River Forest, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 11,132 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 5,479  (49.2%)
Females: 5,653  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60305.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $110,509 (it was $89,284 in 2000)
River Forest:

$110,509
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $76,492 (it was $46,123 in 2000)

River Forest village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $627,057 (it was $342,600 in 2000)
River Forest:

$627,057
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $611,337; detached houses: $705,329; townhouses or other attached units: $314,961; in 2-unit structures: $597,657; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,336

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,319.

March 2019 cost of living index in River Forest: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.6%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Black residents, 6.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in River Forest, IL (2010)
    • 9,05081.0%White alone
    • 7336.6%Black alone
    • 6706.0%Hispanic
    • 5054.5%Asian alone
    • 1701.5%Two or more races
    • 380.3%Other race alone
    • 40.04%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in River Forest detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in River Forest, Illinois as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in River Forest is 11,165 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in River Forest by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.7)
2
(17.9)
1
(9.0)
5
(44.7)
1
(9.1)
2
(17.8)
2
(17.8)
1
(8.9)
2
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(96.7)
15
(132.9)
13
(116.2)
10
(90.1)
9
(80.5)
6
(54.7)
8
(71.4)
8
(71.3)
5
(44.5)
7
(62.4)
5
(44.6)
7
(62.5)
9
(81.3)
6
(53.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.7)
2
(17.9)
5
(45.1)
5
(44.7)
10
(91.2)
9
(80.3)
7
(62.4)
9
(80.1)
10
(89.1)
13
(115.9)
10
(89.3)
10
(90.3)
8
(71.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(316.6)
40
(354.3)
57
(509.3)
76
(685.0)
74
(662.1)
43
(392.2)
61
(544.4)
49
(436.6)
91
(810.4)
73
(650.7)
75
(668.7)
42
(374.9)
39
(352.2)
32
(287.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
343
(3,016)
313
(2,773)
324
(2,895)
394
(3,551)
252
(2,255)
228
(2,080)
244
(2,177)
249
(2,218)
198
(1,763)
168
(1,498)
182
(1,623)
244
(2,178)
237
(2,140)
193
(1,735)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(105.5)
18
(159.4)
9
(80.4)
11
(99.1)
8
(71.6)
7
(63.8)
3
(26.8)
4
(35.6)
1
(8.9)
2
(17.8)
3
(26.7)
5
(44.6)
6
(54.2)
8
(71.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(17.6)
2
(17.7)
2
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
3
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)204.9206.0210.6241.2211.2157.7196.9170.3164.5157.7168.2153.5182.3125.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in River Forest, IL

Crime rate in River Forest detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: Irish (10.5%), German (10.2%), Italian (9.8%), American (7.7%), Greek (2.8%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/26/1894

Elevation: 627 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 4,438 people per square mile   (average).

River Forest, Illinois map

1,076 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 2.6% Latin America).

This village:

9.6%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,553 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,625 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (1.5 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (8.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Forest Park, IL (1.2 miles ),
Oak Park, IL (1.2 miles ),
Maywood, IL (1.3 miles ),
Elmwood Park, IL (1.4 miles ),
Melrose Park, IL (1.5 miles ),
River Grove, IL (1.6 miles ),
Broadview, IL (1.7 miles ),
Bellwood, IL (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +73 (+0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,033 (19.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in River Forest, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in River Forest, IL in 2017
River Forest satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $514,200
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $376,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $381,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $365,600
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $307,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $490,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $509,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $538,500
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $515,100
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $747,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $646,600
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,307,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $839,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,335,600
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $635,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $877,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $760,000
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $791,700
Number of permits per 10,000 River Forest, IL residents
Average permit cost in River Forest, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in River Forest, IL
Historical housing units in River Forest, IL
Most common industries in River Forest, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.3%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (18.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.4%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in River Forest, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.5%)
  • Lawyers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (8.5%)
  • Lawyers (8.4%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)

Average climate in River Forest, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.9. This is worse than average.

