Prospect Heights, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Prospect Heights, Illinois Info Snack

Population
16,137
Unemployment
3.2%
Poverty
10.2%
Median Home
$284,300
Median Income
$73,084
Median Rent
$1,099

Prospect Heights SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
7

Prospect Heights, IL Crime Report

96
Total Crimes
600.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-75.75%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Prospect Heights
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 96 600.7 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 17 106.4 406.9 366.7
Murder 1 6.3 6.6 5.0
Robbery 1 6.3 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 11 68.8 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 79 494.3 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 16 100.1 271.7 340.5
Larceny 60 375.4 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 18.8 148.2 219.9

Prospect Heights, IL Cost Of Living

115
Prospect Heights's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Prospect Heights Illinois National Average
Overall 115 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 132 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

Rankings for Prospect Heights in Illinois

Map Of Prospect Heights, IL

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Population over time in Prospect Heights

Year Population % Change
2019 16,137 -0.7%
2018 16,250 -0.6%
2017 16,345 0.1%
2016 16,331 -0.2%
2015 16,370 0.2%
2014 16,344 0.5%
2013 16,264 0.2%
2012 16,228 -0.2%
2011 16,258 0.0%
2010 16,252 -

Race / Ethnicity in Prospect Heights

White
52.5% (8,468)
African American
2.2% (358)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
8.7% (1,400)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (92)
Hispanic
36.1% (5,819)
Race Prospect Heights IL USA
White 52.5% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 2.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 8.7% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 36.1% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Prospect Heights

Female
46.5% (7,508)
Male
53.5% (8,628)
Gender Prospect Heights IL USA
Female 46.5% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 53.5% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Prospect Heights for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (1,613)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,129)
High School / GED
22.0% (3,550)
Some College
19.0% (3,066)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,129)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (3,227)
Master's Degree
12.0% (1,936)
Professional Degree
2.0% (322)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (161)
Education Prospect Heights IL USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Prospect Heights, Illinois

Less than $10,000
2.4% (38,826)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (49,595)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.9% (127,531)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (164,090)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (201,783)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (248,261)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (228,990)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.1% (307,492)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (77,369)
$200,000 or more
10.5% (169,758)
Income Prospect Heights IL USA
Less than $10,000 2.4% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.9% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.1% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 10.5% 8.3% 7.7%

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