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Riverton, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Riverton had a population of 46,369 as of July 1, 2019. Riverton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Riverton is located at latitude 40.5219 and longitude -111.9391 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riverton encompass a land area of 12.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Salt Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,436 feet.

The City of Riverton (GNIS ID: 2410967) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Riverton is located within Salt Lake City Division of Salt Lake County.


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Riverton, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Riverton, UT Housing Affordability Index is 148
State of Utah Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Riverton, UT Wealth Index is 132
State of Utah Wealth Index is 97
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 46,369
Population in Households 46,321
Population in Familes 43,578
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density 3,671
Diversity Index1 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,592
Average Household Income $114,847
Per Capita Income $30,582
Wealth Index3 132

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,742 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,624 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $354,186
Housing Affordability Index2 148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,366
Average Household Size 3.75
Family Households 10,914
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.95% 1.97%
Households 1.82% 1.95%
Families 1.78% 1.89%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Riverton, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 95th
Population Density # 24 93rd
Diversity Index # 163 50th
Median Household Income # 23 93rd
Per Capita Income # 58 83rd

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