Riverton, Wyoming Population 2024

10,804

Riverton is a city located in Fremont County Wyoming. Riverton has a 2024 population of 10,804. Riverton is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,677 in 2020.

The average household income in Riverton is $61,867 with a poverty rate of 14.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riverton is 36.4 years, 37.2 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Riverton Demographics

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

  • White: 77.04%
  • Native American: 9.93%
  • Two or more races: 5.83%
  • Other race: 4.96%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
10.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,046.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.19% (127)
The current population of Riverton, Wyoming is 10,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,677.

Riverton, Wyoming Population 2024

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Riverton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,26977.04%
Native American1,0669.93%
Two or more races6265.83%
Other race5324.96%
Asian1431.33%
Black or African American970.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid 2024

Riverton Median Age

36.4

Total

37.2

Male

35.8

Female

Riverton Adults

There are 8,099 adults, (1,649 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female5,45850.85%
Male5,27549.15%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1242.485941
Non Family1,7551.1944.955.1
Married1,6383.1779.120.9
Female4644.1440.959.1
Male2673.7959.240.8
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

59.0%

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 77.14%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,371

Average Earnings

$39,247

Average Male

$32,900

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

94.46% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 5.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,32088112.04%
Hispanic1,39931022.16%
Native1,03327927.01%
Multiple6156911.22%
Black794658.23%
Other515346.6%
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14.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Black, with 58.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Other, with 6.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.55%.

Riverton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.27%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.39%
Less Than 9th Grade6.23%
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Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.67%
Male Unemployed19.91%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed5.24%
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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

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

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 45-54, 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

602

Number of Veterans

568

Male Veterans

34

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

10.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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

53.41%

Born in Riverton

97.8%

Native Born

2.2%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.8% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 53.41% having been born in Wyoming. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Riverton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,874140.13%
202810,860140.13%
202710,846140.13%
202610,832140.13%
202510,818140.13%
202410,804140.13%
202310,790140.13%
202210,776140.13%
202110,762850.8%
202010,677-181-1.67%
201910,858-30-0.28%
201810,888-53-0.48%
201710,941-93-0.84%
201611,0341111.02%
201510,923-34-0.31%
201410,957-76-0.69%
201311,03380.07%
201211,0251551.43%
201110,870900.83%
201010,7801,47015.79%
20009,3101081.17%
19909,202-386-4.03%
19809,5881,59319.92%
19707,9951,15016.8%
19606,8452,70365.26%
19504,1421,60263.07%
19402,540
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Riverton Population by Year