River Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 10,279 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 4,961  (48.3%)
Females: 5,318  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60171.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,723 (it was $40,050 in 2000)
River Grove:

$45,723
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,425 (it was $20,390 in 2000)

River Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $177,229 (it was $144,600 in 2000)
River Grove:

$177,229
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $862.

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  • Races in River Grove, IL (2010)

    River Grove races chart
    • 7,84776.7%White alone
    • 1,90118.6%Hispanic
    • 2192.1%Asian alone
    • 1311.3%Black alone
    • 930.9%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 140.1%Other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in River Grove: 105.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (26.2%), Italian (16.3%), German (8.1%), Irish (7.9%), United States (3.5%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/07/1889

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 4,307 people per square mile   (average).

River Grove,IL real estate house value index trend

River Grove, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in River Grove:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in River Grove village:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

3,215 residents are foreign born (23.1% Europe, 3.8% Latin America).

This village:

31.2%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in River Grove, Illinois as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in River Grove to the number of sex offenders is 2,055 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,820 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,780 (2.2%)

River Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Park, IL (3.8 miles , pop. 52,524).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (10.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elmwood Park, IL (1.1 miles ), Franklin Park, IL (1.3 miles ), Melrose Park, IL (1.4 miles ), Stone Park, IL (1.6 miles ), River Forest, IL (1.6 miles ), Schiller Park, IL (1.6 miles ), Norridge, IL (1.7 miles ), Maywood, IL (1.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $291,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $308,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $202,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,785 (-17.3%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 471 (9.1%)

Area code: 708

River Grove household income distribution River Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in River Grove by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.09.7
Rapes 100225515521N/A
per 100,000 9.40.00.019.119.448.949.29.950.051.219.59.7N/A
Robberies 812122883436420
per 100,000 75.0112.5113.519.177.778.329.539.730.061.539.019.50.0
Assaults 544391115890464
per 100,000 46.937.537.828.787.4107.7147.779.590.10.039.058.438.9
Burglaries 54757583644746665336405241
per 100,000 506.2703.0709.3793.7621.8460.1452.9655.8530.4368.9389.9506.0398.6
Thefts 257255255249196221233261186169172159134
per 100,000 2,409.12,390.32,411.62,381.01,904.22,163.32,294.02,593.41,861.51,731.91,676.71,547.11,302.6
Auto thefts 57424224302625322814211510
per 100,000 534.3393.7397.2229.5291.5254.5246.1318.0280.2143.5204.7146.097.2
Arson 2331110000020
per 100,000 18.728.128.49.69.79.80.00.00.00.00.019.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 225.4229.3231.3206.5210.1235.3232.8222.2211.9175.0153.7141.5129.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in River Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +729 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in River Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in River Grove, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

River Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the River Grove 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 14.2 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 Grove-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 240.3 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 214.8 miles away from River Grove 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 272.5 miles away from the city 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 238.6 miles away from River Grove center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 231.0 miles away from the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
River Grove topographic map

Birthplace of: Quinton Young - College basketball player (Fla Atlantic Owls).

Hospitals and medical centers in River Grove:

  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (2725 N THATCHER AVENUE, SUITE 301)

Other hospitals and medical centers near River Grove:

  • ELMWOOD CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ELMWOOD PARK, IL)
  • ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ELMWOOD PARK, IL)
  • CELESTIAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • SPRING MEADOWS HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MELROSE PARK, IL)
  • GRAND HOME HEALTH CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • DAUGHTERS OF DIVINE LOVE HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)

Amtrak stations near River Grove:

  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in River Grove:

  • Triton College (Full-time enrollment: 8,817; Location: 2000 5th Ave; Public; Website: www.triton.edu)

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

  • Dominican University (about 2 miles; River Forest, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,971)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 3 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College (about 4 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,683)
  • Elmhurst College (about 6 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 8,004)
  • North Park University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • DeVry University-Illinois (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 26,380)

Private high school in River Grove:

  • GUERIN PREP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 660; Location: 8001 W BELMONT AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in River Grove:

Private elementary/middle schools in River Grove:

  • ST CYPRIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 2561 CLINTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 2624 OAK ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in River Grove, map of school districts: RHODES SCHOOL DISTRICT 84-5, RIVER GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT 85-5

Library in River Grove:

  • RIVER GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $372,737; Location: 8638 WEST GRAND AVENUE; 32,928 books; 1,571 audio materials; 1,571 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in River Grove: Oak Park Country Club (A), River Grove Public Library (B), River Grove Fire Department (C), River Grove Village Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Thatcher Woods Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in River Grove include: Holy Transfiguration Chapel (A), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (B), Saint Cyprian Church (C), Grace United Church of Christ (D), River Grove Bible Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Elmwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in River Grove: Evans Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cernan Earth and Space Center (Planetariums; 2000 5th Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.4%
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: 0.2% of all households
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
48 people in religious group quarters in 2000

River Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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River Grove compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in River Grove (2011 data):

  • Banco Popular North America: River Grove Branch at 8383 West Belmont Avenue, branch established on 1975/06/19. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: River Grove Dominicks at 3141 Thatcher Road, branch established on 1994/11/10. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Illinois average:

12.4

River Grove travel time to work - commute River Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for River Grove village (based on Cook County data)

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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$9,348
Judicial and Legal 2$9,251$55,5060$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$146,263$79,7800$0
Police - Other 0$0 65$24,872
Firefighters 0$0 86$66,771
Health 0$0 1$1,624
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$3,172
Water Supply 2$8,840$53,0400$0
Totals for Government 26$164,354$75,856167$105,787

River Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,866,000 ($181.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,067,000 ($103.80)
    Financial Administration: $847,000 ($82.40)
    Sewerage: $663,000 ($64.50)
    Fire Protection: $478,000 ($46.50)
    Regular Highways: $464,000 ($45.14)
    General - Other: $380,000 ($36.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($32.10)
    Health Services - Other: $326,000 ($31.72)
    General Public Buildings: $211,000 ($20.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000 ($12.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($6.71)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($1.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $954,000 ($92.81)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $822,000 ($79.97)
    Benefit Payments: $176,000 ($17.12)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $69,000 ($6.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $451,000 ($43.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $100,000 ($9.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,353,000 ($228.91)

River Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $158,000 ($15.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($12.26)
    All Other: $82,000 ($7.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $71,000 ($6.91)
    Parking Facilities: $30,000 ($2.92)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $149,000 ($14.50)
    Interest Revenue: $138,000 ($13.43)
    Local Employee Contribution: $94,000 ($9.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $167,000 ($16.25)
    Public Welfare: $27,000 ($2.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $472,000 ($45.92)
    Interest Earnings: $201,000 ($19.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,068,000 ($103.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,035,000 ($197.98)
    Highways: $293,000 ($28.50)
  • Tax - Property: $2,127,000 ($206.93)
    Public Utilities: $938,000 ($91.25)
    NEC: $580,000 ($56.43)

River Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,050,000 ($783.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,495,000 ($729.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $555,000 ($53.99)

River Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,621,000 ($157.70)
    Total Federal Securities: $955,000 ($92.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,162,000 ($599.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,583,000 ($154.00)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

Strongest AM radio stations in River Grove:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in River Grove:

  • WRRG (88.9 FM; RIVER GROVE, IL; Owner: TRITON COLLEGE)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around River Grove:

  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of River Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • $5,731,000Total costs
  • 167,800Total average daily traffic
  • 9,616Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in River Grove)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in River Grove, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 2000 Fifth Ave (Lat: 41.915583 Lon: -87.836722), Structure height: 7.9 m, Overall height: 32.3 m, Call Sign: WNTX544
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020
    Registrant: Triton College, 2000 Fifth Ave, River Grove, IL 60171, Phone: (708) 456-0300, Fax: (708) 583-3121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in River Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 19876 , Serial Number: 17260826, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Sigurd Larsen, 8725 Lyndale St, River Grove, IL 60171

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial 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 ORIGINATED32$184,15532$138,786138$164,3157$41,5514$303,8052$168,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$252,2373$133,6407$217,9190$00$01$59,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$165,8827$135,85964$205,81310$47,4562$521,5002$154,415
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$143,4205$151,60023$223,6260$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$129,5800$08$193,2831$134,0500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8111.00 , 8112.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$185,4981$173,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$208,1302$177,025
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$159,9250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$171,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$148,9400$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8111.00 , 8112.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 40

Incident types - River Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for River Grove, IL
Most common first names in River Grove, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9674.1 years
Mary9479.8 years
Joseph9475.2 years
Frank6977.6 years
William6274.6 years
Helen5278.8 years
James5270.6 years
Edward5176.7 years
Robert4972.3 years
George4874.7 years
Most common last names in River Grove, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1779.7 years
Anderson1772.2 years
Nelson1078.1 years
White878.2 years
Thompson874.8 years
Stein877.1 years
Smith882.4 years
Campbell873.5 years
Olsen879.6 years
Oconnor874.0 years
Businesses in River Grove, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Subway1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts1UPS2
McDonald's1Vons1
Safeway1Walgreens1
Starbucks1

River Grove on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #55 (60171) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries"
  • #75 (60171) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries"
  • #90 (60171) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Indo-European language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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