This area was first known as Sand Hill in the late 18th century. This small town along the Ohio River was incorporated as city in 1974. Estimated population for 2014 was around 5,000. This small town has quite a bit to offer! 5 star hotels, 4 star restaurants, many parks and even a pond to go fishing!
Let’s do some Fun facts:
Prospect Kentucky is growing, community and employment wise.
- The median age for Prospect is mid 3o’s to late 40’s.
- Ranked #3 for Safest Cities for Families with young children.
- Income taxes are 5.80 %.
- Family median Income ism 147,000.
One of the major attractions for this small town is a place called Paint and sip. Your place to paint, sip and create! Located in Norton Commons, we offer a variety of arts and crafts classes…beyond just canvas! Gather your friends, pick a beautiful art project from our class calendar, add a drink or two from our bar, and you have the recipe for the perfect night out! (Excerpt from Paint and Sip) Rita Yussman a local award-winning artist for her work on Kentucky Derby posters teaches a class at a Paint and Sip shop, from the reviews it’s an excellent place to share with a loved one or some friends.
COWLEY PARK: A two-acre park with a traditional gazebo that can be reserved for family activities, Community celebrations such as 4th of July festivals and summer music fests. Prospect is also big on keeping families safe. They offer a program called “House Watch”, if you go out of town you can request to have police patrol your home. An extra piece of mind to any homeowner. Prospect has one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the area. The reviews rave of how dedicated and positive the staff are at the school. Goshen at Hillcrest Elementary is ranked with 10 stars!! There are several sub divisions in Prospect that have beautiful homes, several sub-divisions, to be exact 10 different neighborhoods. Part of Prospect Kentucky is Oldham County, which has great schools and tax benefits. The other half is Jefferson County, with social and political benefits.
- Pros of living in Prospect Kentucky
- The Cost of Living
- Arts and Culture
- Attractive historic district
Bert says: “It has a prosperous river town character with a distinct southern accent.”
After doing research on this small town, it seems to have some friendliness and good down home country feel. Great school systems and a good employment rate.
If you are looking for a small town with a big town feel, Prospect Kentucky is the place to be!! A good place for the kids to go to school, dad to go fishing and family fun!! Close to the Big City of Louisville with the small town feel. Prospect Kentucky may be just what you’re looking for to purchase your next home. Family living and prosperous. Let us show you some of the beautiful homes this little town has to offer! Give us a call to schedule a showing today!