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Mount Prospect Jobs Overview

85,785
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
55k
Population

Mount Prospect has the 534th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Mount Prospect is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Mount Prospect is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Mount Prospect is $290,800, which is above the national average. 38% of workers in Mount Prospect hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Mount Prospect. 62% of Mount Prospect workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Mount Prospect spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.