Mount Prospect, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 53,930 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 27,064  (50.2%)
Females: 26,866  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60056.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,320 (it was $57,165 in 2000)
Mount Prospect:

$74,320
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,483 (it was $26,464 in 2000)

Mount Prospect village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $334,053 (it was $204,700 in 2000)
Mount Prospect:

$334,053
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $342,744; detached houses: $382,168; townhouses or other attached units: $211,908; in 2-unit structures: $399,292; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,177; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,350

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,076.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Prospect: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.6%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.3% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Prospect, IL (2017)
    • 35,41965.3%White alone
    • 9,50817.5%Hispanic
    • 7,04313.0%Asian alone
    • 1,1782.2%Black alone
    • 9311.7%Two or more races
    • 860.2%Other race alone
    • 630.1%American Indian alone
    • 130.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Mount Prospect detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Mount Prospect, Illinois as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Prospect is 4,177 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Mount Prospect by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(9.6)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(5.4)
6
(10.9)
3
(5.5)
7
(13.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(7.7)
12
(22.1)
6
(11.0)
11
(20.1)
5
(9.1)
12
(21.8)
10
(18.2)
7
(12.9)
11
(20.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(47.9)
20
(36.8)
26
(47.8)
8
(14.7)
19
(34.6)
22
(39.9)
10
(18.2)
15
(27.7)
14
(26.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(138.0)
70
(128.8)
83
(152.5)
67
(122.7)
79
(143.9)
54
(98.0)
53
(96.6)
51
(94.2)
55
(102.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
567
(1,086)
583
(1,073)
632
(1,161)
524
(959.7)
480
(874.5)
433
(785.6)
490
(893.5)
499
(921.3)
486
(901.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(51.7)
23
(42.3)
30
(55.1)
19
(34.8)
23
(41.9)
15
(27.2)
22
(40.1)
17
(31.4)
17
(31.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
2
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(9.1)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)80.672.374.463.958.159.363.659.867.5

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Prospect, IL

Crime rate in Mount Prospect detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 102 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Polish (19.1%), German (7.5%), Italian (5.6%), Irish (3.5%), American (3.4%), Greek (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/04/1917

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 5,284 people per square mile   (average).

Mount Prospect, Illinois map

16,849 residents are foreign born (12.5% Europe, 9.8% Asia, 7.8% Latin America).

This village:

31.1%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,220 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,661 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (20.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Prospect Heights, IL (1.7 miles ),
Des Plaines, IL (1.7 miles ),
Arlington Heights, IL (1.8 miles ),
Wheeling, IL (2.1 miles ),
Rolling Meadows, IL (2.2 miles ),
Elk Grove Village, IL (2.3 miles ),
Rosemont, IL (2.5 miles ),
Park Ridge, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 87.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,359 (-15.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 3,840 (13.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Mount Prospect, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Prospect, IL in 2017
Mount Prospect satellite photo by USGS

Mount Prospect tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $272,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $335,300
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $331,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $328,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $345,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $336,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $266,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $299,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $622,500
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $515,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $408,600
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $309,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $383,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Prospect, IL residents
Average permit cost in Mount Prospect, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Mount Prospect, IL
Historical housing units in Mount Prospect, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +3,247 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in Mount Prospect, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Mount Prospect, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Mount Prospect, Illinois

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Mount Prospect, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.851. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.851
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0144. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0144
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Mount Prospect-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Mount Prospect village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1972, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Prospect-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.9 miles away from Mount Prospect center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 224.4 miles away from Mount Prospect center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 282.2 miles away from Mount Prospect center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.3 miles away from Mount Prospect center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 240.4 miles away from Mount Prospect center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Prospect topographic map

Main business address for: ISCO INTERNATIONAL INC (INSTRUMENTS FOR MEAS & TESTING OF ELECTRICITY & ELEC SIGNALS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Prospect:

