Prospect, Louisiana

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Coordinates: 31°27′00″N 92°29′15″W / 31.45000°N 92.48750°W / 31.45000; -92.48750
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Louisiana
Parish Grant
Elevation 184 ft (56.1 m)
Coordinates 31°27′00″N 92°29′15″W / 31.45000°N 92.48750°W / 31.45000; -92.48750
Area 1.49 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 - land 1.48 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2), 0.67%
Population 476 (2012)
Density 323 / sq mi (124.7 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71423
Area code 318
Location of Prospect in Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the United States

Prospect is an unincorporated community in southern Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.


As of 2012, there were 476 people with 170 households. A population density of 323/sq mi. The racial makeup of the community was 0.63% Black or African American, 95.38% White, 0.63% Native American, 0.42% Asian, and 2.94% from other races. 1.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 50% of the population are male thus the other 50% are female.

The median age of Prospect was 34.6 which is lower than the US median, 37.3. 52.69% of the population are married, 13.26% are divorced. The average household size is 2.79 people. 34.65% of people who have children are married couples while 14.96% that have children are single.

The median home cost was $93,600 with a cost of living at 14.90%. Unemployment rate was 8.60%.[1]