Living in River Forest, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

River Forest SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
4

River Forest, IL Crime Report

247
Total Crimes
2,220.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-13.56%
Below National Average

River Forest, IL Cost Of Living

152
River Forest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average

River Forest, Illinois Info Snack

Population
11,064
Unemployment
2.3%
Poverty
3.9%
Median Home
$581,900
Median Income
$121,908
Median Rent
$1,182

River Forest, IL Photos

Rankings for River Forest in Illinois

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Map Of River Forest, IL

Population over time in River Forest

Year Population % Change
2017 11,064 -1.3%
2016 11,215 -0.0%
2015 11,217 -0.1%
2014 11,233 0.2%
2013 11,211 0.3%
2012 11,183 0.1%
2011 11,174 0.1%
2010 11,164 -0.0%
2009 11,166 -
Crime/100k River Forest IL USA
Violent Crime 125.8 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 53.9 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 71.9 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 2094.4 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 287.6 306.7 376.0
Larceny 1734.8 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 71.9 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in River Forest

White
81.9% (9,062)
African American
5.7% (632)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.4% (492)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (50)
Two Or More
1.6% (178)
Hispanic
5.9% (650)
Race River Forest IL USA
White 81.9% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 5.7% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.9% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For River Forest, Illinois

Less than $10,000
2.6% (28,462)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.5% (5,580)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.0% (54,971)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.7% (30,415)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.0% (55,250)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.5% (149,566)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (135,056)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (161,007)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.8% (107,989)
$200,000 or more
34.2% (378,101)
Income River Forest IL USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.5% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.0% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.7% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.0% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.5% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.8% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 34.2% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in River Forest

Female
51.3% (5,681)
Male
48.7% (5,383)
Gender River Forest IL USA
Female 51.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in River Forest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (221)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (110)
High School / GED
5.0% (553)
Some College
11.0% (1,217)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (553)
Bachelor's Degree
37.0% (4,093)
Master's Degree
21.0% (2,323)
Professional Degree
14.0% (1,548)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (442)
Education River Forest IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 5.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 37.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 14.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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