Riverton Sangamon County, Illinois

Riverton: Village in Illinois

About

Riverton is a village located in the county of Sangamon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,455 and a population density of 1,428 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,430 inhabitants.

The village was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Riverton Quick Facts

Population : 3,430 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Sangamon County
Postal code : 62561
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 2.42 km2
Altitude : 564 feet / 172 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1837 (185 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:56:38 (25th May 2022)
Density : 1,417 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.73% (2010-2020)
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Location of Riverton on Illinois map.
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Geography

Riverton is located at 39°50'39"N 89°32'22"W (39.8442200, -89.5395400).

Riverton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Riverton decreased by 0.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,455 - census
2011 3,494 1.12% estimation process
2012 3,498 0.11% estimation process
2013 3,494 -0.11% estimation process
2014 3,507 0.37% estimation process
2015 3,500 -0.2% estimation process
2016 3,483 -0.49% estimation process
2017 3,482 -0.03% estimation process
2018 3,460 -0.64% estimation process
2019 3,434 -0.76% estimation process
2020 3,430 -0.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,273
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,404
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,347
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,401
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.5%
People over 65 (%) : 23.4%
Female persons, % : 52.4%
White only, percent : 96.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 344
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 83.5%

Riverton zip code is 62561. County name: Sangamon, County fips: 17167

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $627,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,166
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,241
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,618
2015-2019 Households : 2,914
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 97.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 94.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,348
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 32,460
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 64,662
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,727
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $114,375
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $67,073
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,139
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 586
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 517
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 60
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,064
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 39
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,072
2010 population per square mile : 3,206.2
2010 land area in square miles : 2.31

People born in Riverton (3)

People born in Riverton, including stock car racing driver Justin Allgaier, U.S. Representative Charles McGavin, journalist and publicist Nellie Revell, .

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Schools in Riverton

College & universities near Riverton, IL

Code Name City ZIP
437556 Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield Springfield (IL) 62707
148593 St. John's College-Department of Nursing Springfield (IL) 62702
364122 HSHS St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science Springfield (IL) 62769
148654 University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield (IL) 62703-5407
146685 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield (IL) 62794-9256

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Riverton, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS

Post offices near Riverton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Riverton Post Office Riverton (IL) 62561
Dawson Post Office Dawson (IL) 62520
Sherman Post Office Sherman (IL) 62684
Northeast Annex Post Office Springfield (IL) 62702
Springfield Post Office Springfield (IL) 62703

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Sangamon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sangamon County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Springfield 113,671 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Arlington Heights 73,999 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; suburb of Chicago, Illinois
Chatham 13,159 Village in Illinois, USA
Woodside 10,484 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Sherman 4,660 Village in Illinois, USA
Auburn 4,591 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Rochester 3,715 Village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Pawnee 2,646 City in Oklahoma
Buckhart 1,679 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Jerome 1,575 Village in Illinois, United States
Southern View 1,557 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
Williamsville 1,490 Village in the United States
Leland Grove 1,451 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Grandview 1,369 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
New Berlin 1,329 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Divernon 1,096 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Riverton distances to largest Illinois cities