Mount Prospect, IL

54,552 Population
10.3 square miles 5,272.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
5,272.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.2%
was 52.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
31.2%
was 31.5%
 
Percent Under 18
23.6%
was 23.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
15.4%
was 15.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.3
Ranked 4th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
5.4%
was 5.2%
 
Median Household Income
$69,517
was $69,520
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.6
42.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 1.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
67.1
was 38.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
910.8
was 1,117.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
21,408
was 21,717
 
Median Rent
$981
was $974
 
Total Building Permits
100
was 41
 
Occupied Housing Units
20,257
was 20,290
 
Homeownership Rate
69.3%
was 69.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
8
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,069.2
was 2,099.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.6%
was 18.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
92
was 39
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.6
was 1.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.8
was 0.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 98.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
84.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.8%
was 89.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
39.8%
was 39.7%
 

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