River Grove, Illinois Population 2021

9,725
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River Grove is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 9,725, it is the 224th largest city in Illinois and the 3168th largest city in the United States . River Grove is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -4.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,227 in 2010. River Grove reached it's highest population of 11,465 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, River Grove has a population density of 4,068 people per square mile.

The average household income in River Grove is $72,012 with a poverty rate of 10.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $972 per month, and the median house value is $211,200. The median age in River Grove is 37.5 years, 37.3 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

River Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of River Grove was:

  • White: 83.43%
  • Other race: 12.70%
  • Asian: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of River Grove, Illinois is 9,725 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,962.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,227.

River Grove, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,40683.43%
Some Other Race1,28012.70%
Asian1391.38%
Black or African American1311.30%
Two or More Races1201.19%
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River Grove Population by Race

River Grove Population Pyramid $2021

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River Grove Median Age

37.5


Total

37.3


Male

37.7


Female

River Grove Adults

There are 7,775 adults, (1,460 of whom are seniors) in River Grove.

River Grove Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

River Grove Sex Ratio

Female

5,087

50.49%

Male

4,989

49.51%

River Grove Population by Age

River Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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River Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All63.2%36.8%
Female56.5%43.5%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Male46.6%53.4%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

River Grove Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6432.7663.2
Married1,9143.5174.7
Non Family1,1311.1148.7
Female4373.1156.5
Male1614.546.6

3.43

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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River Grove Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3304.60%
9th to 12th Grade4165.80%
High School Graduate2,90640.52%
Some College1,54221.50%
Associates Degree5818.10%
Bachelors Degree1,00914.07%
Graduate Degree3875.40%
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River Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

River Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,9984,5661,031
Hispanic1,9361,669284
Other Race81662088
Asian1059757
Black4949
2+ Races303010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.29%.

River Grove Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,582$44,898$29,504
Less Than 9th Grade$27,906$33,942$27,333
High School Graduate$31,412$35,625$19,509
Some College$40,105$50,505$30,074
Bachelors Degree$45,284$47,022$42,826
Graduate Degree$51,781$83,281$51,125

$36,582

Average Earnings

$44,898

Average Male

$29,504

Average Female

River Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

River Grove Language by Age

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River Grove Language

45.28% of River Grove residents speak only English, while 54.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 28.75% of the population.

River Grove Language

River Grove Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,44672611.26%
Hispanic3,1973029.45%
Other1,2801189.22%
Black13132.29%

10.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

11.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in River Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in River Grove is White, with 11.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in River Grove is Black, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.38%.

River Grove Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.78%
High School10.81%
Less Than 9th Grade5.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.59%

River Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.75%
Female Unemployed24.83%
Female Employed6.54%
Male Employed4.03%

River Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

River Grove Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,814$72,012
Families$70,338$81,198
Married Families$83,125-
Non Families$31,599$47,536
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Income by Household Type

River Grove Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

River Grove Married by Age and Sex

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River Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

River Grove Marital Status by Race

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River Grove Marital Status

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266

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam126
First Gulf War50
Second Gulf War44
Korea26
World War II16

River Grove Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74101
35 to 5462
75+59
18 to 3432
55 to 6412

River Grove Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2453.72%
Hispanic321.44%
Asian2120.00%

River Grove Veterans by Race

River Grove Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

River Grove Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

River Grove Employment by Age

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River Grove Employment by Race

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River Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.54%

Born in River Grove

66.12%

Native Born

33.88%

Foreign Born

13.09%

Non Citizen

20.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.12% of River Grove residents were born in the United States, with 57.54% having been born in Illinois. 13.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

River Grove Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,725-79-0.81%
20209,804-79-0.80%
20199,883-79-0.79%
20189,962-111-1.10%
201710,073-96-0.94%
201610,169-74-0.72%
201510,243-59-0.57%
201410,302-16-0.16%
201310,318120.12%
201210,306220.21%
201110,284320.31%
201010,252-416-0.40%
200010,6687070.69%
19909,961-407-0.40%
198010,368-1,097-1.00%
197011,4653,0013.08%
19608,4643,6255.75%
19504,8391,5383.90%
19403,3015601.88%
19302,7410.00%

River Grove Population by Year