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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rivertonwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Riverton
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.