Mount Prospect demographics profile

StatisticMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)5,27322291
Median age39.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English57%77%79%
Speak Spanish15%13%13%
Mount Prospect, IL has a population of 54,552 and is the 737th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,273 per sq mi which is 2272% higher than the Illinois average and 5720% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Prospect is 40 which is approximately 6% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Mount Prospect, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 57% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 58% of Mount Prospect residents were born in Illinois, 10% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 31% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mount Prospect is 2272% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Mount Prospect is 6% higher than Illinois.
  • In Mount Prospect 73.81% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Prospect 2.71% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Prospect 12.47% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Prospect population breakdown by race

RaceMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Black or African American2.71%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.18%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.09%2.34%3.06%
Other race8.68%5.86%4.75%
In Mount Prospect, 18.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mount Prospect, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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