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Prospect is a town in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.
The latitude of Prospect is 41.499N. The longitude is -72.975W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,707.
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9% of Prospect residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prospect ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prospect was $26,827, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Prospect residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Prospect, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,365.
Libraries in Prospect include Prospect Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Prospect workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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