Riverside, Maryland Population 2024

5,924

Riverside is a city located in Harford County Maryland. Riverside has a 2024 population of 5,924. Riverside is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,888 in 2020.

The average household income in Riverside is $99,268 with a poverty rate of 6.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverside is 35.5 years, 30.4 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Riverside Demographics

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

  • White: 71.27%
  • Black or African American: 20.05%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,543.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.61% (36)
The current population of Riverside, Maryland is 5,924 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,888.

Riverside, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,22271.27%
Black or African American1,18820.05%
Two or more races2474.17%
Asian1722.9%
Other race871.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.14%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Riverside Population by Race

Riverside Population Pyramid 2024

Riverside Median Age

35.5

Total

30.4

Male

40.6

Female

Riverside Adults

There are 4,834 adults, (722 of whom are seniors) in Riverside.

Riverside Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside Sex Ratio

Female2,91149.14%
Male3,01350.86%

Riverside Population by Age

Riverside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6042.2263.236.8
Non Family1,2261.45743
Married1,1742.9170.829.2
Female1763.3255.744.3
Male281.7560.739.3
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2.91

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverside 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

Riverside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverside Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 72.41%.

Riverside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,810

Average Earnings

$64,425

Average Male

$59,412

Average Female

Riverside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverside Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riverside Language

89.47% of Riverside residents speak only English, while 10.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.03% of the population.

Riverside Language

Riverside Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,1233338.08%
Black1,188715.98%
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6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.13%

Male Poverty Rate

6.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside is White, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside is Black, with 5.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.58%.

Riverside Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.08%
High School10.54%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%
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Riverside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed22.5%
Male Employed5%
Female Employed2.19%
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Riverside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverside Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Riverside Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riverside Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

332

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

130

Female Veterans

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Riverside Veterans by War

count

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Riverside Veterans by Age

count

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Riverside Veterans by Race

Riverside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.8%

Labor Force Participation

77.9%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Riverside Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riverside Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riverside 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

55.74%

Born in Riverside

87.76%

Native Born

12.24%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

10.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.76% of Riverside residents were born in the United States, with 55.74% having been born in Maryland. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Riverside Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,924
20235,924
20225,924-269-4.34%
20216,1933055.18%
20205,888-150-2.48%
20196,0381993.41%
20185,839-425-6.78%
20176,264380.61%
20166,226-573-8.43%
20156,799-351-4.91%
20147,150-56-0.78%
20137,2063204.65%
20126,886-364-5.02%
20117,25082512.84%
20106,425
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Riverside Population by Year