Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2020

53,322
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Mount Prospect is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 53,322, it is the 26th largest city in Illinois and the 740th largest city in the United States. Mount Prospect is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% 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 4,974 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Prospect is $102,630 with a poverty rate of 6.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,132 per month, and the median house value is $330,200. The median age in Mount Prospect is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Mount Prospect Demographics

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

  • White: 76.66%
  • Asian: 12.15%
  • Other race: 4.35%
  • Black or African American: 3.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Mount Prospect, Illinois is 53,322, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 54,167.

Mount Prospect, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,86276.66%
Asian6,63412.15%
Some Other Race2,3734.35%
Black or African American1,7503.20%
Two or More Races1,6222.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native3340.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.05%
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Mount Prospect Population by Race

Mount Prospect Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Prospect Median Age

40.4


Total

38.8


Male

41.6


Female

Mount Prospect Adults

There are 41,713 adults, (9,484 of whom are seniors) in Mount Prospect.

Mount Prospect Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Prospect Sex Ratio

Female

27,660

50.66%

Male

26,944

49.34%

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
Married77.4%22.6%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Male56.2%43.8%
Female51.1%48.9%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Prospect Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7952.6269.4
Married12,6843.1477.4
Non Family5,5851.1558.6
Female1,7463.1851.1
Male7803.456.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Mount Prospect Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8274.73%
9th to 12th Grade2,0065.19%
High School Graduate8,16221.13%
Some College7,11418.42%
Associates Degree2,6276.80%
Bachelors Degree10,99628.47%
Graduate Degree5,89415.26%
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Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,57925,91512,500
Asian4,9454,6483,259
Hispanic4,4392,800790
Other Race1,34863660
Black1,065961196
Multiple Races719667212
Native American244106
Islander2929

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 65.90%.

Mount Prospect Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,691$59,876$40,849
Less Than High School$29,505$40,015$16,555
High School Grad$37,418$46,263$25,985
Some College$43,737$54,943$32,276
Bachelors Degree$66,189$78,083$56,421
Graduate Degree$78,250$94,972$62,923

$51,691

Average Earnings

$59,876

Average Male

$40,849

Average Female

Mount Prospect Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Prospect Language by Age

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Mount Prospect Language

58.84% of Mount Prospect residents speak only English, while 41.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.06% of the population.

Mount Prospect Language

Mount Prospect Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,5361,9125.23%
Hispanic8,3311,01512.18%
Asian6,6295117.71%
Multiple1,61919512.04%
Other2,3731707.16%
Black1,750784.46%
Islander291655.17%

6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.05%

Male Poverty Rate

7.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Prospect

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Islander, with 55.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Prospect is Black, with 4.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.40%.

Mount Prospect Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.39%
High School9.32%
Some College5.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Mount Prospect Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.90%
Female Unemployed10.05%
Female Employed3.22%
Male Employed2.52%

Mount Prospect Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Prospect Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,733$102,630
Families$97,434$120,588
Married Families$105,143$128,921
Non Families$39,991$51,185
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Income by Household Type

Mount Prospect Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

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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1,869

Number of Veterans

1,766

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam659
First Gulf War459
Korea331
Second Gulf War165
World War II77

Mount Prospect Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+683
65 to 74558
35 to 54378
55 to 64140
18 to 34110

Mount Prospect Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6295.03%
2 or More9310.39%
Black776.38%
Hispanic631.26%
Other372.36%
Asian330.62%

Mount Prospect Veterans by Race

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

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1.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Prospect Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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58.87%

Born in Illinois

70.74%

Native Born

29.26%

Foreign Born

12.27%

Non Citizen

16.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.74% of Mount Prospect residents were born in the United States, with 58.87% having been born in Illinois. 12.27% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202053,322-397-0.74%
201953,719-397-0.73%
201854,116-559-1.02%
201754,675-481-0.87%
201655,156-372-0.67%
201555,528-242-0.43%
201455,7701680.30%
201355,6021850.33%
201255,4171530.28%
201155,2641820.33%
201055,082-1,183-0.21%
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%

Mount Prospect Population by Year