River Forest Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

River Forest Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
10,816

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
19.1%
18 - 24:
11.6%
25 - 34:
5.3%
35 - 54:
27.9%
55 - 64:
13.6%
Over 65 Years:
16.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
11.1%
11.1%
High School Graduates
98.3%
98.3%
College Graduated
77.2%
77.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

River Forest
$80,923
$80,923
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

River Forest
$121,908
$121,908
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.9%

Employment Industries in River Forest

 
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Professional, scientific, and technical services
17.3%
17.3%
Healthcare
14.2%
14.2%
Education
12.1%
12.1%
Finance
10.0%
10.0%
Manufacturing
7.4%
7.4%
Retail
5.6%
5.6%
Other
4.6%
4.6%
Administration
3.8%
3.8%
Accommodation
3.7%
3.7%
Public Service
3.6%
3.6%
Construction
3.5%
3.5%
Arts
3.4%
3.4%
Wholesale
3.3%
3.3%
Transportation
2.7%
2.7%
Information Technology
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
81.9%
81.9%
Black Or African American
5.7%
5.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
4.4%
4.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.1%
2.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.9%
5.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
21.3%
21.3%
Irish
21.1%
21.1%
Italian
14.1%
14.1%
English
8.7%
8.7%
Polish
5.3%
5.3%
Swedish
3.6%
3.6%
Scottish
2.8%
2.8%
French
2.6%
2.6%
Norwegian
2.4%
2.4%
Russian
2.1%
2.1%
Greek
2.0%
2.0%
Dutch
2.0%
2.0%
Scots-Irish
2.0%
2.0%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Ukrainian
1.5%
1.5%
Czech
1.1%
1.1%
Welsh
1.0%
1.0%
Austrian
1.0%
1.0%
French Canadian
0.9%
0.9%
Belgian
0.8%
0.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.1%
87.1%
Spanish
4.3%
4.3%
Langs. of India
1.2%
1.2%
Slavic languages
1.2%
1.2%
Russian
1.0%
1.0%
Chinese
0.9%
0.9%
Italian
0.8%
0.8%
French
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born River Forest Residents:
9.6%