Prospect, KY 40059 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 40059: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prospect, KY 40059

Acceptable Alternative
River Bluff, KY 40059

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.338, Longitude -85.613
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 40059 has segments in 2 Counties (Jefferson, Oldham).

  • Businesses Addresses: 601
  • PO Box Addresses: 257
  • Residential Addresses: 7,533
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 131
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,402

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Prospect, KY 40059 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,952
Daytime Population: Workers 3,490
Daytime Population: Residents 9,346
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,836
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 18,856
Population in Familes 17,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density2 653
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $129,716
Average Household Income $177,915
Per Capita Income $64,461


Total Housing Units 7,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,252 (85.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 604 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 445 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $435,209
Average Home Value $504,239


Total Households 6,856
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 5,442
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 1.75% 1.48%
Households 1.65% 1.4%
Families 1.56% 1.36%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Prospect, KY 40059 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40059 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky 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 # 81 89th
Population Density # 76 90th
Diversity Index # 89 88th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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