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Riverton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Riverton had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Riverton is located at latitude 40.6868 and longitude -95.5686 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riverton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 965 feet.

The City of Riverton (GNIS ID: 2396387) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Riverton is located within Township of Riverton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fremont County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Riverton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Riverton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 331
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 273
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 558
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $82,237
Average Home Value $120,792
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,856
Average Household Income $70,070
Per Capita Income $30,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 0.48%
Households 1.41% 0.3%
Families 1.12% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Riverton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 571 43rd
Population Density1 # 597 41st
Diversity Index2 # 713 30th
Median Household Income # 590 42nd
Per Capita Income # 244 76th

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