River Grove, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 10,093 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 4,900  (48.6%)
Females: 5,193  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60171.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,472 (it was $40,050 in 2000)
River Grove:

$48,472
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,427 (it was $20,390 in 2000)

River Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $207,204 (it was $144,600 in 2000)
River Grove:

$207,204
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $213,211; detached houses: $225,238; townhouses or other attached units: $244,596; in 2-unit structures: $298,597; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $324,995; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,951

Median gross rent in 2017: $946.

March 2019 cost of living index in River Grove: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.9% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in River Grove, IL (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in River Grove, Illinois as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in River Grove is 2,040 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 Grove by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
1
(9.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(19.4)
5
(48.9)
5
(49.2)
1
(9.9)
5
(50.0)
5
(51.2)
2
(19.5)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
4
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(77.7)
8
(78.3)
3
(29.5)
4
(39.7)
3
(30.0)
6
(61.5)
4
(39.0)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.2)
5
(48.6)
3
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(87.4)
11
(107.7)
15
(147.7)
8
(79.5)
9
(90.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(39.0)
6
(58.4)
4
(38.9)
6
(58.3)
10
(97.3)
3
(29.4)
6
(59.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
64
(621.8)
47
(460.1)
46
(452.9)
66
(655.8)
53
(530.4)
36
(368.9)
40
(389.9)
52
(506.0)
41
(398.6)
19
(184.6)
29
(282.1)
37
(362.2)
24
(237.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(1,904)
221
(2,163)
233
(2,294)
261
(2,593)
186
(1,861)
169
(1,732)
172
(1,677)
159
(1,547)
134
(1,303)
92
(894.0)
85
(826.8)
97
(949.5)
105
(1,038)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(291.5)
26
(254.5)
25
(246.1)
32
(318.0)
28
(280.2)
14
(143.5)
21
(204.7)
15
(146.0)
10
(97.2)
7
(68.0)
16
(155.6)
15
(146.8)
8
(79.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)199.4223.3220.9210.9201.1166.0145.8134.3115.074.5114.9140.796.1

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

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:

2.67
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Ancestries: Polish (31.7%), Italian (7.9%), American (5.0%), Ukrainian (4.8%), German (3.1%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/07/1889

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 4,229 people per square mile   (average).

River Grove, Illinois map

3,225 residents are foreign born (23.5% Europe, 5.3% Latin America).

This village:

31.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,990 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,717 (2.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 87.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,017 (-19.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 398 (7.5%)

Area code: 708

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

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,200
Number of permits per 10,000 River Grove, IL residents
Average permit cost in River Grove, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in River Grove, IL
Historical housing units in River Grove, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +729 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in River Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in River Grove, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)

Average climate in River Grove, Illinois

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River Grove, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.246
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.17
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
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 3.3 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 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0174. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0174
U.S.:

0.0098

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 River Grove 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 River Grove 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 River Grove 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 the city 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 River Grove 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 Grove topographic map

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: 513, Location: 8001 BELMONT AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in River Grove:

Private elementary/middle school in River Grove:

  • ST CYPRIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 106, Location: 2561 CLINTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in River Grove

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in River Grove:

Marital status in River Grove, IL
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in River Grove:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for River Grove, 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
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

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.
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
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
River Grove:

46.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
River Grove:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
River Grove:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
River Grove:

56.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of River Grove, 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 26$179,984$83,07020$13,491
Other and Unallocable 6$28,901$57,8022$1,040
Other Government Administration 5$13,155$31,5729$2,523
Streets and Highways 4$18,210$54,6300$0
Water Supply 2$9,577$57,4620$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,750$46,5000$0
Police - Other 1$3,822$45,8646$4,208
Financial Administration 1$4,254$51,0483$6,203
Solid Waste Management 1$3,875$46,5000$0
Health 0$0 1$2,002
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$9,141
Fire - Other 0$0 4$10,039
Firefighters 0$0 44$54,256
Welfare 0$0 4$2,425
Totals for Government 48$269,528$67,38296$105,328

River Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,488,000 ($345.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,431,000 ($141.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,330,000 ($131.77)
    General - Other: $1,281,000 ($126.92)
    Financial Administration: $1,097,000 ($108.69)
    Health - Other: $622,000 ($61.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $572,000 ($56.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $541,000 ($53.60)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($21.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($7.23)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $2,947,000 ($291.98)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,005,000 ($198.65)
    Benefit Payments: $887,000 ($87.88)
    Corporate Bonds: $530,000 ($52.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $578,000 ($57.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $430,000 ($42.60)
    Regular Highways: $327,000 ($32.40)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($13.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,681,000 ($562.87)

River Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $258,000 ($25.56)
    Sewerage: $238,000 ($23.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($20.41)
    Parking Facilities: $43,000 ($4.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $174,000 ($17.24)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-17,000 ($-1.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $556,000 ($55.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $682,000 ($67.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $522,000 ($51.72)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,590,000 ($157.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,073,000 ($205.39)
    Highways: $245,000 ($24.27)
  • Tax - Property: $3,944,000 ($390.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $963,000 ($95.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $639,000 ($63.31)
    Other License: $335,000 ($33.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $134,000 ($13.28)

River Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,625,000 ($1449.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,765,000 ($1363.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $860,000 ($85.21)

River Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $703,000 ($69.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,010,000 ($1090.86)

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 Grove, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Subway1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Super 81
Dunkin Donuts1UPS2
McDonald's1Vons1
Safeway1Walgreens1
Starbucks1

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
See more detailed statistics of River Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.4mTotal length
  • $3,986,000Total costs
  • 45,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,992Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,788Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

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:

30 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/24/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Sigurd Larsen, 8725 Lyndale St, River Grove, IL 60171
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/21/2017, Exported to: Thailand

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 in River Grove, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in River Grove, 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 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 72 took place in 2007, and the least - 19 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in River Grove, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.0%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in River Grove, IL
    • 31348.0%Structure Fires
    • 18628.5%Outside Fires
    • 10015.3%Other
    • 538.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in River Grove, IL
  • 90.1%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in River Grove, IL
  • 82.0%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

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  • #30 (60171) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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