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People

Total Population 3,478
Male Share of the Population 44.6%
Female Share of the Population 55.4%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,703
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,851
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $759
Median House Value $100,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 18.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Riverton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62561
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.844
Longitude -89.539

Riverton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station LINCOLN
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dawson 545 $76,667
Grandview 1,406 $41,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Riverton Public Libraries

Library
Riverton Village Library
1200 E. RIVERTON RD.
Riverton, Illinois
(217) 629-6353

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Riverton High Schools

RIVERTON HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 560
217-629-6003
Serves 417 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

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