Riverside, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 8,742 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 4,135  (47.3%)
Females: 4,607  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60546.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $102,362 (it was $64,931 in 2000)
Riverside:

$102,362
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $52,553 (it was $34,712 in 2000)

Riverside village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $430,523 (it was $261,800 in 2000)
Riverside:

$430,523
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $499,419; detached houses: $529,268; townhouses or other attached units: $198,975; in 2-unit structures: $392,494; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $259,758; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,896

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,020.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverside: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Riverside, IL (2010)
    • 7,53584.9%White alone
    • 93510.5%Hispanic
    • 1842.1%Asian alone
    • 1101.2%Black alone
    • 840.9%Two or more races
    • 190.2%Other race alone
    • 70.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Riverside by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
2
(22.9)
5
(57.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
3
(35.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.0)
5
(60.4)
8
(98.9)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.2)
2
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(45.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
52
(606.2)
57
(671.8)
20
(238.2)
18
(215.9)
4
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(44.9)
1
(11.2)
12
(134.7)
49
(550.6)
57
(641.7)
12
(136.0)
11
(126.1)
4
(45.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(256.5)
29
(341.8)
25
(297.8)
34
(407.9)
21
(253.9)
15
(185.5)
31
(348.2)
20
(224.2)
33
(370.5)
16
(179.8)
11
(123.8)
26
(294.6)
5
(57.3)
11
(126.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
112
(1,306)
76
(895.7)
62
(738.4)
114
(1,368)
146
(1,765)
169
(2,090)
110
(1,236)
116
(1,301)
118
(1,325)
90
(1,011)
71
(799.4)
90
(1,020)
87
(997.0)
77
(882.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(81.6)
6
(70.7)
6
(71.5)
7
(84.0)
6
(72.5)
5
(61.8)
4
(44.9)
3
(33.6)
4
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
2
(22.7)
3
(34.4)
3
(34.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)210.8210.4113.3146.4131.6131.2116.776.0130.8169.9169.999.590.2115.7

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City-data.com crime index in Riverside, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.66
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Ancestries: Irish (12.5%), Polish (8.8%), German (8.6%), Italian (6.6%), English (5.5%), Lithuanian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/08/1875

Elevation: 616 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 4,432 people per square mile   (average).

Riverside, Illinois map

967 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe, 3.8% Latin America, 2.7% Asia).

This village:

11.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,553 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,509 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (1.6 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (7.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lyons, IL (1.1 miles ),
North Riverside, IL (1.1 miles ),
Berwyn, IL (1.3 miles ),
Brookfield, IL (1.3 miles ),
Stickney, IL (1.3 miles ),
Forest View, IL (1.5 miles ),
McCook, IL (1.5 miles ),
La Grange Park, IL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,521 (-28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 445 (10.1%)

Area code: 708

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $310,100
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $420,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $338,900
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $577,100
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $425,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $473,500
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $364,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $367,200
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $597,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $544,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $476,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $267,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $465,600
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $454,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $413,600
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $744,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Riverside, IL residents
Average permit cost in Riverside, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Riverside, IL
Historical housing units in Riverside, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Riverside, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.0%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Riverside, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Lawyers (3.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Lawyers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Riverside, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Riverside, 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 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.45. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.45
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0206. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0206
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Riverside-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Riverside 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 8.8 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:

Riverside-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 233.7 miles away from Riverside 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 208.2 miles away from Riverside 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 61.6 miles away from Riverside 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 265.9 miles away from Riverside 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 232.1 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 224.5 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 (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).
Riverside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverside:

  • COURTYARD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • FMC - BERWYN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • MACNEAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • BRITISH HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BROOKFIELD, IL)
  • PERSHING CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • PERSHING GARDENS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; STICKNEY, IL)
  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NORTH RIVERSIDE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Riverside:

  • 3 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 3 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • Morton College (about 3 miles; Cicero, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,236)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Dominican University (about 5 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Triton College (about 7 miles; River Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 8,817)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,494)
  • Elmhurst College (about 9 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 3,364)

Public high school in Riverside:

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverside:

Private elementary/middle school in Riverside:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 377, Location: 97 HERRICK RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Riverside

Library in Riverside:

  • RIVERSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $991,150; Location: 1 BURLING ROAD; 77,199 books; 4,384 audio materials; 5,842 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 176 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Riverside Public Library 1 Burling Road Riverside, IL 60546 708-442-6366 www.riversidelibrary.org

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Riverside: Riverside Public Library (A), Riverside Fire Department (B), Avery Coonley House (C), Riverside Village Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Riverside include: Ascension Lutheran Church (A), Riverside Presbyterian Church (B), Riverside United Methodist Church (C), Saint Mary Catholic Church (D), Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (E), Saints Peter and Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Riverside include: Robinson Park (1), Blythe Park (2), Guthrie Park (3), Longcommon Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Heavenly Angels Los Angelitos Santos (Botanical Gardens; 3222 Harlem Avenue).

Birthplace of: Judy Baar Topinka - Politician, James Michels - Marines, Eric Rohmann - Illustrator, Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith - Soilder, John Damore - Football player.

