Riverside, Connecticut Population 2021

8,604
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Riverside is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Riverside has a 2020 population of 8,604. Riverside is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,416 in 2010. Riverside reached it's highest population of 8,938 in 2013.

The average household income in Riverside is $333,196 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,168 per month, and the median house value is $1.38 Mn. The median age in Riverside is 42.5 years, 42.6 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Riverside Demographics

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

  • White: 81.31%
  • Asian: 12.90%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Black or African American: 2.35%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Riverside, Connecticut is 8,604 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,414.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,416.

Riverside, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,99681.31%
Asian1,11012.90%
Two or More Races2142.49%
Black or African American2022.35%
Some Other Race490.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.38%
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Riverside Population by Race

Riverside Population Pyramid $2021

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Riverside Median Age

42.5


Total

42.6


Male

42.4


Female

Riverside Adults

There are 5,934 adults, (1,213 of whom are seniors) in Riverside.

Riverside Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside Sex Ratio

Female

4,622

53.72%

Male

3,982

46.28%

Riverside Population by Age

Riverside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riverside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male82%18%
All80.4%19.6%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female43.8%56.2%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverside Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8173.0580.4
Married1,8873.6886.4
Non Family6231.1372.7
Female1852.9743.8
Male1223.3782

3.54

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Riverside Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade721.35%
9th to 12th Grade991.85%
High School Graduate4598.59%
Some College5169.66%
Associates Degree2805.24%
Bachelors Degree2,01737.76%
Graduate Degree1,89935.55%
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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
White3,8933,7822,951
Asian749716550
Hispanic558546377
Black87878
2+ Races54399
Other Race404029
Native American202020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Riverside Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$114,926$184,205$61,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,581$$34,153
Some College$46,389$70,489$44,321
Bachelors Degree$127,188$194,375$52,931
Graduate Degree$181,434$250,000$103,583

$114,926

Average Earnings

$184,205

Average Male

$61,500

Average Female

Riverside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverside Language by Age

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Riverside Language

70.30% of Riverside residents speak only English, while 29.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.15% of the population.

Riverside Language

Riverside Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,1733816.17%
Hispanic987262.63%
Asian1,110131.17%
Black202125.94%
Other49918.37%

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.75%

Male Poverty Rate

5.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside is Other, with 18.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside is Asian, with 1.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.98%.

Riverside Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.71%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
High School1.53%

Riverside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed12.38%
Female Unemployed12.07%
Male Employed2.26%
Female Employed0.99%

Riverside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverside Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$215,791$333,196
Families$250,000$383,135
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$76,094$146,940
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Income by Household Type

Riverside Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

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

Riverside Marital Status by Race

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Riverside Marital Status

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226

Number of Veterans

217

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam111
Korea55
World War II26
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War

Riverside Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+120
65 to 7498
35 to 548
55 to 64
18 to 34

Riverside Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2264.60%
Hispanic263.94%

Riverside Veterans by Race

Riverside Veterans by Education

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6.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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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30.85%

Born in Riverside

73.30%

Native Born

26.70%

Foreign Born

17.13%

Non Citizen

9.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.30% of Riverside residents were born in the United States, with 30.85% having been born in Connecticut. 17.13% 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
20218,6040.00%
20208,6040.00%
20198,6041902.26%
20188,414290.35%
20178,385961.16%
20168,289-303-3.53%
20158,592-90-1.04%
20148,682-256-2.86%
20138,9381091.23%
20128,829-32-0.36%
20118,8614455.29%
20108,4160.00%

Riverside Population by Year