City:

96.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.246. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0229. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0229
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

River Forest-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the River Forest village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

River Forest-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from River Forest center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.4 miles away from River Forest center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from River Forest center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
River Forest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in River Forest:

  • HOMECARE OF W SUB HOSP MED CTR (7420 CENTRAL)

Other hospitals and medical centers near River Forest:

  • OAK PARK HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; OAK PARK, IL)
  • ALLBEST HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK PARK, IL)
  • ASPIRE HOME HEALTHCARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK PARK, IL)
  • COMMUNITY NURSING SERVICE OF OAK PARK (Hospital, about 1 miles away; OAK PARK, IL)
  • HOSPICE OF WEST SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; OAK PARK, IL)
  • ALTENHEIM GERMAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FOREST PARK, IL)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; MAYWOOD, IL)

Amtrak stations near River Forest:

  • 6 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in River Forest:

  • Concordia University-Chicago (Full-time enrollment: 3,944; Location: 7400 Augusta; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cuchicago.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Dominican University (Full-time enrollment: 2,971; Location: 7900 W Division Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: public.dom.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near River Forest:

  • Triton College (about 3 miles; River Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,817)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 5 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Morton College (about 6 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Elmhurst College (about 7 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 26,380)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,494)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)

Private high school in River Forest:

  • TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 534, Location: 7574 DIVISION ST, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in River Forest:

  • ROOSEVELT SCHOOL (Students: 654, Location: 7560 OAK AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 511 PARK AVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • WILLARD ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 1250 ASHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in River Forest:

  • ST LUKE PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 519 ASHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 238, Location: 7300 DIVISION ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST VINCENT FERRER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 229, Location: 1515 LATHROP AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • KEYSTONE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 200, Location: 7415 NORTH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in River Forest

Library in River Forest:

  • RIVER FOREST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $932,900; Location: 735 LATHROP AVENUE; 60,951 books; 386 e-books; 3,876 audio materials; 4,350 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 142 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in River Forest: Rebecca Crown Memorial Library (A), Power Hall (B), Mother Samuel Coughlin Hall (C), Mazzuchelli Hall (D), Lewis Hall (E), Albertus Magnus Science Hall (F), Mary Martha Hall and Computer Center (G), Lindemann Hall (H), Kretzmann Hall (I), Krentz Center (J), Krauss Hall (K), Kohn Hall (L), Koehneke Community Center (M), Klinck Memorial Library (N), Jonathan Hall (O), Gross Hall (P), Geiseman Gymnasium (Q), Fred A Spurgat Building (R), Eifrig Hall (S), David Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in River Forest include: Chapel of Our Lord (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), River Forest Methodist Church (F), Saint Luke Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Vincent Ferrer Church (H), West Suburban Temple Har Zion (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in River Forest include: Cummings Square (1), Thatcher Woods Glen (2), Keystone Park (3), Constitution Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Kevin Murphy (actor) - Actor, Robert J. Dunne - Judge, Zach Miskovic - Ice hockey player, Brad Bolen - Judoka, Joan Bauer (novelist) - Children's writer.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in River Forest and their reported violations in the past:

PAW PAW LAKE GOLF CLUB (Serves MI, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
851 people in college/university student housing in 2010
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
870 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
61 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in River Forest (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: River Forest Branch #7200 at 800 North Harlem Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30; River Forest Jewel Branch #2215 at 7525 West Lake Street, branch established on 1996/08/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Community Bank of Oak Park River Forest: River Forest Branch at 7777 West Lake Street, branch established on 2002/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $334.4 mil, Deposits: $305.6 mil, headquarters in Oak Park, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Oak Park River Forest Bankshares, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: Oak Park Branch at 7221 Lake St, branch established on 1995/03/15. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: River Forest Drive-Up Branch at 630 North Harlem Avenue, branch established on 2003/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: River Forest Branch at 7727 Lake Street, branch established on 1913/01/02. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc

For population 15 years and over in River Forest:

Marital status in River Forest, IL
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in River Forest:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - River Forest
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for River Forest, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
River Forest:

55.7%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.7%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
River Forest:

27.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
River Forest:

9.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
River Forest:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
River Forest:

33.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
River Forest:

