Riverton, Kansas Population 2021

741
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Riverton is a city located in Cherokee County Kansas. Riverton has a 2020 population of 741. Riverton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -20.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 929 in 2010. Riverton reached it's highest population of 1,124 in 2014.

The average household income in Riverton is $61,754 with a poverty rate of 11.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $607 per month, and the median house value is $87,200. The median age in Riverton is 34.1 years, 38.5 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Riverton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.82%
  • Two or more races: 2.56%
  • Native American: 1.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Riverton, Kansas is 741 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 929.

Riverton, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71095.82%
Two or More Races192.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native121.62%
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Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid $2021

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Riverton Median Age

34.1


Total

38.5


Male

30.8


Female

Riverton Adults

There are 581 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

92

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female

438

59.11%

Male

303

40.89%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riverton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
All67.5%32.5%
Female42.1%57.9%
Male21.6%78.4%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3022.4567.5
Married1592.6478
Non Family87073.6
Male374.3821.6
Female193.7942.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Riverton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade5611.48%
High School Graduate20642.21%
Some College6413.11%
Associates Degree6914.14%
Bachelors Degree449.02%
Graduate Degree4910.04%
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Riverton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White45539986
Hispanic13137
Native American1212
2+ Races88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 53.85%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,569$47,604$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,028$60,227$18,816
Some College$29,583$$36,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$41,806$$

$37,569

Average Earnings

$47,604

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Riverton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverton Language by Age

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Riverton Language

90.26% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 9.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.03% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

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11.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.82%

Male Poverty Rate

6.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 11.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 11.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

Riverton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed17.58%

Riverton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,955$61,754
Families$52,031$66,734
Married Families$80,850-
Non Families$30,750$42,599
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Income by Household Type

Riverton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

78.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverton Married by Age and Sex

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Riverton 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 35-44.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

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Riverton Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War15
World War II10
First Gulf War10
Korea

Riverton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
75+20
18 to 3415
55 to 64
35 to 54

Riverton Veterans by Age

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Riverton Veterans by Race

Riverton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Riverton Employment by Age

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Riverton Employment by Race

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Riverton 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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47.10%

Born in Riverton

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 47.10% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Riverton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217410.00%
20207410.00%
2019741-140-15.89%
2018881-202-18.65%
20171,08318320.33%
2016900-34-3.64%
2015934-190-16.90%
20141,12412112.06%
20131,00310711.94%
2012896-176-16.42%
20111,07214315.39%
20109290.00%

Riverton Population by Year