Prospect, VA 23960 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23960: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prospect, VA 23960

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 733
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Prince Edward County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.318, Longitude -78.553
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Prospect, VA 23960 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,111
Daytime Population: Workers 220
Daytime Population: Residents 1,104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,324
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 2,111
Population in Familes 1,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $47,193
Average Household Income $53,674
Per Capita Income $20,214


Total Housing Units 946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $164,216
Average Home Value $206,696


Total Households 795
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 570
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% 0.28%
Households 0.12% 0.2%
Families 0.0% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Prospect, VA 23960 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23960 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 514 41st
Population Density # 582 33rd
Diversity Index # 244 72nd
Median Household Income # 522 40th
Per Capita Income # 727 17th

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