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River Hills, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of River Hills had a population of 1,526 as of July 1, 2017. River Hills ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for River Hills is located at latitude 43.1735 and longitude -87.9338 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of River Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Village of River Hills (GNIS ID: 1584043) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with River Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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River Hills, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,526
Daytime Population: Workers 492
Daytime Population: Residents 804
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,526
Population in Familes 1,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 299
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $283,329
Per Capita Income $105,273


Total Housing Units 647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 ( 4.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $680,851
Average Home Value $740,625


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 468
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.63% -0.18%
Households -0.66% -0.21%
Families -0.69% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.94%

River Hills, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares River Hills to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 310 60th
Population Density # 587 24th
Diversity Index # 52 93rd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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