Statistic River Forest Illinois National
Population 10,883 12,671,821 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 4,389 228 91
Median age 40.8 37.4 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 65% 55% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 51% 44% 43%
Speak English 86% 77% 79%
Speak Spanish 5% 13% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in River Forest is 1825% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in River Forest is 9% higher than Illinois
  • In River Forest 83.19% of the population is White
  • In River Forest 6.65% of the population is Black
  • In River Forest 3.63% of the population is Asian

Compare River Forest, IL Demographics

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      River Forest population breakdown by race

      Race River Forest Illinois National
      White 83.19% 72.14% 73.35%
      Black 6.65% 14.30% 12.63%
      Asian 3.63% 5.10% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.00% 0.23% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.00% 0.03% 0.18%
      Mixed race 3.55% 2.34% 3.06%
      Other race 2.98% 5.86% 4.75%
      In River Forest, 6.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The River Forest, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).