Riverton, Illinois Population 2022

3,548
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Riverton is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,548, it is the 404th largest city in Illinois and the 8060th largest city in the United States. Riverton is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,532 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Riverton has a population density of 1,537 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riverton is $60,300 with a poverty rate of 20.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $894 per month, and the median house value is $137,000. The median age in Riverton is 37 years, 32 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Riverton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rivertonwas:

  • White: 99.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Riverton, Illinois is 3,548 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,532.

Riverton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid 2022

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Riverton Median Age

42.4


Total

35.1


Male

48.4


Female

Riverton Adults

There are 2,662 adults, (758 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female

2,067

59.67%

Male

1,397

40.33%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riverton Household Types

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverton Households and Families

2.62

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

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Riverton Households by Type

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Riverton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 9.58%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,295

Average Earnings

$36,606

Average Male

$29,485

Average Female

Riverton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverton Language by Age

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Riverton Language

96.18% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 3.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

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20.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.04%

Male Poverty Rate

21.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 20.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.06%.

Riverton Poverty

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Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Riverton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Riverton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverton Married by Age and Sex

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Riverton 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 45-54.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

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Riverton Marital Status

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178

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Riverton Veterans by War

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Riverton Veterans by Age

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Riverton Veterans by Race

Riverton Veterans by Education

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26.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Riverton Employment by Age

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Riverton Employment by Race

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Riverton 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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84.24%

Born in Riverton

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

2.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.26% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 84.24% having been born in Illinois. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Riverton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Riverton Population by Year