River Grove, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 10,668. Estimated population in 2021: 10,216 (-4.2% change)
Males: 5,153 (48.3%), Females: 5,515 (51.7%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60171

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $40,050
Median house value: $149,800

Races in River Grove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.8%)
  • Hispanic (9.8%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (31.6%), Italian (17.5%), German (17.0%), Irish (14.3%), United States (3.0%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Map of River Grove, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in River Grove

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in River Grove village

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

25.0% Foreign born (19.9% Europe, 3.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +729 (+7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near River Grove:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to River Grove:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 12 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 38 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)

Other public-use airports nearest to River Grove:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • SCHAUMBURG MUNICIPAL HELISTOP (about 17 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 4H1)
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)

Amtrak stations near River Grove:

  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in River Grove:

  • TRITON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,007; Location: 2000 5TH AVE; Public; Website: www.triton.cc.il.us)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near River Grove:

  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,201)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)

Private high schools in River Grove:

  • MOTHER THEODORE GUERIN HIGH SC (Students: 733; Location: 8001 W BELMONT AVE; Grades: PK – 12; Girls only)
  • HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 3000 80TH AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)

Public primary/middle schools in River Grove:

  • RHODES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 671; Location: 8931 W FULLERTON AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • RIVER GROVE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 2650 N THATCHER AVE; Grades: KG – 08)

Private primary/middle schools in River Grove:

  • ST CYPRIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 2561 CLINTON STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 2624 OAK STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in River Grove:

  • RIVER GROVE P.L.D. (Operating income: $275,792; Location: 8638 W. GRAND; 32,876 books; 1,540 audio materials; 654 video materials; 124 serial subscriptions)

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