Riverton, Utah Population 2020

45,949

Riverton is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 45,949, it is the 18th largest city in Utah and the 852nd largest city in the United States. Riverton is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has increased by 18.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,753 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Riverton has a population density of 3,651 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riverton is $115,117 with a poverty rate of 2.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,568 per month, and the median house value is $328,300. The median age in Riverton is 31 years, 29.8 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Riverton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.01%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Riverton, Utah is 45,949, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 44,419.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 38,753.

Riverton, Utah Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,55295.01%
Some Other Race6141.44%
Asian5081.19%
Two or More Races3690.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2690.63%
Black or African American2470.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1210.28%

Riverton Population Pyramid 2020

Riverton Median Age

31


Total

29.8


Male

32.1


Female

Riverton Adults

There are 26,872 adults, (3,163 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female

21,483

50.34%

Male

21,197

49.66%

Riverton Households and Families

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Riverton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All89.2%10.8%
Non Family85%15%
Female78.7%21.3%
Male56.1%43.9%

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3703.7589.2
Married8,9674.1292.2
Non Family1,2031.2585
Female7883.4878.7
Male4123.3956.1

3.98

Average Family Size

3.75

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Riverton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1300.55%
9th to 12th Grade8263.47%
High School Graduate4,57419.20%
Some College6,91729.03%
Associates Degree3,16913.30%
Bachelors Degree5,65323.72%
Graduate Degree2,56010.74%

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,39220,6297,621
Hispanic1,7701,585353
Asian283275172
Other Race23914931
Islander183183
Multiple Races14614658
Black9898
Native American73739

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 asian people with a rate of 60.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,438$69,368$30,879
Less Than High School$33,587$34,565$
High School Grad$31,780$42,040$22,284
Some College$46,309$62,887$31,746
Bachelors Degree$61,353$84,849$29,226
Graduate Degree$82,549$98,188$63,659

$51,438

Average Earnings

$69,368

Average Male

$30,879

Average Female

Riverton Language

Riverton Language by Age

Riverton Language

91.17% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 8.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.03% of the population.

Riverton Poverty

Riverton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4608852.36%
Hispanic3,8682737.06%
Other6148513.84%
Multiple369349.21%
Black247166.48%

2.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.62%

Male Poverty Rate

2.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Other, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is White, with 2.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%
High School1.66%
Some College1.22%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.07%
Female Employed4.02%
Male Employed0.65%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Riverton Income

Riverton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$98,942$115,117
Families$104,083$120,377
Married Families$112,650-
Non Families$49,058$61,318

Riverton Marital Status

Riverton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.0%

Male Marriage Rate

65.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Riverton Married by Age and Sex

Riverton 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 35-44.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

Riverton Veterans

1,077

Number of Veterans

1,035

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War363
Vietnam291
Second Gulf War235
Korea77
World War II45

$Riverton Veterans by Education

2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Employment Status

73.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Riverton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.17%

Born in Utah

96.13%

Native Born

3.87%

Foreign Born

1.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.13% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 73.17% having been born in Utah. 1.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202045,9497651.69%
201945,1847651.72%
201844,4191,0152.34%
201743,4047651.79%
201642,6391,0092.42%
201541,6302980.72%
201441,3324471.09%
201340,8854641.15%
201240,4218632.18%
201139,5585921.52%
201038,96613,9554.53%
200025,01113,7508.31%
199011,2613,9684.44%
19807,2934,4739.97%
19702,8208203.50%
19602,0009003.03%
19401,1000.00%