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Prospect Park is a borough in Passaic County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after section of Brooklyn, NY
The latitude of Prospect Park is 40.936N. The longitude is -74.174W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,792.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prospect Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Passaic County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07524 ZIP code.
6% of Prospect Park residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prospect Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prospect Park was $16,410, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Prospect Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prospect Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $754. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,423.
Passaic County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prospect Park political report.
The average commute time for Prospect Park workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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