Mount Prospect, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 56,265. Estimated population in 2021: 54,482 (-3.2% change)
Males: 27,972 (49.7%), Females: 28,293 (50.3%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60056

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $57,165
Median house value: $217,700

Races in Mount Prospect:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.8%)
  • Hispanic (11.8%)
  • Asian Indian (5.6%)
  • Other race (4.1%)
  • Korean (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), Polish (16.4%), Irish (13.5%), Italian (11.0%), English (5.6%), Greek (2.9%).

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Prospect

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 35.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Prospect village

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

26.9% Foreign born (9.4% Asia, 9.3% Europe, 7.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,247 (+6.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Prospect:

  • NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; DES PLAINES, IL)
  • ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Prospect:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 24 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 36 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Prospect:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 4 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 9 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
Amtrak stations near Mount Prospect:

  • 10 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
College/University in Mount Prospect:

  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 416; Location: 1401 Feehanville Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Prospect:

  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 11 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 12 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
Public high school in Mount Prospect:

  • PROSPECT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,009; Location: 801 W KENSINGTON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mount Prospect:

  • LINCOLN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 745; Location: 700 W LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK – 08)
  • LIONS PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 300 E COUNCIL TRL; Grades: KG – 05)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 300 N FAIRVIEW ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RIVER TRAILS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 567; Location: 1000 N WOLF RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROBERT FROST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 1805 ASPEN DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • INDIAN GROVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 1340 BURNING BUSH; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EUCLID ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 1211 N WHEELING RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HOLMES JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 486; Location: 1900 W LONNQUIST BLV; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROBERT FROST ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 1308 S CYPRESS DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • JOHN JAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 1835 W PHEASANT TRL; Grades: KG – 05)

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