61.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
River Forest:

80.3%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of River Forest, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$224,370$99,7200$0
Firefighters 21$167,588$95,7650$0
Other and Unallocable 14$87,952$75,3875$9,846
Financial Administration 4$25,984$77,9520$0
Water Supply 3$17,170$68,6800$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,082$60,4920$0
Police - Other 2$9,536$57,2162$2,174
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 73$542,682$89,2087$12,020

River Forest government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $94,000 ($8.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,190,000 ($376.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,266,000 ($293.39)
    Regular Highways: $2,303,000 ($206.88)
    Water Utilities: $2,302,000 ($206.79)
    Financial Administration: $1,483,000 ($133.22)
    Libraries: $1,312,000 ($117.86)
    General - Other: $1,098,000 ($98.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $873,000 ($78.42)
    Sewerage: $340,000 ($30.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $10,970,000 ($985.45)
    Corporate Bonds: $6,492,000 ($583.18)
    Benefit Payments: $2,891,000 ($259.70)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,681,000 ($151.01)
    Corporate Stocks: $1,201,000 ($107.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $814,000 ($73.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $143,000 ($12.85)
    Water Utilities: $134,000 ($12.04)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($6.65)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($1.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,149,000 ($552.37)

River Forest government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $897,000 ($80.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $865,000 ($77.70)
    Other: $431,000 ($38.72)
    Parking Facilities: $120,000 ($10.78)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($4.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,769,000 ($248.74)
    Local Employee Contribution: $428,000 ($38.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $106,000 ($9.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $667,000 ($59.92)
    Interest Earnings: $654,000 ($58.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $382,000 ($34.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,560,000 ($229.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,634,000 ($326.45)
    Highways: $428,000 ($38.45)
  • Tax - Property: $7,185,000 ($645.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,142,000 ($102.59)
    Other License: $909,000 ($81.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $407,000 ($36.56)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $89,000 ($7.99)

River Forest government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,632,000 ($1314.41)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,978,000 ($1255.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,975,000 ($177.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,645,000 ($147.77)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $654,000 ($58.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000 ($29.64)

River Forest government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $7,016,000 ($630.26)
    Total Other Securities: $6,123,000 ($550.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,692,000 ($1140.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,978,000 ($1255.66)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in River Forest, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike1
Ann Taylor1Panera Bread1
CVS1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Chico's1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1Safeway1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Jewel-Osco1UPS1
LensCrafters1Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Men's Wearhouse1Whole Foods Market1

Strongest AM radio stations in River Forest:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSBC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WSBC, INC.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in River Forest:

