North Riverside is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 6,672.North Riverside is located at 41°50′46″N 87°49′47″W (41.846222, -87.829585).According to the 2010 census, North Riverside has a total area of 1.64 square miles (4.25 km2), all land.As of the 2010 census, there were 6,672 people, 2,827 households, and 1,746 families living in the village. The population density was 4,068.3 people per square mile (1,588.6/km2). There were 2,981 housing units at an average density of 1,817.7 per square mile (709.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 81.2% White, 6.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 8.1% some other race, and 1.9% from two or more races.
North Riverside is divided between three congressional districts. The area east of the Des Plaines River is in Illinois’ 3rd congressional district; the area west of 1st Avenue is in the 7th district; the area between 1st Avenue and the river, consisting almost entirely of the western half of the Riverside Golf Club, is in the 4th district. The Village of North Riverside is governed by a Village President (also referred to a Mayor), Village Clerk, and six Trustees who are all elected to four year terms. The terms are staggered, with elections being held in odd number years. The Mayor and Board of Trustees exercise policy-making and legislative powers of the Village, including adopting ordinances and resolutions, approving the Village’s annual appropriation and operating budget and enacting tax levies.
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