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Riverton, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The City of Riverton is the 9th largest city in Wyoming with a population of 10,641 as of July 1, 2018. Riverton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverton is located at latitude 43.0263 and longitude -108.3813 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riverton (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,951 feet.

The City of Riverton (GNIS ID: 2410968) 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.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Riverton is located within of Fremont County.


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Riverton, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,641
Population in Households 10,350
Population in Familes 7,923
Population in Group Qrtrs 291
Population Density2 1,063
Diversity Index3 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,128
Average Household Income $63,279
Per Capita Income $26,394

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,767 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,434 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $171,581
Average Home Value $184,834
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,201
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,558
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% -0.38%
Households -0.24% -0.5%
Families -0.25% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Riverton, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 9 96th
Population Density # 42 80th
Diversity Index # 22 90th
Median Household Income # 163 21st
Per Capita Income # 163 21st

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