Riverside, Missouri Population 2023

4,337

Riverside is a city located in Platte County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 4,337, it is the 164th largest city in Missouri and the 7211th largest city in the United States.Riverside is currently growing at a rate of 2.55% annually and its population has increased by 8.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,013 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Riverside has a population density of 787 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riverside is $65,477 with a poverty rate of 21.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverside is 34 years, 33.9 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Riverside Demographics

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

  • White: 76.15%
  • Black or African American: 15.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Riverside, Missouri is 4,337 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,013.

Riverside, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riverside Population by Race

Riverside Population Pyramid 2023

Riverside Median Age

34

Total

33.9

Male

34.8

Female

Riverside Adults

There are 2,706 adults, (500 of whom are seniors) in Riverside.

Riverside Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverside Sex Ratio

Female1,59846.7%
Male1,82453.3%

Riverside Population by Age

Riverside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.91

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

35.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverside Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

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

Riverside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$38,965

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$40,382

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

91.45% of Riverside residents speak only English, while 8.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.1% of the population.

Riverside Language

Riverside Poverty by Race

rate

21.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverside is Hispanic, with 78.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverside is White, with 18.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.28%.

Riverside Poverty

Riverside Poverty Rate by Education

Riverside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

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

286

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Riverside Veterans by War

Riverside Veterans by Age

count

Riverside Veterans by Race

Riverside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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

42.26%

Born in Riverside

78.57%

Native Born

6.7%

Foreign Born

4.91%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.57% of Riverside residents were born in the United States, with 42.26% having been born in Missouri. 4.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Riverside Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Riverside Population by Year