Mount Prospect, Illinois 

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Population

54,493

+1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$69,155

Median Home Price

$290,900

Best Places to Live in Mount Prospect, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Mount Prospect
 $389,000 
1306 N Pima Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 1591 SqFt
 $539,000 
406 S Meier Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3000 SqFt
 $489,900 
14 N William St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2288 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Mount Prospect
Zip Codes: 60056
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mount Prospect is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Mount Prospect jobs have decreased by 0.15%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mount Prospect's cost of living is 27.00% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mount Prospect's Cost of Living

VOTING
Cook county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mount Prospect's population is 54,493 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.22%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mount Prospect is $290,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.06%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Mount Prospect public schools spend $15,682 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Mount Prospect. More Education


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Housing Market in Mount Prospect

It's a good time to buy in Mount Prospect. Home Appreciation is up 1.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Mount Prospect Real Estate

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Reviews for Mount Prospect   4 Reviews
Property Taxes - 1/21/2014
Because of powerful teachers unions, taxes are always rising and becoming unaffordable. ... Read More

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BUS SYSTEM - 8/3/2011
The PACE bus system is okay here if you want to go to the CTA L station,but getting around to different suburbs is a real... Read More

Flat, no character - 6/26/2009
Although Mt. Prospect is incredibly diverse, housing is very expensive and the area doesn't have much charm. There are strip malls and a lot of traffic. The library is... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN MOUNT PROSPECT
$389,000
1306 N Pima Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$539,000
406 S Meier Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$489,900
14 N William St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$174,900
417 N Elm St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$359,900
1507 W Golf Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$349,000
504 E Holly Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$899,900
415 W Larkdale Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 7

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