Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2024

53,147

Mount Prospect is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Mount Prospect has a 2024 population of 53,147. Mount Prospect is currently declining at a rate of -1.57% annually and its population has decreased by -6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,711 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Prospect is $120,557 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Prospect is 41.2 years, 40.2 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Mount Prospect Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Prospect was:

  • White: 67.64%
  • Asian: 13.75%
  • Other race: 8.11%
  • Two or more races: 6.99%
  • Black or African American: 2.84%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
10.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,958.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.28% (-3,564)
The current population of Mount Prospect, Illinois is 53,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 56,711.

Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,00667.64%
Asian7,72913.75%
Other race4,5578.11%
Two or more races3,9256.99%
Black or African American1,5982.84%
Native American3590.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.03%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Prospect Population by Race

Mount Prospect Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Prospect Median Age

41.2

Total

40.2

Male

43

Female

Mount Prospect Adults

There are 43,774 adults, (10,167 of whom are seniors) in Mount Prospect.

Mount Prospect Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Prospect Sex Ratio

Female28,11750.04%
Male28,07449.96%

Mount Prospect Population by Age

Mount Prospect Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,9172.5669.930.1
Married12,3383.1982.417.6
Non Family6,9941.2953.246.8
Female1,7982.9656.143.9
Male7873.0453.446.6
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Prospect Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.96%.

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,949

Average Earnings

$67,162

Average Male

$48,010

Average Female

Mount Prospect Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Prospect Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Prospect Language

57.82% of Mount Prospect residents speak only English, while 42.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.48% of the population.

Mount Prospect Language

Mount Prospect Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White35,9491,3493.75%
Hispanic8,9626827.61%
Asian7,6815136.68%
Other4,51346110.21%
Black1,27416312.79%
Multiple3,9251413.59%
Native359215.85%
Islander1717100%
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4.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.89%

Male Poverty Rate

5.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Prospect

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Multiple, with 3.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.41%.

Mount Prospect Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.99%
High School6.43%
Some College4.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%
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Mount Prospect Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.52%
Female Unemployed5.37%
Female Employed2.71%
Male Employed1.53%
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Mount Prospect Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Prospect Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Prospect Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Prospect Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Prospect Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mount Prospect Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Prospect Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,131

Number of Veterans

1,999

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

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Mount Prospect Veterans by War

count

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Mount Prospect Veterans by Age

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Mount Prospect Veterans by Race

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Prospect Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Prospect Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Prospect Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.38%

Born in Mount Prospect

69.98%

Native Born

30.02%

Foreign Born

13.8%

Non Citizen

16.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.98% of Mount Prospect residents were born in the United States, with 59.38% having been born in Illinois. 13.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Prospect Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202948,907-848-1.7%
202849,755-848-1.68%
202750,603-848-1.65%
202651,451-848-1.62%
202552,299-848-1.6%
202453,147-848-1.57%
202353,995-848-1.55%
202254,843-848-1.52%
202155,691-1,020-1.8%
202056,7113,0525.69%
201953,659-442-0.82%
201854,101-555-1.02%
201754,656-486-0.88%
201655,142-376-0.68%
201555,518-243-0.44%
201455,7611660.3%
201355,5951810.33%
201255,4141510.27%
201155,2631810.33%
201055,082-1,183-2.1%
200056,2653,0955.82%
199053,1705361.02%
198052,63417,63950.4%
197034,99516,08985.1%
196018,90614,897371.59%
19504,0092,309135.82%
19401,700
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Mount Prospect Population by Year