  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WRRG (88.9 FM; RIVER GROVE, IL; Owner: TRITON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around River Forest:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of River Forest fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • 71,500Total average daily traffic
  • 6,720Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,589Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 400 Parkavenue (Lat: 41.887222 Lon: -87.820278), Type: 40.2, Overall height: 40.2 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7234 W. North Ave. (Lat: 41.909472 Lon: -87.809500), Type: Building, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPLA495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.187 MHz, 862.237 MHz, 862.262 MHz, 862.387 MHz, 862.412 MHz, 862.437 MHz, 862.487 MHz, 862.587 MHz, 862.637 MHz, 862.662 MHz... (+53 more), Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, 2nd Fl, Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 410 Park Ave (Lat: 41.886972 Lon: -87.820056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: KSI510,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 159.120 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2012, Expiration Date: 02/22/2022, Certifier: Charles B Henrici, Registrant: Chicago Communications, 200 Spangler Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126, Phone: (630) 993-4225, Fax: (630) 930-5325, Email:
  • 7810 Central Ave (Lat: 41.886972 Lon: -87.820056), Call Sign: WII963, Licensee ID: L00031813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.412 MHz, 474.287 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 11/24/2022, Registrant: River Forest, Village Of, 7810 Central Ave, River Forest, IL 60305, Phone: (312) 366-7125
  • Lat: 41.886972 Lon: -87.820056, Call Sign: KV4737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.400 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/2012, Expiration Date: 08/12/2022, Registrant: Chicago Communications, 200 Spangler Ave, Elmhurst, IL 61012, Phone: (630) 993-4225, Fax: (630) 930-5325, Email:
  • West Suburban Ctr For Primary Care 7411 W Lake St (Lat: 41.888361 Lon: -87.807556), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPGY670, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2001, Expiration Date: 04/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2011, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:
  • Lat: 41.903333 Lon: -87.817500, Call Sign: WQQA520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.312 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Anthony Cozzi, Registrant: Palidor Radio Communictions Consultants, 408 Willow Road Place, Bellingham, WA 98225, Phone: (604) 987-3137, Fax: (604) 987-3641, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • River Forest, 400 Park Avenue (Lat: 41.886917 Lon: -87.820278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 31.4 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQJD342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2010, Certifier: Willaim Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • IL-CHI0113, 400 Park Ave (Lat: 41.887167 Lon: -87.820389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQKM954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2009, Expiration Date: 07/20/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • WSCDC RIVFOR, 400 Park Avenue (Lat: 41.887194 Lon: -87.820389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQYY625, Licensee ID: L00452515,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2017, Expiration Date: 03/03/2027, Certifier: Brian Staunton, Registrant: West Suburban Consolidated Dispatch Ctr, 400 Park Avenue, River Forest, IL 60305, Phone: (708) 771-9112, Fax: (708) 771-9119, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in River Forest)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BEECH K35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 233A , Serial Number: D-5921, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): George D Wolf, 1001 Park Ave, River Forest, IL 60305, Other Owners: Linda W Wolf
  • Aircraft: OVERMYER CRAIG F EPPR QCKSLVR MXL II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42891 , Serial Number: CFO-1, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 07/14/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Craig F Overmyer, 1430 William St, River Forest, IL 60305
  • Aircraft: TOD R WHITMORE T-51D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 551TW , Serial Number: M13XXXCOHK0185, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Tod R Whitmore, 243 Franklin Ave, River Forest, IL 60305
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6521W , Serial Number: 28-20600, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Mayer, 514 William, River Forest, IL 60305
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP G58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 888WX , Serial Number: TH-2191, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 02/18/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Southern Cross Aviation LLC, 7600 Augusta St, River Forest, IL 60305
  • Aircraft: MAYER JOSEPH RV4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 932P , Serial Number: 3806, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 06/06/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph Mayer, 514 William, River Forest, IL 60305
  • Aircraft: KARACHORLU BERJ S QUICKSILVER GT400 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 232BK , Serial Number: GT 2801497, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Berj S Karachorlu, 424 Park Ave Apt 401, River Forest, IL 60305
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/31/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$200,25078$386,692434$353,00713$252,3081$225,00010$311,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$172,00011$421,45536$394,9172$16,0000$03$139,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$116,00014$361,71468$345,0155$68,0000$03$103,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$371,0009$424,44436$333,6393$456,6670$02$272,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$375,40036$378,3060$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8119.00 , 8120.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$217,2001$99,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$120,0001$158,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$135,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$314,5001$132,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8119.00 , 8120.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in River Forest, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in River Forest, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 53. The highest number of reported fires - 75 took place in 2007, and the least - 5 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in River Forest, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (79.3%), and Outside Fires (14.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in River Forest, IL
    • 71879.3%Structure Fires
    • 13214.6%Outside Fires
    • 535.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for River Forest, IL
Most common first names in River Forest, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16176.1 years
Mary11583.5 years
Robert8176.4 years
Helen8082.0 years
William7974.5 years
Joseph7978.7 years
Margaret6280.0 years
James5877.0 years
Thomas5572.3 years
Dorothy5280.2 years
Most common last names in River Forest, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1980.9 years
Smith1976.3 years
Sullivan1773.3 years
Walsh1676.2 years
Murphy1581.5 years
Mcmahon1376.9 years
Johnson1381.0 years
Williams1275.9 years
Lewis1282.3 years
Brown1279.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in River Forest, IL
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in River Forest, IL
  • 74.9%Utility gas
  • 21.9%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


River Forest compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

River Forest on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 15 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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