River Grove

Population: 10,248Median home value: $188,700 72 Ranks better than 71% of areas
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A+ River Grove Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- River Grove Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Illinois
River Grove
1088% more expensive than the US average
Illinois
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
River Grove cost of living
A+ River Grove Crime Total crime is 42% lower than Illinois
Total crime
1,42448% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7148% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-0%Year over year crime is down
River Grove crime
D River Grove Employment Household income is 18% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$48,67012% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,34918% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%10% higher than the US average
River Grove employment
C+ River Grove Housing Home value is 8% higher than Illinois
Median home value
$188,7002% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$8886% lower than the US average
Home ownership
59%8% lower than the US average
River Grove real estate or River Grove rentals
F River Grove Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Illinois
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
35%29% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:17% lower than the US average
River Grove K-12 schools or River Grove colleges

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Compare River Grove, IL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around River Grove, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Edison Park, Chicago775.811,128
O'hare, Chicago742.712,706
Forest Glen, Chicago746.218,298
Clearing, Chicago7110.624,934
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Norwood Park, Chicago714.537,477
Jefferson Park, Chicago715.326,594
North Center, Chicago69834,931
North Park, Chicago697.118,562

Best Cities Near River Grove, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Head Park, IL8611.23,823
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Crown Point, IN8243.228,743
Clarendon Hills, IL8110.68,641
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Pistakee Highlands, IL8138.23,263
Algonquin, IL8129.530,413
Lake in the Hills, IL8130.228,908
Grandwood Park, IL8133.15,471
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Nightlife6/10
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I have lived in River Grove IL for 47 Years, Very Friendly Town, Nice and Small. Close to Very thing, can get Down Town Chicago in 20 minutes! Get to Express in 15 minutes! Can Live any Place but choose to stay Right Here!!!!
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River Grove, IL Needs To Work On Itself

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How on Earth is it possible for a town to have an impressively low crime rate and yet nothing else good about it? River Grove, Illinois is a place like that. We have barely any crime here, but we do have are some terrible schools, shabby neighborhoods filled with litter and junk, no jobs, no decent housing, and more and more people who seem to be more like zombies than human beings. I have lived in River Grove for 4 years and while the crime rate remains steadily low, all of the other things that make for a good community just simply don't exist. I am giving serious consideration to moving away soon. I want to live in one of the best areas in Illinois, not one of the most pathetic.


At least the close proximity to Chicago offers some fun things to do and see. There's the Chicago Helicopter Experience for air tours of the city, Chicago Prohibition Tours, Shoreline Sightseeing boat tours, the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and of course some really great pizza restaurants and bars. It's hard to believe River Grove is located so close to a great place like Chicago and none of the awesomeness of that city has rubbed off here.
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Source: The River Grove, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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