Community Profile (PDF Version)
The future is very bright for residents and businesses of Mount Prospect! With its roots in agriculture, Mount Prospect has been attracting viable businesses since its corporation in 1917.
Just 22 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and minutes away from O’Hare International and Chicago Executive airports, Mount Prospect offers the business community the right location for success. Corporations discover a full range of outstanding business locations such as the established Kensington Business Park to the newly renovated Randhurst Village to the mixed-use downtown to light industrial properties located on the southern edge of the Village and Interstate 90. Retailers also have a choice of 26 shopping centers found along major corridors including Northwest Highway (Route 14), Rand Road (Route 12) and other commercial arterial roads.
The Village works closely with the business community to foster a positive business climate. Initiatives among the Village, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association augment and maintain a healthy business climate.
Close to 100,000 people work within a 3-mile radius of downtown Mount Prospect and the average household income is $80,755 within that same area. Be a part of Mount Prospect and contact the Village of Mount Prospect Community Development Department at (847) 818-5328.