StatisticProspect HeightsIllinoisNational
Population16,33112,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,83922891
Median age38.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English43%77%79%
Speak Spanish30%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Prospect Heights is 1584% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Prospect Heights is 2% higher than Illinois
  • In Prospect Heights 72.57% of the population is White
  • In Prospect Heights 1.16% of the population is Black
  • In Prospect Heights 8.33% of the population is Asian

Compare Prospect Heights, IL Demographics

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      Prospect Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceProspect HeightsIllinoisNational
      White72.57%72.14%73.35%
      Black1.16%14.30%12.63%
      Asian8.33%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.22%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.26%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.78%2.34%3.06%
      Other race16.67%5.86%4.75%
      In Prospect Heights, 30.8% 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.

      Household income distribution

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      Prospect Heights age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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