Riverton, Illinois Population 2024

3,448

Riverton is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. Riverton has a 2024 population of 3,448. Riverton is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,534 in 2020.

The average household income in Riverton is $72,947 with a poverty rate of 11.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverton is 49.3 years, 44 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Riverton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.11%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,493.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.43% (-86)
The current population of Riverton, Illinois is 3,448 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,534.

Riverton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,45497.99%
Two or more races391.11%
Asian210.6%
Black or African American110.31%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid 2024

Riverton Median Age

49.3

Total

44

Male

51.1

Female

Riverton Adults

There are 2,716 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female1,80751.26%
Male1,71848.74%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6462.1466.333.7
Married7772.6164.735.3
Non Family6441.1273.826.2
Female1142.1385.114.9
Male1114.7815.384.7
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2.7

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Riverton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,283

Average Earnings

$53,627

Average Male

$32,921

Average Female

Riverton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riverton Language

98.85% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,45441712.07%
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11.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.16%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 12.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.11%.

Riverton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
Some College10.13%
High School8.71%
Bachelors or Greater
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Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.22%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed7%
Female Unemployed
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Riverton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riverton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Riverton Veterans by War

count

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Riverton Veterans by Age

count

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Riverton Veterans by Race

Riverton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Riverton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riverton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riverton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.93%

Born in Riverton

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 89.93% having been born in Illinois. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Riverton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,333-23-0.69%
20283,356-23-0.68%
20273,379-23-0.68%
20263,402-23-0.67%
20253,425-23-0.67%
20243,448-23-0.66%
20233,471-23-0.66%
20223,494-23-0.65%
20213,517-17-0.48%
20203,534872.52%
20193,447-24-0.69%
20183,471-23-0.66%
20173,49420.06%
20163,492-14-0.4%
20153,506-4-0.11%
20143,510100.29%
20133,500-1-0.03%
20123,50160.17%
20113,495210.6%
20103,47442613.98%
20003,04841015.54%
19902,638-145-5.21%
19802,783
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Riverton Population by Year