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Riverton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Riverton had a population of 3,720 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Riverton is located at latitude 39.8442 and longitude -89.5395 in Sangamon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Riverton encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Sangamon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Village of Riverton (GNIS ID: 2399091) 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 Riverton is located within Township of Clear Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sangamon County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Riverton: Howlett, Jamestown, Judys Ferry.

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Riverton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Riverton, IL Housing Affordability Index is 203
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Riverton, IL Wealth Index is 59
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,720
Population in Households 3,720
Population in Familes 3,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,559
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,659
Average Household Income $67,136
Per Capita Income $26,698
Wealth Index3 59

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,086 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $138,900
Housing Affordability Index2 203
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,482
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,022
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.8% 0.26%
Households 0.83% 0.27%
Families 0.7% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Riverton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 393 71st
Population Density # 425 69th
Diversity Index # 877 37th
Median Household Income # 725 47th
Per Capita Income # 870 37th

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