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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Prospect is 55,541. Mount Prospect, Illinois is the 712th largest city in the US.
Mount Prospect is located entirely in Cook County.
The peak population of Mount Prospect was in 2020, when its population was 56,626. In 2020, Mount Prospect was the 695th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 712th largest city in the US. Mount Prospect is currently 1.9% smaller than it was in 2020.
Mount Prospect has shrunk 1.1% since the year 2000. Mount Prospect, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mount Prospect has a population density of 5,239.6 people per square mile.
|706||Port Arthur, Texas||55,724||-3.3%|
|707||New Brunswick, New Jersey||55,708||15.2%|
|709||Apple Valley, Minnesota||55,638||21.1%|
|712||Mount Prospect, Illinois||55,541||-1.1%|
|718||West Haven, Connecticut||55,294||5.5%|
The total voting age population of Mount Prospect, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 35,375. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.4% of the residents of Mount Prospect are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Prospect are 76.7% White, 12.1% Asian, 4.3% Other, 3.2% Black, 3.0% Two or more races, 0.6% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 15.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Prospect, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.7%. On a per-household basis, 4.2% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Prospect.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.4% of Mount Prospect residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.1% of Mount Prospect residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 43.7% have a bachelor's degree and 15.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Prospect residents aged 5 and older, 41.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 20.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Prospect is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Prospect, 10.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mount Prospect is $79,733.
In Mount Prospect, 69.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.6% of housing units in Mount Prospect.
Of all the housing units in Mount Prospect, 3.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Prospect, 3.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Prospect is $1,132.
In Mount Prospect, 84.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.