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
  • County: Cook County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.068, Longitude -87.933
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,478
  • PO Box Addresses: 260
  • Residential Addresses: 22,363
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,965
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,398

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Mount Prospect, IL 60056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 54,938
Population in Households 54,762
Population in Familes 46,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 5,208
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $76,066
Average Household Income $96,940
Per Capita Income $36,877


Total Housing Units 22,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,652 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,180 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,390 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $325,108
Average Home Value $340,761


Total Households 20,832
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 14,519
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% -0.07%
Households 0.0% -0.1%
Families -0.09% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

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, 2018 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 # 31 98th
Population Density # 91 93rd
Diversity Index # 148 89th
Median Household Income # 232 83rd
Per Capita Income # 219 84th

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