Prospect is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,144 people and just one neighborhood, Prospect is the 751st largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Prospect isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Prospect are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prospect is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prospect who work in office and administrative support (14.64%), sales jobs (12.50%) and food service (8.39%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Prospect is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Prospect’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet borough because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Prospect has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Prospect has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Prospect than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Prospect may be for you.