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River Forest, Illinois (IL) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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3.6% of River Forest, IL residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 221.1% less than the poverty level of 11.5% across the entire state of Illinois. Taking into account residents not living in families, 7.1% of high school graduates and 26.1% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 3.1% among disabled males and 6.6% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 40.9%. For comparison, it was 12.3% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in River Forest, IL

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
River Forest:

3.6%
Whole state:

11.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
River Forest:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
River Forest:

3.1%
Illinois:

13.8%
Disability rate in this village among poor males (it is 9.5% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
River Forest:

15.4%
Illinois:

26.5%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
River Forest:

6.6%
Illinois:

17.8%
Disability rate in this village among poor females (it is 9.7% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
River Forest:

21.8%
Illinois:

27.9%

Renting rate in this village among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

40.9%
Residents above poverty level:

12.3%

Poverty by age in River Forest, IL

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in River Forest
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in River Forest,IL (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 14.6%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 1.1%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 7.8%55 to 64 years
  • 1.4%65 to 74 years
  • 2.8%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in River Forest
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in River Forest,IL (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 10.8%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 6.5%16 and 17 years
  • 23.2%18 to 24 years
  • 13.8%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 6.7%55 to 64 years
  • 3.7%65 to 74 years
  • 3.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in River Forest, IL
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in River Forest,IL (% below half of poverty level)
  • 3.9%Under 5 years
  • 3.4%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 1.7%25 to 34 years
  • 1.6%35 to 44 years
  • 0.4%45 to 54 years
  • 2.2%55 to 64 years
  • 2.5%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in River Forest, IL

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in River Forest, IL
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in River Forest, IL (%)
  • 3.3%White
  • 6.2%Black
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 0.0%2+ races
  • 2.2%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in River Forest, IL
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in River Forest, IL (absolute numbers)
  • 277White
  • 37Black
  • 0Asian
  • 0Other race
  • 02+ races
  • 12Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 3.0%Below poverty level
  • 97.0%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 5.5%Below poverty level
  • 94.5%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in River Forest, IL

Children below poverty level:
River Forest, Illinois:

2.5%
State:

15.5%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
River Forest:

7.1%
Illinois:

16.2%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
River Forest:

26.1%
Illinois:

37.3%
Breakdown of poor residents in River Forest not in families by work experience
  • 5.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 16.8%Worked part-time
  • 78.2%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 37.5%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 62.5%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 0.0%1980 to 1989
  • 0.0%1970 to 1979
  • 20.6%1960 to 1969
  • 13.2%1950 to 1959
  • 10.3%1940 to 1949
  • 55.9%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 1.6%1995 to 1998
  • 0.6%1990 to 1994
  • 1.1%1980 to 1989
  • 9.1%1970 to 1979
  • 9.3%1960 to 1969
  • 13.5%1950 to 1959
  • 12.4%1940 to 1949
  • 52.4%1939 or earlier
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