North Riverside, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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North Riverside, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of North Riverside had a population of 6,697 as of July 1, 2018. North 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 North Riverside is located at latitude 41.8461 and longitude -87.8263 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of North Riverside (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of North Riverside (GNIS ID: 2399521) 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 North Riverside is located within Township of Riverside, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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North Riverside, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,697
Population in Households 6,642
Population in Familes 5,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 4,075
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $61,213
Average Household Income $84,586
Per Capita Income $35,277


Total Housing Units 2,994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,928 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 861 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $250,402
Average Home Value $268,860


Total Households 2,790
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,713
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.05% -0.1%
Households -0.16% -0.21%
Families -0.23% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

North Riverside, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Riverside to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 292 79th
Population Density # 85 94th
Diversity Index # 98 93rd
Median Household Income # 462 66th
Per Capita Income # 248 82nd

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