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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 Businessweek.com 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.
- Elected Officials
- Mount Prospect Public Library
- Mount Prospect Park District
- River Trails Park District
- Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce
- Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association
- Mount Prospect Historical SocietyMount Prospect History Resource Page
- The Central School Project
- Commuter Train & Parking Information
- Regional Transportation Authority (Plan trips using public transportation)
- Cook County
- State of Illinois
- O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission
- Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 1337
See All Single Family Homes For Sale in Mount Prospect, Illinois:
$899,000 : 415 S Can Dota Avenue, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
$799,999 : 2120 W Haven Street, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full baths
$799,900 : 628 W Larkdale Lane, MOUNT PROSPECT5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
$799,900 : 1702 W Lonnquist Boulevard, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 4 full baths
$749,900 : 207 S Bobby Lane, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$729,900 : 109 S Louis Street, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$729,500 : 12 N Marcella Road, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full baths
$729,000 : 1311 E Ardyce Lane, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
$724,500 : 2116 W Lawrence Lane, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full baths
$719,000 : 14 S Wa Pella Avenue, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$710,000 : 1916 E Burr Oak Drive, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
$699,900 : 1435 W Bonita Avenue, MOUNT PROSPECT7 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$699,000 : 5 W Euclid Avenue, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
$699,000 : 1707 Frediani Court, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
$639,900 : 811 Kennicott Place, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
$609,000 : 115 W Lonnquist Boulevard, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
$599,900 : 410 S Na Wa Ta Avenue, MOUNT PROSPECT5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$599,900 : 904 Kennicott Place, MOUNT PROSPECT5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$599,000 : 719 S Chris Lane, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$550,000 : 1400 W Wigwam Trail, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
$549,900 : 219 S Edward Street, MOUNT PROSPECT5 beds, 4 full baths
$499,500 : 1322 W Central Road, MOUNT PROSPECT2 beds, 1 full bath
$499,500 : 1702 W Myrtle Drive, MOUNT PROSPECT4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
$495,000 : 1902 E Euclid Avenue, MOUNT PROSPECT5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$489,000 : 619 S Albert Street, MOUNT PROSPECT5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
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(all data current as of 11/24/2015)
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Mount Prospect Area Real Estate Experts – Call Now 1 – 773 – 671 – 4663
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