Mount Prospect, IL 60056 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60056: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Acceptable Alternative
Mt Prospect, IL 60056

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,474
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,405
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,980
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.068, Longitude -87.933
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 55,964
Population in Households 55,796
Population in Familes 46,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 5,295
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 21,331
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 14,832
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,893 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,438 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,115 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $319,729
Average Home Value $335,077


Median Household Income $69,571
Average Household Income $90,310
Per Capita Income $34,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.27%
Households 0.45% 0.33%
Families 0.31% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Prospect, IL 60056 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60056 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 98th
Population Density1 # 90 94th
Diversity Index2 # 153 89th
Median Household Income # 240 83rd
Per Capita Income # 208 85th

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