Riva, Maryland Population 2024

4,784

Riva is a city located in Anne Arundel County Maryland. Riva has a 2024 population of 4,784. Riva is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 10.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,321 in 2020.

The average household income in Riva is $189,501 with a poverty rate of 0.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riva is 42.4 years, 41.2 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Riva Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Riva was:

  • White: 92.64%
  • Two or more races: 4.52%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,947.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.72% (463)
The current population of Riva, Maryland is 4,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,321.

Riva, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,43292.64%
Two or more races2164.52%
Other race851.78%
Black or African American320.67%
Asian190.4%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riva Population by Race

Riva Population Pyramid 2024

Riva Median Age

42.4

Total

41.2

Male

43.5

Female

Riva Adults

There are 3,527 adults, (988 of whom are seniors) in Riva.

Riva Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Riva Sex Ratio

Female2,29147.89%
Male2,49352.11%

Riva Population by Age

Riva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6252.94964
Married1,1983.3797.82.2
Non Family2661.3392.57.5
Female942.641000
Male672.1971.628.4
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

96.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riva Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Riva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riva Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Riva Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$102,692

Average Earnings

$108,295

Average Male

$78,551

Average Female

Riva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riva Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riva Language

95.62% of Riva residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.2% of the population.

Riva Language

Riva Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,278420.98%
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0.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.08%

Male Poverty Rate

0.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riva is White, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riva is White, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 0.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.36%.

Riva Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater1.23%
High School0.83%
Some College0.47%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Riva Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Riva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riva Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riva Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.3%

Male Marriage Rate

63.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Riva Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Riva Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Riva Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riva Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

353

Number of Veterans

329

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Riva Veterans by War

count

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Riva Veterans by Age

count

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Riva Veterans by Race

Riva Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riva Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Riva Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riva Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riva Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.98%

Born in Riva

95.61%

Native Born

4.39%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

3.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.61% of Riva residents were born in the United States, with 50.98% having been born in Maryland. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Riva Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,784
20234,784
20224,7843076.86%
20214,4771563.61%
20204,3211914.62%
20194,1301032.56%
20184,0272255.92%
20173,802-89-2.29%
20163,891741.94%
20153,817-138-3.49%
20143,955431.1%
20133,912-161-3.95%
20124,073-169-3.98%
20114,2421664.07%
20104,076
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Riva Population by Year