  • GENTLE PRO HOSPICE SERVICES INC (1699 WALL STREET SUITE 425)
  • CORAM ALTERNATE SITE SERVICES INC (1471 BUSINESS CENTER DR, SUITE 500)
  • CORE HOMEHEALTH PROFESSIONALS, LLC (1100 WEST NORTHWEST HIGHWAY, SUUITE 101)
  • EXPRESS PROF HOME HEALTH SERV INC (1699 WALL STREET, SUITE 104)
  • GENTLEPRO HOME HEALTH CARE (1699 WALL ST. SUITE 120)
  • IDEAL CARE HOME HEALTH, INC (800 E NORTHWEST HWY, STE 107)
  • PRIMARY CARE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (431 LAKEVIEW COURT, SUITE 3)
  • SYNERGY HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (411 BUSINESS CENTER DRIVE, STE 106)
  • VISION HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (500 W CENTRAL AVE, STE 200)

Amtrak stations near Mount Prospect:

  • 7 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.
  • 20 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Mount Prospect:

  • Christian Life College (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 400 E Gregory St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.christianlifecollege.edu)

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

  • Oakton Community College (about 3 miles; Des Plaines, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 6 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Harper College (about 7 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Computer Systems Institute (about 10 miles; Skokie, IL; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 10 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Triton College (about 12 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)

Public high school in Mount Prospect:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mount Prospect:

See full list of schools located in Mount Prospect

Library in Mount Prospect:

  • MOUNT PROSPECT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,562,844; Location: 10 SOUTH EMERSON STREET; 371,679 books; 974 e-books; 25,137 audio materials; 24,174 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 692 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WRXT 93.1 is a radio station listened to by residents of Mt.Prospect

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Prospect: Mount Prospect Golf Course (A), Mount Prospect Country Club (B), Old Orchard Country Club (C), Mount Prospect Public Library (D), The Moorings Retirement Center (E), Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District (F), Mount Prospect Village Hall (G), Mount Prospect Fire Department Station 14 (H), Mount Prospect Fire Department Station 13 (I), Mount Prospect Fire Department Station 12 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Randhurst Mall Shopping Center (1), Brentwood Square Shopping Center (2), Briarwood Plaza Shopping Center (3), Colony Square Shopping Center (4), Countryside Court Shopping Center (5), Crystal Court Shopping Center (6), Euclid Mall Shopping Center (7), Golf Plaza II Shopping Center (8), Golf Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Mount Prospect: ISCO INTERNATIONAL INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mount Prospect include: Cumberland Baptist Church (A), Gloria Dei Presbyterian Church (B), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Lutheran Church of Martha and Mary (D), Mount Prospect Bible Church (E), Peace Reformed Church (F), Saint Emily Catholic Church (G), Saint John's Episcopal Church (H), Saint Mark Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mount Prospect include: Owen Park (1), Melas Park (2), Kopp Park (3), Aspen Trails Park (4), Busse Park (5), East Wedgewood Park (6), Frost Park (7), Hill Street Park (8), Maple Trails Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Country Inn-Suites OHare NW (2200 South Elmhurst Street).

Birthplace of: Lee DeWyze - Singer, Brian Gregory - Basketball coache, Ian Brennan (writer) - Television writer, Jeff Bzdelik - Basketball player-coach, George Bork - Football player, Sue Price - Actor.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mount Prospect in 2010:

  • 72 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in college/university student housing
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Mount Prospect in 2000:

