Riverton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 3,431 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 
Males: 1,564  (45.6%)
Females: 1,867  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62561.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,955 (it was $45,531 in 2000)
Riverton:

$63,955
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,898 (it was $20,678 in 2000)

Riverton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,645 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Riverton:

$99,645
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,163; detached houses: $166,007; townhouses or other attached units: $158,919; in 2-unit structures: $72,647; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $85,786; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,381; mobile homes: $33,435

Median gross rent in 2017: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverton: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
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  • Races in Riverton, IL (2010)
    • 3,32396.2%White alone
    • 461.3%Hispanic
    • 411.2%Two or more races
    • 190.5%Black alone
    • 130.4%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Riverton, Illinois as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Riverton is 857 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Riverton 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)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(64.9)
2
(65.7)
3
(100.1)
2
(67.2)
1
(33.5)
2
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.5)
1
(28.8)
1
(28.8)
2
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(87.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(64.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
16
(531.0)
11
(317.5)
1
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.8)
1
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(454.4)
11
(361.5)
15
(500.5)
13
(436.5)
14
(468.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
14
(402.1)
14
(402.3)
18
(518.7)
13
(374.1)
10
(288.8)
11
(320.8)
9
(262.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(1,266)
35
(1,150)
28
(934.3)
23
(772.3)
15
(501.8)
20
(663.8)
17
(490.6)
20
(574.4)
18
(517.2)
6
(172.9)
6
(172.7)
12
(346.5)
15
(437.4)
10
(291.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(3,278)
101
(3,319)
128
(4,271)
108
(3,627)
88
(2,944)
65
(2,157)
101
(2,915)
83
(2,384)
47
(1,351)
27
(778.1)
49
(1,410)
53
(1,530)
53
(1,546)
26
(758.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(389.5)
5
(164.3)
5
(166.8)
10
(335.8)
4
(133.8)
3
(99.6)
1
(28.9)
3
(86.2)
3
(86.2)
2
(57.6)
2
(57.6)
5
(144.4)
4
(116.7)
5
(145.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
1
(28.7)
2
(57.5)
2
(57.6)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)413.2351.3429.8367.0284.0353.1254.3288.9223.6183.3170.9218.3174.7185.0

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City-data.com crime index in Riverton, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (16.8%), English (14.2%), Irish (9.9%), American (5.4%), Polish (3.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/25/1901

Elevation: 552 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,686 people per square mile   (low).

Riverton, Illinois map

87 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This village:

2.5%
Illinois:

14.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Riverton village:

1.8% ($1,434)
Illinois:

1.8% ($2,285)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (7.4 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (92.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (168.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Spaulding, IL (1.1 miles ),
Clear Lake, IL (1.7 miles ),
Dawson, IL (2.1 miles ),
Sherman, IL (2.1 miles ),
Grandview, IL (2.2 miles ),
Knollwood, IL (2.3 miles ),
Rochester, IL (2.6 miles ),
Buffalo, IL (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 89.54 W

Area code: 217

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $48,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Riverton, IL residents
Average permit cost in Riverton, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +297 (+10.8%).
Most common industries in Riverton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.0%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.8%)
  • Public administration (24.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Riverton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (22.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)

Average climate in Riverton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Riverton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.725. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.725
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Riverton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Riverton village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 tornado 31.7 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riverton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 131.1 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 113.5 miles away from Riverton 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 159.8 miles away from Riverton 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from Riverton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from Riverton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 185.5 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 Sangamon County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverton:

  • BROTHER JAMES COURT (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ST. JOHNS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ALTERNA CARE INC. (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • RUTLEDGE MANOR CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • DAVITA - SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-SPRINGFIELD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports located in Riverton:

Amtrak station near Riverton:

  • 7 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 10 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 10 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 31 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 35 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 54 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 55 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 55 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

Public high school in Riverton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

See full list of schools located in Riverton

Library in Riverton:

  • RIVERTON VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $47,739; Location: 1200 EAST RIVERTON ROAD; 17,428 books; 973 audio materials; 1,199 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Riverton Christian Academy is closed. The official Village website is voril.com

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Riverton Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Justin Allgaier - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 6, 1986).

Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.6%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Riverton (2011 data):

  • Illinois National Bank: Riverton Community Bank Branch at 409 North Seventh Street, branch established on 1965/06/01. Info updated 2008/03/27: Bank assets: $549.0 mil, Deposits: $492.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illinois National Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Riverton:

Marital status in Riverton, IL
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

For population 25 years and over in Riverton:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Illinois average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverton, IL (based on Sangamon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
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: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

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

13.0%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Riverton:

47.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Riverton:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Riverton:

21.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverton:

8.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Riverton:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Riverton:

54.5%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverton, IL Residents
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
Electric Power 26$117,234$54,1086$4,705
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,746$53,4923$2,471
Streets and Highways 4$13,172$39,5160$0
Water Supply 4$20,214$60,6420$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,341$37,3640$0
Gas Supply 2$8,623$51,7380$0
Sewerage 1$4,536$54,4320$0
Local Libraries 1$2,302$27,6243$1,426
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$8,262
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,066
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 47$202,168$51,61724$18,930

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($37.60)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,472,000 ($720.49)
    Gas Utilities: $797,000 ($232.29)
    Regular Highways: $720,000 ($209.85)
    Police Protection: $555,000 ($161.76)
    Water Utilities: $551,000 ($160.59)
    General - Other: $467,000 ($136.11)
    Sewerage: $288,000 ($83.94)
    Central Staff Services: $156,000 ($45.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($40.51)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($19.82)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($1.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($7.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $10,000 ($2.91)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.46)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.58)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,233,000 ($359.37)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $422,000 ($123.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $135,000 ($39.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $83,000 ($24.19)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,769,000 ($807.05)
    Gas Utilities: $843,000 ($245.70)
    Water Utilities: $647,000 ($188.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $544,000 ($158.55)
    General Local Government Support: $474,000 ($138.15)
    Other: $131,000 ($38.18)
  • Tax - Property: $151,000 ($44.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000 ($25.65)
    Other License: $10,000 ($2.91)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,110,000 ($323.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $850,000 ($247.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($75.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,425,000 ($415.33)

3.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($36,881 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.20% ($48,524)
from Morgan County, IL  0.19% ($42,549)


4.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  0.30% ($45,023 average AGI)
to Menard County, IL  0.22% ($51,042)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.18% ($39,418)

Businesses in Riverton, IL

  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverton:

  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverton:

  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • W205BG (88.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Riverton:

  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
Riverton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Riverton fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 2014 03:18 PM, Old Us-36, Lat: 39.837458, Lon: -89.545694, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 2007 07:55 PM, Sr-Old Route 36, Lat: 39.844192, Lon: -89.540247, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 2005 06:38 AM, Sr-36, Lat: 39.837670, Lon: -89.545000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 2000 03:55 PM, Sr-36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1995 05:45 PM, 36, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 2, 1988 06:10 PM, 7th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 456ft / 139mTotal length
  • $834,000Total costs
  • 79,700Total average daily traffic
  • 12,829Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,676Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Riverton, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverton, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Riverton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi Se On Old Us 36 (Lat: 39.828667 Lon: -89.554833), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNUA368,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0200 MHz, 47.0600 MHz, 47.1000 MHz, 47.1800 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/10/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2015, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 702 Riverton Rd. (Lat: 39.859500 Lon: -89.538667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Overall height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: KNCK634,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.745 MHz, 158.760 MHz, 158.775 MHz, 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2015, Expiration Date: 02/09/2025, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WILLIAMSVILLE, Williamsville Rd & Fowler Rd (Lat: 39.903333 Lon: -89.544444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPXP990,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.650 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/19/2023, Certifier: Dan L Mancini Lt., Registrant: Sangamon County Sheriff\'s Office, One Sheriff\'s Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701, Phone: (217) 653-6878, Email:
  • CH03IP296, 1200 Riverton Rd -- 8831319 (Lat: 39.856417 Lon: -89.532778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQTB422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 12/24/2013, Expiration Date: 12/24/2023, Certifier: Garrie C Losee, 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:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 250HP (250 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 39080 , Serial Number: 3261, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jess R Moats, 290 Maple St, Riverton, IL 62561
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 548MM , Serial Number: 177RG1326, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth L Paoni, 1660 White St, Riverton, IL 62561
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5835A , Serial Number: 28435, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Edward L Boyd, 106 Vicar Dr, Riverton, IL 62561
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6845E , Serial Number: 56345, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Rentschler, 6833 E Washington, Riverton, IL 62561
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93439 , Serial Number: 762, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David C Thomas, 112 N Allen St, Riverton, IL 62561, Other Owners: Morgan G Russell
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 878BC , Serial Number: 11530, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Jesse R Moats, 290 Maple St, Riverton, IL 62561
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 165RV , Serial Number: 10165, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Jesse R Moats, 290 Maple St, Riverton, IL 62561
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/21/2018, Exported to: Canada

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED1$61,1404$68,3789$70,7982$18,5001$22,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$35,1902$55,3500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$50,8902$84,1051$17,3900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$49,1503$71,6730$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$37,4700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,3601$125,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.02

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4
Fire incident types in Riverton, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverton, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverton, IL
  • 96.4%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverton, IL
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity


Riverton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Sophia Ran (6)
  • Ronald Camille (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.