The City of River Falls had a population of 16,620 as of July 1, 2021. River Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for River Falls is located at latitude 44.8614 and longitude -92.6238 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of River Falls encompass a land area of 6.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of River Falls are located in Pierce County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and St. Croix County.
The City of River Falls 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for River Falls: Greenwood, Kinnickinnic.
|Total Population||16,620 (100%)|
|Population in Households||14,054 (84.6%)|
|Population in Families||9,377 (56.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2,566 (15.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$67,389|
|Average Household Income||$84,457|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,353|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,182 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,548 (57.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,279 (36.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||355 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$236,538|
|Average Home Value||$260,263|
|Housing Affordability Index3||139|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.2%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.24%|
The table below compares River Falls to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 52||93rd|
|Population Density||# 42||95th|
|Median Household Income||# 255||67th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 104||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 491||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 294||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.