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Riverside, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Riverside had a population of 9,068 as of July 1, 2016. Riverside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverside is located at latitude 41.831 and longitude -87.8159 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Riverside (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Riverside (GNIS ID: 2399090) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Riverside is located within Township of Riverside, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Riverside, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,068
Population in Households 9,062
Population in Familes 7,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 4,584
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 3,518
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,398
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,636 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 882 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $428,769
Average Home Value $481,006


Median Household Income $96,399
Average Household Income $129,233
Per Capita Income $50,308
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.28%
Households 0.3% 0.25%
Families 0.01% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Riverside, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverside to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 239 83rd
Population Density1 # 57 96th
Diversity Index2 # 268 80th
Median Household Income # 79 94th
Per Capita Income # 45 97th

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