River Forest is a city located in Cook County Illinois. River Forest has a 2020 population of 11,825. River Forest is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 0.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,717 in 2010.
The average household income in River Forest is $228,127 with a poverty rate of 2.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,309 per month, and the median house value is $604,900. The median age in River Forest is 41.7 years, 41.8 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of River Forestwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 82.30%.
86.21% of River Forest residents speak only English, while 13.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in River Forest is White, with 2.35% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in River Forest is Multiple, with 1.42% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.27%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in River Forest
89.52% of River Forest residents were born in the United States, with 63.70% having been born in Illinois. 4.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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