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Metra logo Rail Station: Mount Prospect  accessible

Overview
Rail Lines:Union Pacific Northwest Line
Status:year-round
Location:13 E. Northwest Hwy. (at Main St.)
Fare Zone:D
Detailed Metra Fare Structure
Milepost:20.0
Related Web Pages:Union Pacific Northwest Line Schedule from Metra
Metra Station Page
 
Demographics
Population1/2 mile1 mile
20104,59616,515
20154,92417,201
Change+6.7%+4.0%
2040 (Projected)6,58720,706
 
Employment1/2 mile1 mile
20102,3285,773
20152,3915,960
Change+2.6%+3.1%
2040 (Projected)2,7096,891
The 2010 (base estimate), 2015 (interpolated) and 2040 (projected) population and employment statistics are estimates tabulated by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency of Planning (CMAP). The CMAP statistics are derived from square mile subzones. For more information see: https://datahub.cmap.illinois.gov/dataset/2040-forecast-of-population-households-and-employment
 
Ridership
Ridership Trend
Weekday Boardings:1,879 (2018 count)
Parking Capacity:676 spaces (2016 count)
Parking Utilization:98%
Mode of Access:24% Walked, 46% Drive Alone, 15% Dropped Off, 7% Carpool, 2% Bus, 3% Bike, 0% Taxi, 0% Other Metra, 1% Other (2016 Survey)
Parking and Access
 
Land Use
Category1/2 mile1 mile
Single-Family Residential49%54%
Transportation and Other31%28%
Commercial5%7%
Open Space4%5%
Institutional5%3%
Multi-Family Residential3%2%
Industrial1%1%
Source: CMAP 2010 Land Use Inventory
 
Related Projects
Capital Program:List of Capital Projects
Planning Studies:Mount Prospect Downtown Implementation Plan
Mount Prospect Public Transportation System Plan
Mount Prospect Metra Station Bicycle Parking
PMO Projects:none
 
Connecting Services
Pace Bus Routes:234 Wheeling - Des Plaines accessible
694 Central Road-Mt.Prospect Station accessible
 
Related Jurisdictions
Counties:Cook
Municipalities:Mount Prospect
US Congressional Districts:9 Jan Schakowsky
Illinois Senate Districts:27 Ann Gillespie
Illinois House Districts:53 Mark Walker
County Board Districts:Cook 9
Chicago Wards:none
Councils of Mayors:Northwest
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