Welcome to Mount Prospect

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This nationally-acclaimed village with a population of more than 54,000 residents has been recognized for outstanding services, top-rated amenities and high-performing schools. The Village of Mount Prospect was named “One of the Top Places to Live” by Money magazine in 2014, and named “One of the Best Places to Raise Your Kids” by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2009.

Conveniently located 25 miles west of the Chicago Loop, Mount Prospect offers residents easy access to downtown Chicago via Metra and two interstate highways, and easy access to O’Hare International and Chicago Executive airports. Within the 10.38 square miles of the village borders, you will find beautiful and modern park facilities, a state-of-the-art library, resident-focused community events, a thriving downtown district and myriad shopping and dining options.

Mount Prospect is a forward-thinking community; the village mission is “to advance our community’s collective quality-of-life and potential through adaptive leadership and leading-edge service and delivery.” Its vision statement for 2020, “The village represents the best of suburban communities – thriving, proud, diverse, having a rich heritage, strong values and a timeless yet contemporary atmosphere,” demonstrates respect for the past and a commitment to the future.