Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2022

57,388
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Mount Prospect is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Mount Prospect has a 2020 population of 57,388. Mount Prospect is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,852 in 2010.

The average household income in Mount Prospect is $102,630 with a poverty rate of 5.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,172 per month, and the median house value is $332,100. The median age in Mount Prospect is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Mount Prospect Demographics

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

  • White: 73.34%
  • Asian: 12.90%
  • Other race: 5.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.85%
  • Black or African American: 3.34%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Mount Prospect, Illinois is 57,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 56,852.

Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,72673.34%
Black or African American1,8093.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native3070.57%
Asian6,98712.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.04%
Some Other Race3,2275.96%
Two or More Races2,0863.85%
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Mount Prospect Population by Race

Mount Prospect Population Pyramid 2022

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Mount Prospect Median Age

40.8


Total

38.8


Male

42.5


Female

Mount Prospect Adults

There are 41,782 adults, (9,830 of whom are seniors) in Mount Prospect.

Mount Prospect Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Prospect Sex Ratio

Female

27,256

50.32%

Male

26,909

49.68%

Mount Prospect Population by Age

Mount Prospect Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Prospect Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All69.2%30.8%
Male57.9%42.1%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female50.4%49.6%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Prospect Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,8552.5969.2
Married12,5353.1279
Male8293.2957.9
Female1,6793.1150.4
Non Family5,8121.2155.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Mount Prospect Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7334.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,8374.72%
High School Graduate8,75122.49%
Some College6,94117.84%
Associates Degree2,5196.47%
Bachelors Degree11,49729.55%
Graduate Degree5,63014.47%
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Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,3745,0753,377
White27,36825,86912,542
2+ Races897848375
Black1,004926275
Hispanic4,5292,979786
Other Race2,0751,271144
Islander2323
Native American22991

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 62.84%.

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,874$60,820$42,126
Less Than 9th Grade$30,965$37,317$16,211
High School Graduate$37,495$46,543$27,556
Some College$42,679$53,089$35,025
Bachelors Degree$68,403$83,438$59,799
Graduate Degree$80,387$96,360$64,851

$52,874

Average Earnings

$60,820

Average Male

$42,126

Average Female

Mount Prospect Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Prospect Language by Age

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Mount Prospect Language

58.87% of Mount Prospect residents speak only English, while 41.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.81% of the population.

Mount Prospect Language

Mount Prospect Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2323100.00%
Multiple2,0861929.20%
Hispanic7,9026938.77%
Asian6,9785487.85%
White36,0531,6464.57%
Black1,571543.44%
Other206NaN%

5.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.21%

Male Poverty Rate

6.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Prospect

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.07%.

Mount Prospect Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.14%
High School7.59%
Some College5.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Mount Prospect Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.14%
Male Unemployed19.13%
Female Employed2.87%
Female Unemployed5.64%

Mount Prospect Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Prospect Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,353$103,282
Families$103,946$122,011
Married Families$110,081$130,122
Non Families$40,330$52,761
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Income by Household Type

Mount Prospect Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

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 35-44, 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 Marital Status

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2,209

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War133
First Gulf War353
Vietnam849
Korea603
World War II62

Mount Prospect Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3452
35 to 54319
55 to 64194
65 to 74665
75+979

Mount Prospect Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8215.83%
Black242.14%
Asian2474.26%
Other Race532.30%
2+ Races645.88%
Hispanic1442.87%

Mount Prospect Veterans by Race

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

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1.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Prospect Employment by Age

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Mount Prospect Employment by Race

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Mount Prospect Employment by Education

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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59.09%

Born in Mount Prospect

70.00%

Native Born

30.00%

Foreign Born

12.62%

Non Citizen

17.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.00% of Mount Prospect residents were born in the United States, with 59.09% having been born in Illinois. 12.62% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19401,7000.00%
19504,0092,3098.96%
196018,90614,89716.78%
197034,99516,0896.35%
198052,63417,6394.17%
199053,1705360.10%
200056,2653,0950.57%
201054,167-2,098-0.38%
201154,4352680.49%
201254,7032680.49%
201354,9712680.49%
201455,2392680.49%
201555,5072680.49%
201655,7752680.48%
201756,0432680.48%
201856,3112680.48%
201956,5792680.48%
202056,8522730.48%
202157,1202680.47%
202257,3882680.47%

Mount Prospect Population by Year