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Mount Prospect Stats
Date of Incorporation

February 3, 1917

Form of Government

Council/Manager

Geographic Location

Northwest Suburb of Chicago in Cook County

Area

10.42 square miles

 

Population

1950

 4,009

1960

18,905

1970

34,995

1980

52,634

1990

53,168

2000

56,265

2010    (Most Recent Census Available)

54,167

Municipal Services and Facilities

Number of Full-Time Employees (2015)*

291

Number of Part-Time Employees (2015)*

25

Number of Seasonal Employees (2015)**

53

Miles of Streets and Roads*

165.32

Building Inspection

Number of Permits Issued in 2014

2,596

Value of Construction in 2014

$63,372,511

Fire Protection

Number of Firefighters (On Shift 2015)

63

Number of Stations

3

Number of Fire Hydrants

2,243

I.S.O. Rating Class

2

Police Protection

Number of Police Officers (2015)

64

Number of Police Stations

1

Library Services

Number of Libraries

1 Main; 1 Branch

Collection Size (As of 12/31/14)

494,216

Number of Registered Borrowers

53,565

Circulation (For Calendar Year 2014)

1,034,076

Municipal Water Utility

Average Daily Gallons Billed (for 2014)

3,272,650

Miles of Water Mains

165.4

Number of Metered Accounts (as of 12/31/2014)

11,429

Elections

Number of Registered Voters

30,721

Number of Votes Cast in Last Municipal Election in 2013

3,500

Percentage of Registered Voters Voting in Last Municipal Election

10.98%

*As of March 15, 2015
**Seasonal Employees Budgeted for 2015 Budget Year

Last updated: 3/18/2015 2:49:39 PM