% (79,285)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (17,266)
$200,000 or more
9.9% (57,790)
Income Prospect Park NJ USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.5% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 9.9% 14.8% 8.3%

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