Prosperity, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,310
Males: 615 (46.9%), Females: 695 (53.1%)

Raleigh County

Zip code: 25909

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $31,632
Median house value: $74,800

Races in Prosperity:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (21.8%), English (5.4%), German (5.1%), Irish (4.4%), Polish (3.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Elevation: 2460 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prosperity

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prosperity CDP

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1.3% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prosperity:

  • BECKLEY APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • RALEIGH GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; OAK HILL, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prosperity:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 8 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 45 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 57 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prosperity:

Amtrak stations near Prosperity:

  • 11 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prosperity:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 39 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 40 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 75 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
Private high school in Prosperity:

  • GREATER BECKLEY CHRISTIAN SCHO (Students: 272; Location: 140 CRUSADER DRIVE; Grades: PK – 12)