  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with most branches in Mount Prospect (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Randhurst, Rand & Central Banking Center Branch, Mt. Prospect Countryside, Mt. Prospect - Busse Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Parkway Bank and Trust Company: Mount Prospect North Branch at 700 East Rand Road, branch established on 1997/05/01; Mount Prospect South Branch at 1590 South Elmhurst Road, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2011/06/03: Bank assets: $2,237.7 mil, Deposits: $1,906.2 mil, headquarters in Harwood Heights, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Parkway Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Randhurst Branch at 200 East Kensington Road, branch established on 1922/01/01; Mt. Prospect/Golf Plaza at 1080 South Elmhurst Road, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Mount Prospect Branch at 50 North Main Street, branch established on 1997/09/15; Mount Prospect Branch at 2100 South Elmhurst Road, branch established on 1990/01/02. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Mt Prospect Branch at 935 North Elmhurst Road, branch established on 2010/11/01; Mount Prospect-Algonquin & 83 at 1800 South Elmhurst Road, branch established on 2011/08/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Mount Prospect Branch at 15 East Prospect Avenue, branch established on 1957/09/09. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mount Prospect Dominick's Branch at 1042 South Elmhurst Road, branch established on 2007/11/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Mount Prospect Elmhurst Road Branch at 1450 Elmhurst Road, branch established on 2005/04/11. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Glenview State Bank: Mount Prospect Branch at 20 East Northwest Highway, branch established on 2010/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,170.7 mil, Deposits: $1,008.1 mil, headquarters in Glenview, IL, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Cummins-American Corp.
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Mount Prospect:

Marital status in Mount Prospect, IL
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Prospect:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mount Prospect
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Mount Prospect:

(Mount Prospect, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Mount Prospect, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Prospect:

49.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Mount Prospect:

28.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Prospect:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Prospect, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 79$657,063$99,8070$0
Local Libraries 76$344,789$54,440104$100,011
Firefighters 74$595,273$96,53110$523
Other and Unallocable 26$193,949$89,5156$10,871
Police - Other 19$111,923$70,6881$1,585
Financial Administration 16$97,085$72,8144$8,580
Water Supply 13$86,229$79,5961$1,946
Streets and Highways 12$97,694$97,6941$2,121
Natural Resources 11$74,057$80,7890$0
Other Government Administration 10$78,452$94,1428$5,677
Welfare 7$40,865$70,0540$0
Fire - Other 6$49,286$98,5720$0
Health 6$32,838$65,6761$1,541
Sewerage 5$37,424$89,8180$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$39,104$93,8500$0
Solid Waste Management 2$14,156$84,9360$0
Totals for Government 367$2,550,187$83,385136$132,855

Mount Prospect government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $9,192,000 ($170.44)
    Regular Highways: $6,253,000 ($115.95)
    Water Utilities: $1,859,000 ($34.47)
    Central Staff Services: $313,000 ($5.80)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $16,299,000 ($302.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,239,000 ($245.48)
    Libraries: $8,361,000 ($155.03)
    Regular Highways: $6,706,000 ($124.35)
    Water Utilities: $5,206,000 ($96.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,440,000 ($82.33)
    Central Staff Services: $4,376,000 ($81.14)
    General - Other: $2,359,000 ($43.74)
    Sewerage: $2,034,000 ($37.72)
    Financial Administration: $1,946,000 ($36.08)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,480,000 ($27.44)
    General Public Buildings: $1,038,000 ($19.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $812,000 ($15.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $612,000 ($11.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $481,000 ($8.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $468,000 ($8.68)
    Parking Facilities: $270,000 ($5.01)
    Health - Other: $149,000 ($2.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $15,133,000 ($280.60)
    Benefit Payments: $4,486,000 ($83.18)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,022,000 ($18.95)
    Withdrawals: $45,000 ($0.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,368,000 ($62.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,443,000 ($119.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $442,000 ($8.20)
    Police Protection: $245,000 ($4.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,819,000 ($608.55)

Mount Prospect government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,965,000 ($73.52)
    Sewerage: $2,648,000 ($49.10)
    Other: $1,657,000 ($30.73)
    Parking Facilities: $262,000 ($4.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $796,000 ($14.76)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $651,000 ($12.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $267,000 ($4.95)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($0.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,120,000 ($39.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $667,000 ($12.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $512,000 ($9.49)
    Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($1.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,036,000 ($186.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,334,000 ($135.99)
    Highways: $1,324,000 ($24.55)
    Other: $175,000 ($3.24)
    Public Welfare: $54,000 ($1.00)
  • Tax - Property: $31,642,000 ($586.72)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,469,000 ($101.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,554,000 ($84.44)
    Other License: $3,916,000 ($72.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,705,000 ($31.62)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,372,000 ($25.44)

