Riviera Beach, Florida Population 2020

35,292
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Riviera Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 35,292, it is the 86th largest city in Florida and the 1116th largest city in the United States. Riviera Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 8.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,488 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Riviera Beach has a population density of 4,263 people per square mile.

The average household income in Riviera Beach is $70,934 with a poverty rate of 22.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,128 per month, and the median house value is $172,600. The median age in Riviera Beach is 36.1 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males.

Riviera Beach Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.49%
  • White: 25.47%
  • Asian: 1.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Riviera Beach, Florida is 35,292, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,834.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,488.

Riviera Beach, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American23,87169.49%
White8,75025.47%
Asian6511.90%
Two or More Races6121.78%
Some Other Race4661.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.01%
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Riviera Beach Population Pyramid 2020

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Riviera Beach Median Age

36.1


Total

35.1


Male

37.7


Female

Riviera Beach Adults

There are 26,014 adults, (5,639 of whom are seniors) in Riviera Beach.

Riviera Beach Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Riviera Beach Sex Ratio

Female

18,092

52.67%

Male

16,260

47.33%

Riviera Beach Households and Families

Riviera Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Riviera Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.1%30.9%
All53.8%46.2%
Non Family48%52%
Female44%56%
Male35.8%64.2%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4522.9853.8
Married4,1503.369.1
Non Family3,7801.3848
Female2,6934.3444
Male8294.1735.8

3.68

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Riviera Beach Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1364.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,0979.15%
High School Graduate7,63933.31%
Some College4,38219.11%
Associates Degree2,0268.84%
Bachelors Degree3,44215.01%
Graduate Degree2,2089.63%
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Riviera Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black14,46111,9592,544
White6,2575,9352,513
Hispanic1,4821,193254
Asian536423245
Other Race334308129
Multiple Races18916252
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,122$30,353$26,027
Less Than High School$17,705$23,177$16,090
High School Grad$22,406$24,863$21,210
Some College$29,862$31,142$26,479
Bachelors Degree$36,326$48,460$34,007
Graduate Degree$54,357$92,333$51,101

$28,122

Average Earnings

$30,353

Average Male

$26,027

Average Female

Riviera Beach Language

Riviera Beach Language by Age

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Riviera Beach Language

84.29% of Riviera Beach residents speak only English, while 15.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Riviera Beach Poverty

Riviera Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black23,8256,51027.32%
White6,88672910.59%
Hispanic2,20238417.44%
Multiple60215024.92%
Other466204.29%
Asian65140.61%

22.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.53%

Male Poverty Rate

22.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Riviera Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Riviera Beach is Black, with 27.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Riviera Beach is Asian, with 0.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.54%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.86%
High School18.89%
Some College15.32%
Bachelors or Greater9.47%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.27%
Male Unemployed45.08%
Female Employed10.56%
Male Employed10.14%

Riviera Beach Income

Riviera Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,871$70,934
Families$54,174$80,511
Married Families$75,588-
Non Families$30,806$48,842
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Riviera Beach Marital Status

Riviera Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Riviera Beach Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Riviera Beach Marital Status by Race

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Riviera Beach Veterans

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1,716

Number of Veterans

1,477

Male Veterans

239

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam518
Korea310
Second Gulf War213
First Gulf War212
World War II98
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Age Group Veterans
75+621
65 to 74345
35 to 54338
55 to 64285
18 to 34127
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Name Veterans % of Total
White85410.88%
Black8194.86%
Hispanic653.80%
2 or More4114.04%
Indian2100.00%

Riviera Beach Veterans by Education

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11.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Riviera Beach Employment Status

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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53.89%

Born in Florida

82.00%

Native Born

18.00%

Foreign Born

8.12%

Non Citizen

9.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.00% of Riviera Beach residents were born in the United States, with 53.89% having been born in Florida. 8.12% 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
202035,2922290.65%
201935,0632290.66%
201834,8341600.46%
201734,6742290.66%
201634,4453761.10%
201534,0693661.09%
201433,7032990.90%
201333,4042880.87%
201233,1163401.04%
201132,7762230.69%
201032,5532,6690.86%
200029,8842,2450.78%
199027,6391,1500.43%
198026,4895,0882.16%
197021,4018,3555.07%
196013,0468,98112.37%
19504,0650.00%