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Riverwoods is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.

The latitude of Riverwoods is 42.167N. The longitude is -87.896W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,051.


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Median household income
Local
$158,990
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Riverwoods demographic reports
To protect local woodlands, residents voted to incorporate the village in 1959.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread

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17% of Riverwoods residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Riverwoods ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Riverwoods was $67,878, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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66% of Riverwoods residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Riverwoods, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,075.


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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Riverwoods political report.

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The average commute time for Riverwoods workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Riverwoods include Holiday Inn Express.

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