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Riverton, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Riverton had a population of 45,435 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.5176 and longitude -111.9636 in Salt Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Riverton (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 45,435
Population in Households 45,390
Population in Familes 42,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 3,589
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $93,097
Average Household Income $106,283
Per Capita Income $28,203


Total Housing Units 12,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,458 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,649 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $327,770
Average Home Value $347,586


Total Households 12,107
Average Household Size 3.75
Family Households 10,722
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.95% 1.72%
Households 1.79% 1.72%
Families 1.79% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Riverton, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Riverton to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 18 95th
Population Density # 23 93rd
Diversity Index # 161 50th
Median Household Income # 31 91st
Per Capita Income # 95 71st

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