Mount Prospect government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,764,000 ($1200.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,544,000 ($1141.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,723,000 ($87.58)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000 ($27.87)

Mount Prospect government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,443,000 ($100.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $36,625,000 ($679.12)
    Total Federal Securities: $5,540,000 ($102.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,648,000 ($716.63)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Mount Prospect, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
Bally Total Fitness1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins3McDonald's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1OfficeMax1
CVS1Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Costco1Pizza Hut1
Discount Tire1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts3Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx7The Room Place1
GNC1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Home Depot1UPS7
Jewel-Osco1Volkswagen1
Just Tires1Wet Seal1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Prospect:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WONX (1590 AM; 4 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Prospect:

  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Prospect:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mount Prospect fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 174ft / 53.1mTotal length
  • 715,450Total average daily traffic
  • 54,591Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Mount Prospect, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Prospect, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Prospect)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Mount Prospect, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CM1, 900 Ardyce (Lat: 42.069417 Lon: -87.921361), Type: Building, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQIJ298,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 02/26/2028, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Bob, LLC Dba Business Only Broadband, 999 Oak Creek Dr., Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6006, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • WAL, 1084 Mt. Prospect Plaza (Lat: 42.068889 Lon: -87.918833), Type: Building, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQIJ365,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2008, Expiration Date: 02/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2018, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Bob, LLC Dba Business Only Broadband, 999 Oak Creek Dr., Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6009, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • EBC, 1331 Business Center Dr (Lat: 42.078472 Lon: -87.915667), Type: Building, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQIJ366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2008, Expiration Date: 02/26/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2018, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Bob, LLC Dba Business Only Broadband, 999 Oak Creek Dr., Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6009, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • MT PROSPECT, 2069 Busse Rd (Lat: 42.030861 Lon: -87.958111), Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WLM667,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18630.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/19/1995, Registrant: Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems Inc, 17330 Preston Road Ste 100a, Dallas, TX 75252

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Prospect)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mount Prospect)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED99$230,292259$218,4651,455$232,30738$162,4898$1,421,86935$198,4291$127,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$252,55631$229,824145$245,4474$181,4531$207,5002$127,5550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$190,58749$203,180394$235,98620$129,9293$484,86718$124,1631$25,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$203,14710$166,219170$239,8508$171,4330$03$151,1470$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$151,7788$169,40079$237,1292$67,1600$01$153,1900$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Mount Prospect, IL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$252,41033$284,935
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$289,28113$276,952
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$227,2646$292,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$222,9777$291,826
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$190,7572$197,045
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Prospect, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Prospect, IL - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 116. The highest number of fire incidents - 173 took place in 2005, and the least - 87 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Prospect, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.2%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Prospect, IL
    • 89551.2%Structure Fires
    • 55531.8%Outside Fires
    • 19611.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1015.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Prospect, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Prospect, Illinois:

  • Holiday Inn, 200 E Rand Rd, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056 , Phone: (847) 392-0123
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago / Mt Prospect, One Randhurst Village Dr, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056 , Phone: (847) 590-1860, Fax: (847) 590-1862
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Prospect, Illinois
Most common first names in Mount Prospect, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33574.6 years
Mary27480.6 years
William21874.6 years
Robert20370.5 years
Joseph20277.2 years
Frank18076.9 years
Helen17180.6 years
James16373.0 years
Edward16174.8 years
Anna15584.6 years
Most common last names in Mount Prospect, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8176.4 years
Anderson6880.2 years
Miller5178.8 years
Smith3577.7 years
Peterson3278.4 years
Carlson3174.6 years
Nelson3074.5 years
Busse2578.9 years
Martin2277.1 years
Mueller2179.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Prospect, IL
  • 87.8%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Prospect, IL
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Mount Prospect compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mount Prospect on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people below the poverty level (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 (60056) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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