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River Grove is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of River Grove is 41.925N. The longitude is -87.835W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,458.


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Median household income
Local
$40,050
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our River Grove demographic reports
River Grove is on the Des Plaines River.
Former and merged names include:
· River Park
· Turner Park
· Rhodes
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about River Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60171 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of River Grove residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the River Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in River Grove was $20,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of River Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in River Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $631.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,200.


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Libraries in River Grove include River Grove Public Library ... View libraries

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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our River Grove political report.

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The average commute time for River Grove workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in River Grove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in River Grove include Super 8.

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