River Forest, IL

11,217 Population
2.5 square miles 4,523.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
4,523.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.3%
was 55.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.6%
was 9.1%
 
Percent Under 18
26.4%
was 25.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.9%
was 14.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
4.6%
was 4.4%
 
Median Household Income
$103,622
was $99,250
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
54.7
55.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
169.4
was 133.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,318.1
was 2,582.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,079
was 4,192
 
Median Rent
$1,215
was $1,228
 
Total Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,801
was 3,944
 
Homeownership Rate
86.6%
was 87.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,644.9
was 1,690.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
35.2%
was 33.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.5
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 98.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.2%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
74.6%
was 72.9%
 

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