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Mount Prospect is a northwest Chicago suburb in Cook County, Illinois.  Mount Prospect covers 10.37 square miles and covers one zip code: 60056 (Mount Prospect Zip Code Boundary Map). With 53 acres of village-maintained green space, the village balances commerce with national beauty.

The Village was named as the “Best Place in the U.S. to Raise Kids” by and one of the “Top 100 Places to Live” by Money Magazine. Mount Prospect is a vibrant community that has much to offer, yet retains a sense of small town charm.

Mount Prospect’s motto is “Where friendliness is a way of life.”

Mount Prospect IL Climate

Mount Prospect IL has an annual rainfall of 37.5 inches per year, just half an inch more than the US average. The village has 109 days of precipitation a year and 186 sunny days on average. The average high for July is 83 degrees and the average low in January is 10.8. Mount Prospect has been given a comfort rating of 47 out of 100, which is 3 points higher than the US average of 44.

Mount Prospect IL People

As of  2012 Mount Prospect’s population is 54,167 with 5,239 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 39.7 compared to the US median of 37.3. 52.88% of people in Mount Prospect are married and 7.31% are divorced. The average household size is 2.62 people. 36.18% of people are married with children and 7.61% have children and are single.

Mount Prospect IL Housing

Mount Prospect’s median home cost is $223,000 and the median home age is 42.4 years. Home appreciation for Mount Prospect, IL, real estate has been -3.76% over the past year. 68.2% of Mount Prospect homes are owned while 25.97% are rented and 5.83% are currently vacant.Visit Trulia for a current market trends for Mount Prospect IL real estate.

Mount Prospect IL Economy

Mount Prospect  has an unemployment rate of 10.3%  with-0.38%  job growth. Future job growth is projected at 28.94%. The median income of a Mount Prospect household is $64,883 while the income per capita is $29,495 including children and adults. Sales tax for Mount Prospect is 8.75% and income tax is 5%.

Top employers in Mount Prospect include:

  • Caremark Rx
  • Bosch Tools
  • Cummins-Allison Corp.
  • Village of Mount Prospect
  • Wal-Mart Stores
  • Rauland Borg
  • Jewel Food Stores
  • Mount Prospect School District 57
  • Carson Pirie Scott
  • Township High School District 214
  • Home Depot

Estimated Mount Prospect households by household Income:

  • Income Less Than 15K 6.68%
  • Income between 15K and 25K – 7.71%
  • Income between 25K and 35K – 8.52%
  • Income between 35K and 50K – 12.64%
  • Income between 50K and 75K – 23.07%
  • Income between 75K and 100K – 16.23%
  • Income between 100K and 150K – 16.65%
  • Income between 150K and 250K – 6.38%
  • Income between 250K and 500K – 1.94%
  • Income greater than 500K – 0.18%
Mount Prospect IL Schools and Education

Mount Prospect schools spend $5,168 per student. There are 18 pupils per teacher, 456 students per librarian, and 0 children per counselor. The village is served by a number of award winning school districts, with the biggest being Mount Prospect School District 57 and Township High School District 214.

Mount Prospect IL Transportation

The average one-way commute in Mount Prospect, IL, takes 31 minutes. 78% of commuters drive their own car alone. 8% carpool with others. 6% take mass transit and 3% work from home.

The major airport closest to Mount Prospect  is Chicago O’Hare International Airport, offering international and domestic flights, located just 10 miles from Mount Prospect. Chicago Midway International Airport is another nearby airport offering international and domestic flights, just 36 miles away.

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See all Real estate in the city of Mount Prospect.
(all data current as of 1/25/2015)

  1. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,802 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 146
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  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,780 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 600
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  3. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,089 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 20
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  4. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,223 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 323
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  5. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,979 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,800 sqft
    Year built: 1972
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 297
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  6. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,177 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,022 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 154
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  7. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,580 sqft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 19
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  8. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,180 sqft
    Year built: 1964
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 21
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  9. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,432 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,320 sqft
    Year built: 1956
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 68
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  10. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 34,848 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 495
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