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River Grove, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of River Grove had a population of 10,350 as of July 1, 2017. River Grove 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 River Grove is located at latitude 41.9243 and longitude -87.8379 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of River Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Village of River Grove (GNIS ID: 2399085) 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 River Grove is located within Township of Leyden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with River Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for River Grove: Rivergrove.

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River Grove, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,350
Daytime Population: Workers 2,652
Daytime Population: Residents 5,004
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,656
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 10,333
Population in Familes 8,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 4,330
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $53,112
Average Household Income $67,676
Per Capita Income $27,108


Total Housing Units 4,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,362 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,812 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 284 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $215,182
Average Home Value $229,898


Total Households 4,174
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,648
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.17% 0.11%
Households 0.13% 0.1%
Families 0.03% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

River Grove, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares River Grove to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 217 84th
Population Density # 71 95th
Diversity Index # 175 87th
Median Household Income # 693 49th
Per Capita Income # 651 52nd

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