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Mount Prospect Stats
Date of Incorporation: February 3, 1917
Form of Government: Council/Manager
Geographic Location: Northwest Suburb of Chicago located in Cook County
Area: 10.28 square miles

 

Population

1950  4,009
1960 18,905
1970 34,995
1980 52,634
1990 53,168
2000 56,265
2010     54,167

Municipal Services and Facilities

Number of Full-Time Employees (2010)

320

Number of Part-Time Employees (2010)

27

Miles of Streets and Roads

165

 

Building Inspection

Number of Permits Issued in 2009

2,412

Value of Construction in 2009

$62,552,533

Fire Protection

Number of Firefighters (2010) 73
Number of Stations 3
Number of Fire Hydrants 2,238
I.S.O. Rating Class 2

Police Protection

Number of Police Officers 86
Number of Police Stations 1

Library Services

Number of Libraries 1
Collection Size 501,000
Number of Registered Borrowers 70,133

Municipal Water Utility

Average Daily Gallons Billed 3,438,474
Miles of Water Mains 166
Number of Metered Accounts 11,412

Elections

Number of Registered Voters 30,721
Number of Votes Cast in Last Municipal Election 4,791
Percentage of Registered Voters Voting in Last Municipal Election 15.60%

Last updated: 12/14/2011 8:36:08 AM