North Riverside, Illinois
|North Riverside, Illinois|
North Riverside Village Commons, which houses village offices and a recreation center. The police station can be seen in the background on the left.
|Motto: A small community with a big heart|
|Area||1.64 sq mi (4 km2)|
|- land||1.64 sq mi (4 km2)|
|- water||0.00 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Density||4,068.3 / sq mi (1,571 / km2)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Wikimedia Commons: North Riverside, Illinois|
North Riverside is located at (41.846222, -87.829585).
According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.64 square miles (4.2 km2), all land.
As of the 2010 census, there were 6,672 people, 2,827 households, and 1,746 families living in the village. The population density was 4,068.3 people per square mile (1,588.6/km²). There were 2,981 housing units at an average density of 1,817.7 per square mile (709.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 81.2% White, 6.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 8.1% some other race, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.8% of the population, including 19.4% of the total population being of Mexican origin.
At the 2010 census there were 2,827 households, out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were headed by married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.2% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34, and the average family size was 3.02.
In the village the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.5 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.
For the period 2007-11, the estimated median annual income for a household in the village was $50,545, and the median income for a family was $66,200. Male full-time workers had a median income of $45,528 versus $42,073 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,179. About 5.8% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 9.4% of those age 65 or over.
North Riverside is divided between three congressional districts. The area east of the Des Plaines River is in Illinois' 3rd congressional district; the area west of 1st Avenue is in the 7th district; the area between 1st Avenue and the river, consisting almost entirely of the western half of the Riverside Golf Club, is in the 4th district.
The Village of North Riverside is governed by a Village President (also referred to a Mayor), Village Clerk, and six Trustees who are all elected to four year terms. The terms are staggered, with elections being held in odd number years. The Mayor and Board of Trustees exercise policy-making and legislative powers of the Village, including adopting ordinances and resolutions, approving the Village’s annual appropriation and operating budget and enacting tax levies. In addition, the Village Board receives findings and recommendations from a number of appointed citizen advisory committees
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): North Riverside village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
- PDF (39.0 KiB). U.S. Census Bureau. Accessed 2007-04-11.
- "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): North Riverside village, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
- Village of North Riverside official website
- Landmark weekly newspaper, serving North Riverside, Riverside and Brookfield