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Riverton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Riverton had a population of 325 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Riverton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 325
Daytime Population: Workers 32
Daytime Population: Residents 161
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 325
Population in Familes 267
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 547
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $55,727
Average Household Income $73,020
Per Capita Income $31,648


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $119,000


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 87
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 0.93% 0.0%
Households 1.0% 0.15%
Families 0.65% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 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 # 577 43rd
Population Density # 607 40th
Diversity Index # 642 36th
Median Household Income # 415 59th
Per Capita Income # 210 79th

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