Riviera Beach, Florida Population 2024

38,748

Riviera Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County Florida. Riviera Beach has a 2024 population of 38,748. Riviera Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 3.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,611 in 2020.

The average household income in Riviera Beach is $84,528 with a poverty rate of 20.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Riviera Beach is 38.7 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Riviera Beach Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 65.39%
  • White: 23.97%
  • Two or more races: 5.95%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Other race: 1.6%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
8.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,680.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.02% (1,137)
The current population of Riviera Beach, Florida is 38,748 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 37,611.

Riviera Beach, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American24,63265.39%
White9,02923.97%
Two or more races2,2415.95%
Asian1,0472.78%
Other race6031.6%
Native American860.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander300.08%
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Riviera Beach Population by Race

Riviera Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Riviera Beach Median Age

38.7

Total

36.7

Male

40.2

Female

Riviera Beach Adults

There are 28,928 adults, (6,581 of whom are seniors) in Riviera Beach.

Riviera Beach Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Riviera Beach Sex Ratio

Female19,47451.7%
Male18,19448.3%

Riviera Beach Population by Age

Riviera Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,4162.775743
Non Family5,1411.2453.146.9
Married4,6443.4768.831.2
Female2,9204.0147.852.2
Male7114.234555
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3.62

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Riviera Beach 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

Riviera Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Riviera Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.64%.

Riviera Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,586

Average Earnings

$37,760

Average Male

$37,434

Average Female

Riviera Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Riviera Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Riviera Beach Language

81.23% of Riviera Beach residents speak only English, while 18.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.37% of the population.

Riviera Beach Language

Riviera Beach Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black24,4385,83323.87%
White7,72181410.54%
Hispanic2,79650918.2%
Multiple2,20141118.67%
Other60218029.9%
Native8689.3%
Asian99550.5%
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20.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.44%

Male Poverty Rate

21.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riviera Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riviera Beach is Other, with 29.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riviera Beach is Asian, with 0.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.83%.

Riviera Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.57%
High School23.19%
Some College15.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.56%
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Riviera Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.5%
Male Unemployed32.54%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed9.17%
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Riviera Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Riviera Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Riviera Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Riviera Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Riviera Beach 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 45-54.

Riviera Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Riviera Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,811

Number of Veterans

1,687

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

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Riviera Beach Veterans by War

count

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Riviera Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Riviera Beach Veterans by Race

Riviera Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riviera Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Riviera Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Riviera Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Riviera Beach 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

49.92%

Born in Riviera Beach

77.79%

Native Born

22.21%

Foreign Born

10.15%

Non Citizen

12.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.79% of Riviera Beach residents were born in the United States, with 49.92% having been born in Florida. 10.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Riviera Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202939,7582020.51%
202839,5562020.51%
202739,3542020.52%
202639,1522020.52%
202538,9502020.52%
202438,7482020.52%
202338,5462020.53%
202238,3442020.53%
202138,1425311.41%
202037,6112,1225.98%
201935,4897112.04%
201834,778720.21%
201734,7062320.67%
201634,4743731.09%
201534,1013661.08%
201433,7352960.89%
201333,4392860.86%
201233,1533381.03%
201132,8152260.69%
201032,5892,7059.05%
200029,8842,2458.12%
199027,6391,1504.34%
198026,4895,08823.77%
197021,4018,35564.04%
196013,0468,981220.93%
19504,065
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Riviera Beach Population by Year