Riverside, Alabama Population 2021

2,401
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Riverside is a city located in St. Clair County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,401, it is the 158th largest city in Alabama and the 6960th largest city in the United States . Riverside is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 8.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,208 in 2010. Riverside reached it's highest population of 2,401 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Riverside has a population density of 277 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riverside is $71,261 with a poverty rate of 11.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $916 per month, and the median house value is $175,600. The median age in Riverside is 34.8 years, 28.3 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Riverside Demographics

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

  • White: 77.42%
  • Black or African American: 14.63%
  • Asian: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Riverside, Alabama is 2,401 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,365.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,208.

Riverside, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,35577.42%
Black or African American44514.63%
Asian1504.93%
Two or More Races923.02%
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Riverside Population by Race

Riverside Population Pyramid $2021

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Riverside Median Age

34.8


Total

28.3


Male

37.7


Female

Riverside Adults

There are 2,248 adults, (295 of whom are seniors) in Riverside.

Riverside Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside Sex Ratio

Female

1,513

49.74%

Male

1,529

50.26%

Riverside Population by Age

Riverside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riverside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
Male71.4%28.6%
All68.8%31.2%
Female60.8%39.2%
Non Family52%48%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverside Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0512.8968.8
Married5473.2580.1
Non Family2711.5652
Female2123.5860.8
Male213.9571.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Riverside Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1015.08%
9th to 12th Grade1457.30%
High School Graduate68834.63%
Some College44722.50%
Associates Degree25712.93%
Bachelors Degree24612.38%
Graduate Degree1035.18%
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Riverside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverside Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5621,390276
Black25719019
Asian11010333
2+ Races404021
Hispanic1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 52.50%.

Riverside Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,056$45,982$29,659
Less Than 9th Grade$25,536$26,071$24,063
High School Graduate$35,714$47,083$24,375
Some College$43,603$55,144$27,337
Bachelors Degree$57,778$$55,750
Graduate Degree$54,643$73,203$46,094

$38,056

Average Earnings

$45,982

Average Male

$29,659

Average Female

Riverside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverside Language by Age

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Riverside Language

92.78% of Riverside residents speak only English, while 7.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.42% of the population.

Riverside Language

Riverside Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,32926411.34%
Black4457115.96%
Multiple9299.78%
Asian15085.33%

11.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.32%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside is Black, with 15.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside is Asian, with 5.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.84%.

Riverside Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.85%
High School12.35%
Some College8.38%
Bachelors or Greater6.30%

Riverside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed22.99%
Female Employed14.04%
Male Employed3.92%

Riverside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverside Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,517$71,261
Families$66,053$77,986
Married Families$78,480-
Non Families$36,658$45,335
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Income by Household Type

Riverside Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverside Married by Age and Sex

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Riverside Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Riverside Marital Status by Race

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Riverside Marital Status

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209

Number of Veterans

169

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
Vietnam39
First Gulf War34
Korea3
World War II

Riverside Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5483
18 to 3446
55 to 6435
65 to 7430
75+15

Riverside Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19511.03%
Black92.87%
Asian53.97%

Riverside Veterans by Race

Riverside Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Riverside Employment by Age

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Riverside Employment by Race

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Riverside Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.85%

Born in Riverside

96.22%

Native Born

3.78%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.22% of Riverside residents were born in the United States, with 74.85% having been born in Alabama. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Riverside Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,401120.50%
20202,389120.50%
20192,377120.51%
20182,365251.07%
20172,340190.82%
20162,321180.78%
20152,30380.35%
20142,29570.31%
20132,288291.28%
20122,259170.76%
20112,242190.85%
20102,2230.00%

Riverside Population by Year