River Grove, Cook County, Illinois

River Grove: Village in United States of America

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River Grove is a village located in the county of Cook in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,227 and a population density of 4,279 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,771 inhabitants.

River Grove is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 10,227 at the 2010 census. 

River Grove is located on the western shore of the Chicago River and is bordered by North Riverside to the north and Brookfield to the east. The village's name comes from its location in a valley between two bluffs and its proximity to the river.

River Grove has an active community association that hosts an annual "Halloween in the Village" event that includes trick-or-treating, a costume parade, carnival games and refreshments.

River Grove became incorporated as a village in 1869 when residents complained about being included within the boundaries of North Riverside Township. It remained unincorporated until it was annexed by North Riverside in 1958.

In addition to being a lovely place to call home, River Grove also offers an amazing education system through Triton College. With the university's main campus just minutes away from River Grove Village, students can enjoy a convenient commute or even walk to class if they prefer.

In 2018 River Grove had 9,957 residents. This number is projected to increase by over 1,000 people each year over the next five years according to estimates from 2020 census data collected by researchers.

Quick Facts about River Grove

Population : 9,771 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Cook County
Postal code : 60171
Phone Area Codes : 708
Area : 2.39 km2
Altitude : 627 feet / 191 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:08:45 (12th August 2022)
Density : 4,088 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.67% (2010-2020)
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Location of River Grove on Illinois map.
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Cook County Illinois incorporated and unincorporated areas River Grove highlighted
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Geography

River Grove is located at 41°55'33"N 87°50'9"W (41.9258600, -87.8358900).

River Grove map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of River Grove decreased by 4.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,227 - census
2011 10,284 0.55% estimation process
2012 10,306 0.21% estimation process
2013 10,318 0.12% estimation process
2014 10,302 -0.16% estimation process
2015 10,243 -0.58% estimation process
2016 10,169 -0.73% estimation process
2017 10,073 -0.95% estimation process
2018 9,962 -1.11% estimation process
2019 9,883 -0.8% estimation process
2020 9,771 -1.15% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,296
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,867
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,941
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,867
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.9%
People over 65 (%) : 22.8%
Female persons, % : 53.5%
White only, percent : 81.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 4.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 746
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.8%

River Grove zip code is 60171. County name: Cook, County fips: 17031

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $1,192,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,471
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $976
2015-2019 median gross rent : $2,232
2015-2019 Households : 5,571
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 81,364
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 80,397
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 200,741
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,261
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $108,118
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $66,936
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,978
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,631
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 882
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 463
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,344
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,569
2010 population per square mile : 3,655.9
2010 land area in square miles : 3.52

People born in River Grove (1)

American professional wrestler Meatball was born in River Grove

Schools in River Grove

College & universities near River Grove, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149532 Triton College River Grove (IL) 60171-1995
476674 Curve Metric School of Hair Design Elmwood Park (IL) 60707-1118
146700 Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Melrose Park (IL) 60160-1605
148496 Dominican University River Forest (IL) 60305
481748 Empire Beauty School-Stone Park Stone Park (IL) 60165-1010

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near River Grove, IL

Code Name Address Type
LAG La Grange Road 25 West Burlington St. RAIL
SMT Summit Archer Ave. and South Center Ave. RAIL
CHI Chicago Union Station 225 South Canal Street RAIL
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL
NPV Naperville 105 E. Fourth Ave. RAIL

Post offices near River Grove

Post Office Name City ZIP
River Grov Post Office River Grove (IL) 60171
Elmwood Park Post Office Elmwood Park (IL) 60707
Franklin Park Post Office Franklin Park (IL) 60131
Melrose Park Post Office Melrose Park (IL) 60160
Harwood Heights Carrier Anx Post Office Norridge (IL) 60706

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Distance to Other Cities

River Grove distances to largest Illinois cities