Riverside, IL Population

Population: 8,895. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,485 (-4.6% change)
Males: 4,280 (48.1%), Females: 4,615 (51.9%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60546

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $64,931
Median house value: $264,200

Races in Riverside:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (21.3%), Polish (18.9%), German (18.2%), Italian (14.2%), Czech (8.2%), English (7.6%).

Elevation: 616 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Map of Riverside, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Riverside

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside village

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

9.2% Foreign born (5.2% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Riverside:

  • MAC NEAL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; BERWYN, IL)
  • JOHN J MADDEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; HINES, IL)
  • RIVEREDGE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; FOREST PARK, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Riverside:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 33 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)

Other public-use airports nearest to Riverside:

  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 15 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 20 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)

Amtrak stations near Riverside:

  • 3 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 4 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 4 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
  • TRITON COLLEGE (about 7 miles; RIVER GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,007)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-MALCOLM X COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,407)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)

Public high school in Riverside:

  • RIVERSIDE BROOKFIELD TWP HS (Students: 1,252; Location: 160 RIDGEWOOD ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Riverside:

  • L J HAUSER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 65 WOODSIDE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 61 WOODSIDE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • A F AMES ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 86 SOUTHCOTE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLYTHE PARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 735 LEESLEY RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LATE SCH AT RIVERSIDE-BROOKFIELD (Location: 160 RIDGEWOOD ROAD; Grades: 00 – 00)

Private primary/middle school in Riverside:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 97 HERRICK ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Riverside:

  • RIVERSIDE P.L. (Operating income: $452,111; Location: 1 BURLING ROAD; 67,348 books; 3,577 audio materials; 4,671 video materials; 265 serial subscriptions)

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