About This Place
Prosper is a town in Collin and Denton counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 2,097 at the 2000 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,097 people, 678 households, and 589 families residing in the town. The latest 2009 census brought Prosper to a population of 9,350. The population density was 423.6 per square mile (163.6/km2). There were 717 housing units at an average density of 144.8 per square mile (55.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.23% White, 0.29% African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 5.15% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.17% of the population. The current population posted is 9,350 and as of July 2011 the population hovers around 11,500.
There were 678 households out of which 50.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.5% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.34.