Mount Prospect Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Mount Prospect, IL

General Mount Prospect Information

State: Illinois

County: Cook County

Close cities: Medinah, IL, Roselle, IL, Riverwoods, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Bensenville, IL, Des Plaines, IL, Prospect Heights, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Farmington, IL, Northlake, IL, Rosemont, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Niles, IL, Itasca, IL, Rolling Meadows, IL, Schiller Park, IL, Schaumburg, IL, Wheeling, IL, Wood Dale, IL, Palatine, IL, River Grove, IL, Deerfield, IL, Glenview, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Harwood Heights, IL, Baldwin, IL, Highwood, IL, Addison, IL, Hickory Hills, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, Ellsworth, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, Elmwood Park, IL, Northbrook, IL, Park Ridge, IL, Kildeer, IL, Techny, IL, Norridge, IL, Golf, IL

Mount Prospect Population (census data)
Total 53,711 (-3.9% since 2000)
Male 26,702 (49.7%)
Female 27,009 (50.3%)

Population Density: 5,263 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 114.5 (US Avg is 100)

Mount Prospect Elevation: 665 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1917

Land Area: 10.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $65,433

Zip Codes: 60056.

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Mount Prospect Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (73.8%)
  • Hispanic (11.8%)
  • Asian Indian (5.6%)
  • Other race (4.1%)
  • Korean (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.3%)
  • Polish (16.4%)
  • Irish (13.5%)
  • Italian (11.0%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • Greek (2.9%)
Foriegn Born: 15,159 people (28.2%)
  • Asia (35.7%)
  • Europe (35.4%)
  • Latin America (28.9%)

Local Mount Prospect Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Northwestern University, Chicago State University, University of Illinois, DePaul University

Mount Prospect School Information

High Schools
Holmes Junior High School (1900 W Lonnquist Boulevard, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Community Consolidated School District 59 District)
Lincoln Junior High School (700 W Lincoln Street, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Mount Prospect School District 57 District)
Prospect High School (801 W Kensington Road, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Township High School District 214 District)
Middle Schools
River Trails Middle School (1000 N Wolf Road, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - River Trails School District 26 District)
Elementary Schools
Euclid Elementary School (1211 N Wheeling Road, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - River Trails School District 26 District)
Fairview Elementary School (300 N Fairview Street, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Mount Prospect School District 57 District)
Forest View Elementary School (1901 Estates Drive, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Community Consolidated School District 59 District)
Indian Grove Elementary School (1340 Burning Bush, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - River Trails School District 26 District)
John Jay Elementary School (1835 W Pheasant Trail, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Community Consolidated School District 59 District)
Lions Park Elementary School (300 E Council Trail, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Mount Prospect School District 57 District)
Robert Frost Elementary School (1805 Aspen Drive, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21 District)
Robert Frost Elementary School (1308 South Cypress Drive, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056 - Community Consolidated School District 59 District)

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