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Demographics

People

Total Population3,449
Male Share of the Population43.9%
Female Share of the Population56.1%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+1,801
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married42.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$32,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,673
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,723

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,391
% Above Poverty Level90.1%
% Below Poverty Level9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$727
Median House Value$90,800

Ancestry

German32.9%
Irish19.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
English9.2%
Italian7.2%
French Except Basque4.6%
Polish3%
Dutch2.3%
Scottish2.3%
Swiss1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Welsh0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
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Riverton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sangamon County
Standard Zip Codes62561
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.84
Approximate Longitude-89.54

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)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationLINCOLN
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dawson544$70,625
Grandview1,388$44,250
Rochester3,687$96,333

Riverton Public Libraries

Riverton Village Library
1200 EAST RIVERTON ROAD
Riverton, Illinois
(217) 629-6353

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Riverton Public Schools

Riverton Elem School
209 N 7th St
ZIP: 62561
(217) 629-6001
Primary
Total Enrollment 534
Riverton High School
841 N 3rd St
ZIP: 62561
(217) 629-6003
High
Total Enrollment 419
Riverton Middle School
1014 E Lincoln St
ZIP: 62561
(217) 629-6002
Middle
Total Enrollment 438
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