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, 2016)


Total Population 2,028
Population in Households 2,028
Population in Familes 1,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 768
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 553
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 542 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $160,345
Average Home Value $208,164


Median Household Income $41,330
Average Household Income $50,408
Per Capita Income $19,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.38%
Households 0.34% 0.36%
Families 0.26% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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, VA 23960 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23960 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia 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 # 523 40th
Population Density1 # 604 31st
Diversity Index2 # 247 72nd
Median Household Income # 615 30th
Per Capita Income # 748 14th

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