River Grove, IL

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Population

10,232

0.156% decline

Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$46,910

3.62% decline

Poverty Rate

12.4%


Number of Employees

5,269

0.171% decline

Median Property Value

$190,300

0.848% growth

About

In 2017, River Grove, IL had a population of 10.2k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $46,910. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of River Grove, IL declined from 10,248 to 10,232, a -0.156% decrease and its median household income declined from $48,670 to $46,910, a -3.62% decrease.

The population of River Grove, IL is 67.7% White Alone, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.56% Black or African American Alone. 49.6% of the people in River Grove, IL speak a non-English language, and 83.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in River Grove, IL are Triton College (1,254 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in River Grove, IL is $190,300, and the homeownership rate is 59.8%. Most people in River Grove, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in River Grove, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of River Grove, IL employs 5.27k people. The largest industries in River Grove, IL are Construction (645 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (625 people), and Retail Trade (621 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,958), Manufacturing ($53,182), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,106).

Median household income in River Grove, IL is $46,910. Males in River Grove, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in River Grove, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,910

2017 value

± $5,878

-3.62%

1 Year Growth

± 20.8%

Households in River Grove, IL have a median annual income of $46,910, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,670 in 2016, which represents a -3.62% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in River Grove, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of River Grove, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in River Grove, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for River Grove, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8111

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in River Grove, IL was Census Tract 8111 with a value of $40,951, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in River Grove, IL (1.27k out of 10.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,055 ± 247

  2. Hispanic

    411 ± 161

  3. Other

    194 ± 126

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in River Grove, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

5.27k

2017 Value

± 538

-0.171%

1 Year decline

± 14.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in River Grove, IL declined at a rate of -0.171%, from 5.28k employees to 5.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in River Grove, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (794 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (615 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (482 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of River Grove, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of River Grove, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (794 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (615 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (482 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, River Grove, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.35 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.1 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of River Grove, IL, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,793), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($56,136), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($55,536).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.27k

2017 Value

± 538

-0.171%

1 Year decline

± 14.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in River Grove, IL declined at a rate of -0.171%, from 5.28k employees to 5.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in River Grove, IL, are Construction (645 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (625 people), and Retail Trade (621 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of River Grove, IL, though some of these residents may live in River Grove, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in River Grove, IL, by number of employees, are Construction (645 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (625 people), and Retail Trade (621 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, River Grove, IL has an unusually high number of Construction (1.95 times higher than expected), Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.92 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in River Grove, IL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,958), Manufacturing ($53,182), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,106).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.4% of the population of River Grove, IL has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 7.82% on non-group plans, and 0.44% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of River Grove, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in River Grove, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.6%

Uninsured

44.2%

Employer Coverage

20.1%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

7.82%

Non-Group

0.44%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in River Grove, IL declined by 15.6% from 18.4% to 15.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in River Grove, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

River Grove, IL is home to a population of 10.2k people, from which 83.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 31.3% of River Grove, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of River Grove, IL is composed of 6.92k White Alone residents (67.7%), 2.85k Hispanic or Latino residents (27.9%), 160 Black or African American Alone residents (1.56%), 146 Asian Alone residents (1.43%), 116 Two or More Races residents (1.13%), 35 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.342%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in River Grove, IL are Polish (1,731 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,567 speakers), and Other Slavic Languages (414 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in River Grove, IL was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in River Grove, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all River Grove, IL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

30.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 31.3% of River Grove, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in River Grove, IL was 30.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of River Grove, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 River Grove, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

83.4%

2017 Citizenship

83.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.4% of River Grove, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in River Grove, IL was 83.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.92k ± 487

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.85k ± 648

  3. Black or African American Alone

    160 ± 249

In 2017, there were 2.43 times more White Alone residents (6.92k people) in River Grove, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k Hispanic or Latino and 160 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in River Grove, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Polish

    1,731 speakers (18.6%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,567 speakers (16.8%)

  3. Other Slavic Languages

    414 speakers (4.44%)

49.6% of River Grove, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in River Grove, IL was Polish. 18.6% of the overall population of River Grove, IL are native Polish speakers. 16.8% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 4.44% speak Polish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    109 ± 59

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    54 ± 49

  3. World War II

    47 ± 49

River Grove, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in River Grove, IL awarded 1,254 degrees. The student population of River Grove, IL is skewed towards women, with 5,028 male students and 6,358 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in River Grove, IL are White (460 and 36.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (406 and 32.6%), Black or African American (179 and 14.4%), and Unknown (133 and 10.7%).

The largest universities in River Grove, IL by number of degrees awarded are Triton College (1,254 and 100%).

The most popular majors in River Grove, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (261 and 20.8%), Biological & Physical Sciences (211 and 16.8%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (127 and 10.1%).

The median tuition costs in River Grove, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 261 degrees awarded

  2. 211 degrees awarded

  3. 87 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in River Grove, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 261 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in River Grove, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,254 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the River Grove, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Triton College with 1,254 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

502

Degrees Awarded to Men

752

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 502 men were awarded degrees from institutions in River Grove, IL, which is 0.668 times less than the 752 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    460 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    406 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    179 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in River Grove, IL were to White students. These 460 degrees mean that there were 1.13 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 406 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in River Grove, IL was $190,300 in 2017, which is 0.875 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $188,700 to $190,300, a 0.848% increase. The homeownership rate in River Grove, IL is 59.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in River Grove, IL have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in River Grove, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,910

Median Household Income

± $5,878

4.02k

Number of Households

± 440

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.02k households in River Grove, IL declined from $46,910 from the previous year's value of $48,670.

The following chart displays the households in River Grove, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$190,300

2017 Median

± $6,573

$188,700

2016 Median

± $7,814

In 2017, the median property value in River Grove, IL grew to to $190,300 from the previous year's value of $188,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in River Grove, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In River Grove, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $175k - $200k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in River Grove, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In River Grove, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.8%

2017 Homeownership

58.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.8% of the housing units in River Grove, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in River Grove, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in River Grove, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in River Grove, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

32.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in River Grove, IL have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.85% of the workforce in River Grove, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.62%

  3. Public Transit

    4.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in River Grove, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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