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River Grove
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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River Grove is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 10,076. River Grove is in Cook County. Living in River Grove offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In River Grove there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families live in River Grove and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in River Grove are highly rated.

About

About River Grove...
Population
10,076

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$972
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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River Grove Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    191
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    70.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    50.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    412.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,035.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    150.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in River Grove

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,814
National
$62,843

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