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Population (year 2000): 8,895. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,485 (-4.6% change)
Males: 4,280 (48.1%), Females: 4,615 (51.9%)

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Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $64,931 (year 2000)
Median house value: $264,200 (year 2000)

Riverside, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Riverside:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), Polish (18.9%), German (18.2%), Italian (14.2%), Czech (8.2%), English (7.6%).

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Elevation: 616 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Riverside,

For population 25 years and over in Riverside

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside village

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

9.2% Foreign born (5.2% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+1.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (2.0 miles Berwyn, pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (9.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (1.3 miles Lyons, Riverside, IL (1.4 miles North IL (2.0 miles Berwyn, IL (2.2 miles Stickney, IL (2.2 miles Brookfield, IL (2.5 miles McCook, View, IL (2.6 miles Forest IL (2.9 miles Summit,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 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

Latitude: 41.83 N, Longitude: 87.82 W

Area code: 708


Riverside, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.1%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,634 (-29.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 479 (10.3%)


 

Crime in Riverside by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 2 1 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 11.2 22.5 11.2 33.7
Robberies 1 1 3 0 3 0
    per 100,000 11.2 11.2 33.7 0.0 33.7 0.0
Assaults 38 36 54 41 54 22
    per 100,000 427.2 404.7 607.1 460.9 607.1 247.3
Burglaries 16 28 30 35 30 13
    per 100,000 179.9 314.8 337.3 393.5 337.3 146.1
Thefts 79 70 144 125 144 121
    per 100,000 888.1 787.0 1618.9 1405.3 1618.9 1360.3
Auto thefts 2 2 9 9 9 9
    per 100,000 22.5 22.5 101.2 101.2 101.2 101.2
138.7 139.6 232.5 193.0 232.5 135.7


Average climate in Riverside, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Riverside-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Riverside city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Riverside:
  • MAC NEAL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; BERWYN, IL)
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; HINES, IL)
  • RIVEREDGE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; FOREST PARK, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverside:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 33 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Riverside:
  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; ID: PWK)

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.
  • 4 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 2 $8,446 $50,676 7 $4,224
Health 0 $0   1 $279
Streets and Highways 6 $24,768 $49,536 3 $3,177
Local Libraries 11 $26,871 $29,313 24 $11,229
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   3 $283
Water Supply 4 $17,371 $52,113 1 $1,568
Other Government Administration 3 $15,773 $63,092 4 $5,821
Firefighters 1 $7,211 $86,532 31 $30,496
Police Protection - Officers 19 $107,465 $67,872 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $14,803 $59,212 4 $5,019
Police - Other 6 $19,857 $39,714 8 $5,280
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,585
Totals for Government 55 $242,566 $52,923 87 $68,962


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,618)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 6,407)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ELMHURST, IL; FT enrollment: 2,188)
Public high school in Riverside:
  • RIVERSIDE BROOKFIELD TWP HS (Students: 1,252; Location: 160 RIDGEWOOD ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Riverside:
  • L J HAUSER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 65 WOODSIDE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 61 WOODSIDE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • A F AMES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 86 SOUTHCOTE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BLYTHE PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 735 LEESLEY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LATE SCH AT RIVERSIDE-BROOKFIELD (Location: 160 RIDGEWOOD ROAD; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Riverside:
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 97 HERRICK ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Riverside:
  • RIVERSIDE P.L. (Operating income: $452,111; Location: 1 BURLING ROAD; 67,348 books; 3,577 audio materials; 4,671 video materials; 265 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Riverside: Riverside Village Hall (A), Riverside Public Library (B), Avery Coonley House (C).

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

Parks in Riverside include: Robinson Park (1), Blythe Park (2), Longcommon Park (3), Guthrie Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Riverside compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, 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.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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