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Prospect Park

Prospect Park, PA is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Its population was 6,454 in the 2010 census. The borough was originally known as Moore and was incorporated in 1894. Its land is just under one square mile and has a population of around 2000 people. The town was once a battleground over real estate. However, John Cochran, a Chester merchant, bought 103 acres from Joshua Pierson with the intention of dividing it up. It is also easily accessible by rail, with a connection to Amtrak. In 1874, John Cochran, a Chester businessman, bought the land and divided it up into lots for development. This subdivision developed into Prospect Park when the Reverend Mark Watkinson, pastor of Prospect Hill Baptist Church, persuaded the U.S. Congress to put the motto "In God We Trust

Besides the main street of Prospect Park, the town is also connected to several smaller towns nearby. The municipal offices of Prospect Park are located at 720 Maryland Avenue. Prospect Park is close to several other commuter suburbs that were developed in the late nineteenth century. Ridley Park, Norwood, and Glenolden are just a few of these. Although the towns were originally planned as separate towns, the subsequent development made them practically contiguous.

Compared to the national average, workers in Prospect Park, PA have longer commutes. 1.62% of the population commutes more than fifty-one minutes. While their sex compositions may vary, the income of the households living in Prospect Park, PA is significantly lower than the median income of other Pennsylvania cities. The chart below shows how the median income of the residents in Prospect Park, PA compared to their parents and neighboring geographies.  Next article

 

There are a lot of great places to visit and see in Prospect Park, PA. We compiled a quick list here.

Point Of Interest #1 Famous Crab Cakes Prospect Park, 913 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park, PA 19076

Point Of Interest #2 Marty Magee's Irish Pub, 1110 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park, PA 19076

Point Of Interest #3 Witmer Memorial Field, 930 4th Ave, Prospect Park, PA 19076

Point Of Interest #4 Morton Homestead, Morton Homestead State Park, 100 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park, PA 19076

Point Of Interest #5 Los Machetes Authentic Mexican Restaurant, 856 Chester Pike, Prospect Park, PA 19076

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