Prospect Heights, IL Population

Population: 17,081. Estimated population in July 2020: 16,387 (-4.1% change)
Males: 8,692 (50.9%), Females: 8,389 (49.1%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60070

Median resident age: 34.6 years
Median household income: $55,641
Median house value: $243,300

Races in Prospect Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.2%)
  • Hispanic (27.6%)
  • Other race (13.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (20.9%), German (20.3%), Irish (8.8%), Italian (7.0%), English (4.6%), Swedish (2.6%).

Elevation: 668 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Map of Prospect Heights, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prospect Heights

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prospect Heights city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

37.5% Foreign born (20.7% Latin America, 12.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,556 (+10.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Prospect Heights:

  • NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL)
  • HOLY FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; DES PLAINES, IL)
  • ALEXIAN BROTHERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prospect Heights:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 26 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 33 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)

Other public-use airports nearest to Prospect Heights:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 2 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)

Amtrak station near Prospect Heights:

  • 9 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Prospect Heights:

  • INTERNATIONAL TEAMS (Location: PO BOX 203; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prospect Heights:

  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 14 miles; ADDISON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,076)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 14 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)

Public primary/middle schools in Prospect Heights:

  • MACARTHUR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 700 N SCHOENBECK RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ANNE SULLIVAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 700 N SCHOENBECK RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • DWIGHT D EISENHOWER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 700 SCHOENBECK RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BETSY ROSS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 700 N SCHOENBECK RD; Grades: PK – 02)

Libraries

Library in Prospect Heights:

  • PROSPECT HEIGHTS P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,722,403; Location: 12 N. ELM ST.; 91,793 books; 11,527 audio materials; 4,131 video materials; 233 serial subscriptions)

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