Prospect, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Prospect, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Prospect Census Designated Place had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2018. Prospect ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prospect is located at latitude 31.4464 and longitude -92.4964 in Grant Parish. The formal boundaries for the Prospect Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 184 feet.

The Prospect Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586703) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Prospect Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant Parish.

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Prospect, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 508
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 440
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 344
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $41,145
Average Household Income $55,325
Per Capita Income $20,001


Total Housing Units 189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Average Home Value $218,555


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.79% 0.78%
Households 0.9% 0.86%
Families 1.01% 0.71%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Prospect, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prospect to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 373 22nd
Population Density # 324 32nd
Diversity Index # 434 9th
Median Household Income # 212 55th
Per Capita Income # 308 35th

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