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Education

Educational Attainment 1

Approximately 214 residents three years and older are enrolled in school. 58 are in nursery school, 6 are in kindergarten, 84 are in elementary school or middle school (1st through 8th grade), 41 are in high school, and 25 are in college or graduate school.
Educational attainment out of 1,094 residents 25 and older
Less than 9th grade Dropped out in high school High School Diploma Some college Associate's Bachelor's Graduate or professional degree
50 217 352 227 100 101 47

Of residents 25 and older approximately 75.6% (+-12.3% margin of error) have completed high school and 13.5% (+-8% margin of error) have completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

Living

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Prosperity has an approximate population of 1498 people.
Closest Cities and Places: Bradley WV (~2.23 miles) Stanaford WV (~3.39 miles) Piney View WV (~3.61 miles) Mount Hope WV (~4.04 miles) Mabscott WV (~4.93 miles)
Nearest Large Cities: Winston Salem NC (~130.61 miles) Greensboro NC (~142.19 miles) High Point NC (~144.39 miles) Columbus OH (~176.69 miles) Lexington Fayette urban county KY (~178.31 miles)

Housing, Rent, and Vehicles 1

Out of 660 households nearly 64 have no vehicles available for use.
342 (51.8%) have one vehicle, 217 (32.9%) have two vehicles, and 37 (5.6%) have 3 or more.
There are approximately 660 occupied housing units in Prosperity. 451 are owner-occupied and 209 are renter-occupied.
The average home size for homes that are owned is 2 people while the average rented household is home to 3 people.
When did they move here?
2005 or later 2000 to 2004 1990 to 1999 1980 to 1989 1970 to 1979 1969 or earlier
174 (26.4%) 152 (23%) 132 (20%) 64 (9.7%) 32 (4.8%) 106 (16.1%)
Percentage by year that people moved to Prosperity

The average home value is estimated to be $87,000.
41.9% of homes have a mortgage while 58.1% do not have a mortgage.
Let's see how the home values breakdown
Under $50,000 $50,000 to $99,999 $100,000 to $149,999 $150,000 to $199,999 $200,000 to $299,999 $300,000 to $499,999 $500,000 to $999,999 $1,000,000 or more
2.7% 59.2% 14.9% 12.2% 8.4% 2.7% 0% 0%

The average rent per month in Prosperity is $600.
Let's take a look at how much renters pay per month
Less than $200 $200 to $299 $300 to $499 $500 to $749 $750 to $999 $1,000 to $1,499 over $1,500
0% 0% 0% 76% 24% 0% 0%

Employment and Income 1

Out of an estimated 1,231 residents 16 and older 668 are in the labor force while 563 are not in the labor force. Of those within the labor force approximately 1.9% are unemployed.
Public vs. Private: Approximately 89.4% work for a private business while 9% work for the government. 1.6% are self-employed (and not incorporated).
The mean travel time to work is 20.8 minutes.
Means of Transportation to Work
Car, Truck, Van (alone) Car, Truck, Van (carpooled) Public Transportation Walked Other Means Work from home
78.1% 13.7% 0% 0% 8.2% 0%

Occupation Number of workers Percentage
Management, business, science, arts 114 18.3%
Service Industry 134 21.5%
Sales and Office 250 40.2%
Construction, natural resources, maintenance 14 2.3%
Production and Transportation 110 17.7%
Occupation comparison for Prosperity

Industry Number of workers Percentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing/hunting, mining 34 5.5%
Construction 0 0%
Manufacturing 25 4%
Wholesale 14 2.3%
Retail 215 34.6%
Transportation, warehousing, utilities 23 3.7%
Information 7 1.1%
Finance, real estate, rentals, 0 0%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, waste management 32 5.1%
Education, health care, social service 98 15.8%
Art, recreation, entertainment, food service, accommodations 112 18%
Other services 48 7.7%
Public administration 14 2.3%
Most common industries chart for Prosperity

The median household income is $31,389 while the mean household income is $43,934.
The median income for all workers in the labor force is $21,750. The median is $30,357 for full-time men compared to $30,380 for full-time women.
Household Income Number of Households Percentage
Less than $10,000 20 3%
$10,000 to $14,999 45 6.8%
$15,000 to $24,999 151 22.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 158 23.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 110 16.7%
$50,000 to $74,999 99 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 27 4.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 26 3.9%
$150,000 to $199,999 0 0%
$200,000 or more 24 3.6%

Marital Status 1

Marital Status (of men and women over 15)
Men
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 124 27.4% +/-17.6%
Currently Married 209 46.1% +/-19.6%
Separated 0 0% +/-6.9%
Widowed 0 0% +/-6.9%
Divorced 120 26.5% +/-18.7%
Marital status of men in Prosperity
Women
SubjectEstimate Percent of Pop. Margin of Error
Never Married 133 17.1% +/-11.1%
Currently Married 199 25.6% +/-13.5%
Separated 34 4.4% +/-5.9%
Widowed 217 27.9% +/-11.1%
Divorced 195 25.1% +/-16.8%
Marital status of women in Prosperity

Demographics

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Age 2

Age Demographics
The median age for all residents is 41.7. The median age for men is 40.3 and 43.9 for women.
Age Total Percent
Under 5 97 6.5%
5 to 9 79 5.3%
10 to 14 80 5.3%
15 to 19 86 5.7%
20 to 24 89 5.9%
25 to 29 93 6.2%
30 to 34 106 7.1%
35 to 39 92 6.1%
40 to 44 70 4.7%
45 to 49 114 7.6%
50 to 54 121 8.1%
55 to 59 125 8.3%
60 to 64 110 7.3%
65 to 69 58 3.9%
70 to 74 63 4.2%
75 to 79 60 4%
80 to 85 33 2.2%
85 or older 22 1.5%

Race and Ethnicity 2

Race and Ethnicity
Race Total Percent
White 1,416 94.5%
Black 25 1.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25 1.7%
Asian 7 0.5%
Native American/Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 0 0%
Other Race 5 0.3%
Two or more races 19 1.3%
Race and Ethnicity breakdown of Prosperity

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1 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2010 American Community Survey
2 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census

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