River Forest 83 Exceptional
River Forest Livability #39 ranked city in Illinois#1,863 ranked city in the USARanks better than 93% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ River Forest Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F River Forest Cost of Living Cost of living is 58% higher than Illinois
River Forest
15353% more expensive than the US average
973% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
River Forest cost of living
B+ River Forest Crime Total crime is equal to Illinois
Total crime
2,24510% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4510% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
1%Year over year crime is up
River Forest crime
A+ River Forest Employment Household income is 75% higher than Illinois
Median household income
$103,62287% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$66,585123% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%55% lower than the US average
River Forest employment
F River Forest Housing Home value is 229% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$574,600211% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,21528% higher than the US average
Home ownership
87%36% higher than the US average
River Forest real estate or River Forest rentals
A+ River Forest Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
96%16% higher than the US average
School test scores
72%46% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
River Forest K-12 schools
A+ River Forest User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in River Forest
Overall user rating
99% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
97% 1 total surveys
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      River Forest transportation information

      StatisticRiver ForestIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute31min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work56.1%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.5%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit18.3%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.8%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk7.5%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home10.0%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The River Forest, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).