Riverton, Utah Population 2024

43,547

Riverton is a city located in Salt Lake County Utah. Riverton has a 2024 population of 43,547. Riverton is currently declining at a rate of -1.19% annually and its population has decreased by -3.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,287 in 2020.

The average household income in Riverton is $132,243 with a poverty rate of 3.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverton is 33.4 years, 31.7 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Riverton Demographics

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

  • White: 87.62%
  • Two or more races: 4.23%
  • Other race: 3.66%
  • Asian: 2.69%
  • Native American: 1.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
State
Utah
Land Area (mi²)
12.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,460.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.84% (-1,740)
The current population of Riverton, Utah is 43,547 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 45,287.

Riverton, Utah Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39,31087.62%
Two or more races1,8994.23%
Other race1,6423.66%
Asian1,2082.69%
Native American5631.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1720.38%
Black or African American700.16%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid 2024

Riverton Median Age

33.4

Total

31.7

Male

34.8

Female

Riverton Adults

There are 30,800 adults, (4,553 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female21,65548.27%
Male23,20951.73%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,1853.3986.313.7
Married9,5553.8989.310.7
Non Family2,0701.3682.117.9
Female1,1102.9769.130.9
Male4503.238416
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3.71

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riverton 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

Riverton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.57%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,449

Average Earnings

$76,357

Average Male

$38,302

Average Female

Riverton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riverton Language

90.2% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 9.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.7% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White37,3371,0812.9%
Other1,64224514.92%
Hispanic4,7031282.72%
Multiple1,888914.82%
Asian1,208685.63%
Native563193.37%
Black6411.56%
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3.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.88%

Male Poverty Rate

4.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Other, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Black, with 1.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.33%.

Riverton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.86%
High School4.82%
Less Than 9th Grade3.16%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%
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Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.31%
Female Employed3.76%
Male Unemployed3.48%
Male Employed1.47%
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Riverton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riverton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riverton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

879

Number of Veterans

796

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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Riverton Veterans by War

count

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Riverton Veterans by Age

count

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Riverton Veterans by Race

Riverton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Riverton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riverton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riverton 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

72.45%

Born in Riverton

94.12%

Native Born

5.88%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.12% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 72.45% having been born in Utah. 3.39% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202940,917-526-1.27%
202841,443-526-1.25%
202741,969-526-1.24%
202642,495-526-1.22%
202543,021-526-1.21%
202443,547-526-1.19%
202344,073-526-1.18%
202244,599-526-1.17%
202145,125-162-0.36%
202045,2879242.08%
201944,3631000.23%
201844,2638802.03%
201743,3837351.72%
201642,6481,0372.49%
201541,6112970.72%
201441,3144451.09%
201340,8694641.15%
201240,4058422.13%
201139,5636011.54%
201038,96213,95155.78%
200025,01113,750122.1%
199011,2613,96854.41%
19807,2934,473158.62%
19702,82082041%
19602,00090081.82%
19401,100
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Riverton Population by Year