Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2020

53,218
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Mount Prospect is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 53,218, it is the 26th largest city in Illinois and the 746th largest city in the United States. Mount Prospect is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 54,167 in 2010. Mount Prospect reached it's highest population of 56,265 in 2000. Spanning over 11 miles, Mount Prospect has a population density of 4,965 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Prospect is $98,076 with a poverty rate of 5.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,100 per month, and the median house value is $321,700. The median age in Mount Prospect is 39.6 years, 38.1 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.

Mount Prospect Demographics

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

  • White: 75.64%
  • Asian: 12.28%
  • Other race: 6.31%
  • Black or African American: 2.81%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Mount Prospect, Illinois is 53,218, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,198.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 54,167.

Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,69675.64%
Asian6,76712.28%
Some Other Race3,4796.31%
Black or African American1,5512.81%
Two or More Races1,3512.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native2690.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.03%
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Mount Prospect Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Prospect Median Age

39.6


Total

38.1


Male

41


Female

Mount Prospect Adults

There are 41,821 adults, (9,355 of whom are seniors) in Mount Prospect.

Mount Prospect Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Prospect Sex Ratio

Female

27,428

49.75%

Male

27,699

50.25%

Mount Prospect Households and Families

Mount Prospect Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Prospect Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
Male71.1%28.9%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female47.1%52.9%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6652.6669.2
Married12,5903.275.8
Non Family5,5621.1560.9
Female1,7103.2947.1
Male8033.2771.1

3.18

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Prospect Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0415.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,9375.04%
High School Graduate8,19921.34%
Some College7,09318.46%
Associates Degree2,8477.41%
Bachelors Degree10,74527.97%
Graduate Degree5,55714.46%
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Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,24825,58312,033
Asian4,9974,6413,307
Hispanic4,7932,932644
Other Race1,74378891
Black904881108
Multiple Races546532229
Native American23712332
Islander1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.18%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,592$54,713$40,842
Less Than High School$27,068$32,435$15,725
High School Grad$35,735$39,652$28,403
Some College$42,227$51,698$32,356
Bachelors Degree$66,860$79,284$58,813
Graduate Degree$73,797$93,088$57,352

$49,592

Average Earnings

$54,713

Average Male

$40,842

Average Female

Mount Prospect Language

Mount Prospect Language by Age

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Mount Prospect Language

57.66% of Mount Prospect residents speak only English, while 42.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.43% of the population.

Mount Prospect Poverty

Mount Prospect Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,1631,7944.96%
Hispanic9,5328869.30%
Asian6,7623395.01%
Other3,4791654.74%
Multiple1,3461098.10%
Black1,551493.16%

5.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.17%

Male Poverty Rate

6.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Prospect

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Hispanic, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Black, with 3.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.88%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.25%
High School7.83%
Some College4.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed12.21%
Male Unemployed7.60%
Female Employed2.88%
Male Employed2.03%

Mount Prospect Income

Mount Prospect Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,652$98,076
Families$91,170$114,284
Married Families$97,245$121,973
Non Families$40,570$52,221
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Mount Prospect Marital Status

Mount Prospect Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Prospect Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Mount Prospect Marital Status by Race

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Mount Prospect Veterans

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1,776

Number of Veterans

1,674

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam579
Korea327
First Gulf War300
World War II123
Second Gulf War87
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Age Group Veterans
75+793
65 to 74531
35 to 54252
55 to 64123
18 to 3477
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5794.90%
2 or More7911.24%
Black706.40%
Hispanic621.11%
Other391.86%
Asian90.17%

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

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1.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Prospect Employment Status

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.33%

Born in Illinois

70.37%

Native Born

29.63%

Foreign Born

13.78%

Non Citizen

15.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.37% of Mount Prospect residents were born in the United States, with 59.33% having been born in Illinois. 13.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202053,218-490-0.91%
201953,708-490-0.90%
201854,198-508-0.93%
201754,706-490-0.89%
201655,196-366-0.66%
201555,562-236-0.42%
201455,7981780.32%
201355,6201910.34%
201255,4291640.30%
201155,2651810.33%
201055,084-1,181-0.21%
200056,2653,0950.57%
199053,1705360.10%
198052,63417,6394.17%
197034,99516,0896.35%
196018,90614,89716.78%
19504,0092,3098.96%
19401,7000.00%