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Population in 2012: 3,475 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 

Males: 1,619  (46.6%)
Females: 1,856  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62561.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,711 (it was $45,531 in 2000)
Riverton:

$49,711
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,347

Riverton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,504 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Riverton:

$101,504
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,047; Detached houses: $105,216; In 2-unit structures: $112,196; Mobile homes: $24,869

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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  • White alone - 3,323 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Riverton: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (13.2%), Italian (9.8%), United States (9.0%), English (6.4%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/25/1901

Elevation: 552 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,707 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Riverton:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverton village:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

137 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This village:  4.0%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Riverton, Illinois as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Riverton to the number of sex offenders is 695 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,625 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (1.8%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.85 N, Longitude: 89.54 W

Area code: 217

Riverton household income distribution Riverton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Riverton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000001
per 100,000 0.032.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.028.7
Rapes 0022022321200
per 100,000 0.00.065.663.00.064.965.7100.167.233.566.40.00.0
Robberies 100012000016111
per 100,000 32.80.00.00.031.864.90.00.00.00.0531.0317.528.7
Assaults 97881514111513140114
per 100,000 295.3229.7262.5251.9477.7454.4361.5500.5436.5468.40.028.9402.1
Burglaries 24183030283935282315201720
per 100,000 787.4590.6984.3944.6891.71265.81150.2934.3772.3501.8663.8490.6574.4
Thefts 9386808089101101128108886510183
per 100,000 3051.22821.52624.72518.92834.43278.23319.14270.93626.62944.12157.32914.92383.7
Auto thefts 535541255104313
per 100,000 164.098.4164.0157.4127.4389.5164.3166.8335.8133.899.628.986.2
Arson 1400000011011
per 100,000 32.8131.20.00.00.00.00.00.033.633.50.028.928.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 269.8284.8303.9291.7303.0430.1365.7447.3382.0295.7367.6264.7300.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Illinois average:

2.76

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Riverton, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +297 (+10.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Riverton-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 184% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Riverton center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sangamon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Justin Allgaier - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 6, 1986).


Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 7 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Riverton, 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: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 10 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Millikin University (about 31 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 54 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Illinois State University (about 55 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,494)
  • Heartland Community College (about 56 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Bradley University (about 59 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)

Public high school in Riverton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

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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

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Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.8%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 71.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Riverton, IL

Riverton compared to Illinois state average:

Riverton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Riverton travel time to work - commute


Riverton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Riverton village (based on Sangamon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.89%
Here56.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents34.2%14.0%10.6%7.6%6.9%
Congregations11.0%2.8%17.7%6.6%9.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents5.4%4.6%3.2%2.7%10.7%
Congregations6.6%7.7%2.8%5.5%29.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Sangamon County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

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%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

13.0%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,052
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,207
Police Protection - Officers 6$22,118$44,2362$1,258
Streets and Highways 4$10,893$32,6790$0
Sewerage 1$3,751$45,0120$0
Water Supply 4$16,716$50,1480$0
Electric Power 25$96,949$46,5364$2,396
Gas Supply 2$7,131$42,7860$0
Local Libraries 1$1,904$22,8482$726
Other and Unallocable 3$7,725$30,9000$0
Totals for Government 46$167,187$43,61417$9,639

Riverton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $319,000 ($91.80)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($25.90)
    General: $11,000 ($3.17)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,556,000 ($447.77)
    Water Utilities: $887,000 ($255.25)
    Gas Utilities: $831,000 ($239.14)
    Police Protection: $357,000 ($102.73)
    Regular Highways: $339,000 ($97.55)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($29.35)
    Libraries: $37,000 ($10.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($9.50)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($4.89)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($20.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $66,000 ($18.99)
    Central Staff: $28,000 ($8.06)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $927,000 ($266.76)

Riverton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($7.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $82,000 ($23.60)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($13.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,750,000 ($503.60)
    Gas Utilities: $1,084,000 ($311.94)
    Water Utilities: $862,000 ($248.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $355,000 ($102.16)
    Highways: $83,000 ($23.88)
    Electric Utilities: $37,000 ($10.65)
    Gas Utilities: $23,000 ($6.62)
    All Other: $13,000 ($3.74)
  • Tax - Property: $114,000 ($32.81)
    NEC: $10,000 ($2.88)

Riverton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,610,000 ($463.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,415,000 ($407.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $195,000 ($56.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,704,000 ($490.36)

4.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($251 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.14%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  0.27% ($29,877 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.25% ($33,076)
from Menard County, IL  0.25% ($32,893)


4.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($171 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  0.29% ($37,375 average AGI)
to Menard County, IL  0.24% ($44,632)
to Christian County, IL  0.18% ($28,211)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Riverton, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Riverton fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 2005 06:38 AM, Sr-36, 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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,754
Total average daily truck traffic: 310

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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
    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: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 370C , Serial Number: 108-3370, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 6833 E Washington, Riverton, IL 62561
  • Aircraft: RENTSCHLER MICHAEL G JENNY (REPLICA) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4314K , Serial Number: 548
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Rentschler, 6833 E Washington Rd, Riverton, IL 62561
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/05/1992, Exported to: Switzerland
  • 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Rentschler, 6833 E Washington, Riverton, IL 62561



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

Incident types - Riverton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverton, IL

Businesses in Riverton, IL

  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1


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