Riverton, Wyoming Population 2022

10,532
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Riverton is a city located in Fremont County Wyoming. Riverton has a 2020 population of 10,532. Riverton is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -2.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,775 in 2010.

The average household income in Riverton is $70,232 with a poverty rate of 13.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $156,700. The median age in Riverton is 38.5 years, 36.3 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Riverton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rivertonwas:

  • White: 79.57%
  • Native American: 10.60%
  • Two or more races: 5.78%
  • Other race: 3.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Riverton, Wyoming is 10,532 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,532.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,775.

Riverton, Wyoming Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201040,1980.00%
201140,5193210.79%
201241,0154961.21%
201340,912-103-0.25%
201440,565-347-0.86%
201540,219-346-0.86%
201640,200-19-0.05%
201739,818-382-0.96%
201839,561-257-0.65%
201939,261-300-0.76%
202038,961-300-0.77%
202138,661-300-0.78%

Riverton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,68379.57%
Black or African American610.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,15710.60%
Asian270.25%
Some Other Race3543.24%
Two or More Races6315.78%
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Riverton Population by Race

Riverton Population Pyramid 2022

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Riverton Median Age

38.4


Total

37.6


Male

39.7


Female

Riverton Adults

There are 8,490 adults, (1,902 of whom are seniors) in Riverton.

Riverton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Riverton Sex Ratio

Female

5,396

49.45%

Male

5,517

50.55%

Riverton Population by Age

Riverton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riverton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male52.8%47.2%
Female43.1%56.9%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Riverton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3882.3863.6
Married1,8453.0677.2
Male2334.5652.8
Female2974.4843.1
Non Family2,0131.1955.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Riverton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1181.58%
9th to 12th Grade4395.87%
High School Graduate2,42032.34%
Some College2,10728.16%
Associates Degree75610.10%
Bachelors Degree1,03813.87%
Graduate Degree6048.07%
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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
2+ Races281252100
Black484814
White6,0625,7181,426
Hispanic732560105
Native American65461591
Asian2424
Other Race17893

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 2+ races people with a rate of 35.59%.

Riverton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,220$39,129$30,542
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$21,579$
High School Graduate$25,476$35,655$20,947
Some College$31,887$38,094$28,980
Bachelors Degree$36,250$55,457$31,448
Graduate Degree$65,484$68,015$65,202

$32,220

Average Earnings

$39,129

Average Male

$30,542

Average Female

Riverton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riverton Language by Age

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Riverton Language

93.70% of Riverton residents speak only English, while 6.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Riverton Language

Riverton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black402870.00%
Hispanic1,45648733.45%
Multiple62619330.83%
Native1,11419517.50%
White7,76378510.11%
Other30NaN%

13.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

16.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riverton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riverton is Black, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.

Riverton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.45%
High School10.39%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater8.77%

Riverton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.15%
Male Unemployed1.85%
Female Employed6.08%
Female Unemployed20.72%

Riverton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riverton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,408$66,490
Families$67,639$80,983
Married Families$83,557-
Non Families$34,968$46,644
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Income by Household Type

Riverton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Riverton Marital Status by Race

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Riverton Marital Status

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849

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War109
Vietnam373
Korea54
World War II6

Riverton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 54257
55 to 64126
65 to 74256
75+181

Riverton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White74010.43%
Black914.75%
Native American405.14%
Asian2074.07%
Other Race3716.97%
2+ Races30.98%
Hispanic546.39%

Riverton Veterans by Race

Riverton Veterans by Education

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10.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riverton Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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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51.43%

Born in Riverton

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Riverton residents were born in the United States, with 51.43% having been born in Wyoming. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Riverton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,5400.00%
19504,1421,6025.01%
19606,8452,7035.15%
19707,9951,1501.57%
19809,5881,5931.83%
19909,202-386-0.41%
20009,3101080.12%
201010,7751,4651.47%
201110,861860.80%
201211,0141531.41%
201311,02060.05%
201410,941-79-0.72%
201510,904-37-0.34%
201611,0141101.01%
201710,919-95-0.86%
201810,852-67-0.61%
201910,772-80-0.74%
202010,692-80-0.74%
202110,612-80-0.75%
202210,532-80-0.75%

Riverton Population by Year