Riverwoods, Illinois Population 2024

3,696

Riverwoods is a city located in Lake County Illinois. Riverwoods has a 2024 population of 3,696. Riverwoods is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -2.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,787 in 2020.

The average household income in Riverwoods is $315,881 with a poverty rate of 2.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverwoods is 51.2 years, 49.2 years for males, and 51.9 years for females.

Riverwoods Demographics

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

  • White: 90.22%
  • Asian: 5.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
931.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.4% (-91)
The current population of Riverwoods, Illinois is 3,696 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,787.

Riverwoods, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,61590.22%
Asian2405.99%
Black or African American711.77%
Two or more races461.15%
Other race350.87%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riverwoods Population by Race

Riverwoods Population Pyramid 2024

Riverwoods Median Age

51.2

Total

49.2

Male

51.9

Female

Riverwoods Adults

There are 3,058 adults, (926 of whom are seniors) in Riverwoods.

Riverwoods Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverwoods Sex Ratio

Female1,92548.04%
Male2,08251.96%

Riverwoods Population by Age

Riverwoods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3392.8897.22.8
Married1,0743.1597.42.6
Non Family2421.6596.33.7
Female163.51000
Male72.711000
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

97.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverwoods 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

Riverwoods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverwoods 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 other race people with a rate of 94.29%.

Riverwoods Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$129,063

Average Earnings

$159,279

Average Male

$

Average Female

Riverwoods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverwoods Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riverwoods Language

87.78% of Riverwoods residents speak only English, while 12.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.22% of the population.

Riverwoods Language

Riverwoods Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,3181053.16%
Other3525.71%
Black4424.55%
Hispanic18421.09%
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2.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.94%

Male Poverty Rate

2.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverwoods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverwoods is Other, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverwoods is Hispanic, with 1.09% 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 2.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.84%.

Riverwoods Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.87%
Less Than 9th Grade3.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
Some College
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Riverwoods Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed12.5%
Male Employed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Riverwoods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverwoods Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverwoods Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.1%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverwoods Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Riverwoods Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Riverwoods Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riverwoods Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Riverwoods Veterans by War

count

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Riverwoods Veterans by Age

count

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Riverwoods Veterans by Race

Riverwoods Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverwoods Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Riverwoods Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riverwoods Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riverwoods 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

59.07%

Born in Riverwoods

89.89%

Native Born

10.11%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

8.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.89% of Riverwoods residents were born in the United States, with 59.07% having been born in Illinois. 1.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Riverwoods Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,571-25-0.7%
20283,596-25-0.69%
20273,621-25-0.69%
20263,646-25-0.68%
20253,671-25-0.68%
20243,696-25-0.67%
20233,721-25-0.67%
20223,746-25-0.66%
20213,771-16-0.42%
20203,7872236.26%
20193,564-25-0.7%
20183,589-33-0.91%
20173,622-19-0.52%
20163,641-6-0.16%
20153,647-15-0.41%
20143,662
20133,66270.19%
20123,655-11-0.3%
20113,666-8-0.22%
20103,674-169-4.4%
20003,84397534%
19902,868642.28%
19802,804
showing: 23 rows

Riverwoods Population by Year