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:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.4%
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
59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Riverside (2011 data):

  • First American Bank: Riverside Facility at 15 Riverside Road, branch established on 1989/05/15. Info updated 2010/01/19: Bank assets: $2,710.6 mil, Deposits: $2,213.4 mil, headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bank Corporation
  • Hinsdale Bank & Trust Company: Riverside Bank Branch at 17 East Burlington Street, branch established on 2002/01/24. Info updated 2007/03/15: Bank assets: $1,517.9 mil, Deposits: $1,159.0 mil, headquarters in Hinsdale, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Harlem Banking Branch at 1730 South Harlem, branch established on 2004/11/03. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Riverside - Burlington Branch at 40 East Burlington Street, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Riverside Branch at 3300 South Harlem Avenue, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Riverside:

Marital status in Riverside, IL
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Riverside:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverside, 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.
State:

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

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

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:
Cook County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Riverside:

51.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverside:

9.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Riverside:

34.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Riverside:

57.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Riverside:

78.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverside, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$155,770$103,8471$2,761
Local Libraries 7$25,381$43,51021$22,851
Police - Other 5$23,599$56,63811$9,040
Financial Administration 4$21,888$65,6641$3,711
Water Supply 4$23,936$71,8080$0
Other Government Administration 4$27,168$81,5040$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,824$58,9440$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,067$60,4025$8,697
Natural Resources 1$6,491$77,8920$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,201$62,4120$0
Sewerage 1$5,148$61,7760$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 7$1,917
Fire - Other 0$0 1$2,218
Firefighters 0$0 37$51,852
Totals for Government 49$314,473$77,01484$103,047

Riverside government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $202,000 ($23.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,482,000 ($398.31)
    Water Utilities: $1,238,000 ($141.62)
    Libraries: $982,000 ($112.33)
    Central Staff Services: $976,000 ($111.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $932,000 ($106.61)
    Regular Highways: $708,000 ($80.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000 ($74.12)
    General - Other: $574,000 ($65.66)
    Financial Administration: $354,000 ($40.49)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($21.73)
    General Public Buildings: $180,000 ($20.59)
    Parking Facilities: $90,000 ($10.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,828,000 ($209.11)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,171,000 ($133.95)
    Benefit Payments: $969,000 ($110.84)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $335,000 ($38.32)
    Corporate Bonds: $146,000 ($16.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $244,000 ($27.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $236,000 ($27.00)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($13.73)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($4.92)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($2.17)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($1.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,318,000 ($493.94)

Riverside government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $726,000 ($83.05)
    Sewerage: $357,000 ($40.84)
    Parking Facilities: $134,000 ($15.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $159,000 ($18.19)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $10,000 ($1.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($1.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $192,000 ($21.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $140,000 ($16.01)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($3.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,333,000 ($266.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,368,000 ($156.49)
    Highways: $261,000 ($29.86)
    Other: $139,000 ($15.90)
  • Tax - Property: $5,571,000 ($637.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $772,000 ($88.31)
    Motor Vehicle License: $553,000 ($63.26)
    Other License: $226,000 ($25.85)
    Other Selective Sales: $203,000 ($23.22)

Riverside government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,184,000 ($1050.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,101,000 ($1041.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,265,000 ($373.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,182,000 ($363.99)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,164,000 ($476.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,561,000 ($1551.25)

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 Riverside, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Men's Wearhouse1
FedEx1Nike1
GameStop2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverside:

  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WPNA (1490 AM; 1 kW; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: ALLIANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverside:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverside:

  • 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.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Riverside fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Riverside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.5mTotal length
  • $4,488,000Total costs
  • 15,850Total average daily traffic
  • 838Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,334Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Riverside)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 41.828889 Lon: -87.820556, Call Sign: WPSR469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 451.762 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/18/2021, Certifier: David J Bonnette Dr, Registrant: United Radio Communications Inc, 9200 S Oketo, Bridgeview, IL 60455, Phone: (708) 430-5800, Fax: (708) 233-5830
  • MP 10.47 HBD, Bnsf Ls71 Mp 10.47 - Hbd (Lat: 41.829806 Lon: -87.809556), Type: Building, Structure height: 3.7 m, Call Sign: WQUT417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: Michael Murphy, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CH25XC153, 160 Ridgewood Rd (Lat: 41.829111 Lon: -87.829167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQPT912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 08/14/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3641K , Serial Number: 22331, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/05/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/1984
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Karl J Vacek, 186 Millbridge Rd, Riverside, IL 60546, Other Owners: Mary Jill Vacek
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4610V , Serial Number: 75-366, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1986, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Karl J Vacek, 186 Millbridge Rd, Riverside, IL 60546

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$329,92850$295,414348$297,4557$63,62612$213,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$377,1802$287,14024$318,6990$01$183,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$448,04058$320,1694$440,4280$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$300,04041$306,8901$297,8900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$245,81519$356,6471$37,5800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8157.01 , 8157.02

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 ORIGINATED6$256,1422$233,735
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$233,7432$333,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$275,0200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$390,960
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8157.01 , 8157.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverside, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverside, IL - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 30. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 60 took place in 2009, and the least - 13 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Riverside, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (69.9%), and Outside Fires (18.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Riverside, IL
    • 36069.9%Structure Fires
    • 9318.1%Outside Fires
    • 407.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 224.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverside, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverside, IL
  • 96.6%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverside, IL
  • 85.8%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Other fuel


Riverside compared to Illinois state average:

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

Riverside on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 (60546) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 (60546) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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+)"
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