Riverton, Illinois Population 2021

3,382
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Riverton is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,382, it is the 400th largest city in Illinois and the 5871st largest city in the United States . Riverton is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,455 in 2010. Riverton reached it's highest population of 3,507 in 2014. Spanning over 2 miles, Riverton has a population density of 1,465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riverton is $60,300 with a poverty rate of 21.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $99,300. 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 Riverton was:

  • White: 98.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Riverton, Illinois is 3,382 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,460.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,455.

Riverton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,42298.50%
Black or African American270.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.43%
Two or More Races100.29%
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Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid $2021

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Riverton Median Age

37


Total

32


Male

39.4


Female

Riverton Adults

There are 2,540 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female

1,943

55.93%

Male

1,531

44.07%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riverton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
Female57.2%42.8%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Male29.4%70.6%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5222.2856.9
Married5492.4570.1
Non Family4841.0253.7
Female2782.8457.2
Male211429.4

2.72

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Riverton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade321.34%
9th to 12th Grade1907.96%
High School Graduate1,05444.16%
Some College68228.57%
Associates Degree1215.07%
Bachelors Degree2229.30%
Graduate Degree863.60%
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Riverton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3452,123308
Black2727
Native American1515

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 13.13%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,471$46,875$34,315
Less Than 9th Grade$21,389$$
High School Graduate$29,309$$27,282
Some College$46,336$63,504$38,894
Bachelors Degree$63,152$79,300$58,333
Graduate Degree$112,417$$

$36,471

Average Earnings

$46,875

Average Male

$34,315

Average Female

Riverton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverton Language by Age

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Riverton Language

96.30% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

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21.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.81%

Male Poverty Rate

23.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 21.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 21.71% 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 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.59%.

Riverton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.88%
High School18.12%
Some College12.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.00%
Male Employed7.91%
Female Employed1.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Riverton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,750$60,300
Families$39,135$63,285
Married Families$56,982-
Non Families$27,349$48,504
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Income by Household Type

Riverton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

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 Over 65.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

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Riverton Marital Status

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223

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War28
World War II
Korea

Riverton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5483
75+66
65 to 7450
55 to 6424
18 to 34

Riverton Veterans by Age

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Riverton Veterans by Race

Riverton Veterans by Education

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18.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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85.35%

Born in Riverton

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 85.35% having been born in Illinois. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Riverton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,382-26-0.76%
20203,408-26-0.76%
20193,434-26-0.75%
20183,460-22-0.63%
20173,482-1-0.03%
20163,483-17-0.49%
20153,500-7-0.20%
20143,507130.37%
20133,494-4-0.11%
20123,49840.11%
20113,494230.66%
20103,4714231.31%
20003,0484101.46%
19902,638-145-0.53%
19802,7830.00%

Riverton Population by Year