For population 25 years and over in Riverside:
For population 15 years and over in Riverside borough:
64 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,870 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (56.3 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (102.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Danville borough, PA (1.1 miles ), Mechanicsville, PA (1.6 miles ), Snydertown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Washingtonville borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Elysburg, PA (2.8 miles ), Buckhorn, PA (2.9 miles) , Rupert, PA (2.9 miles) , Catawissa borough, PA (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 76.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 570
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Riverside detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -129 (-6.5%).
Work and jobs in Riverside: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Riverside, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Riverside-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Riverside borough center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the borough center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Riverside-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from Riverside center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from Riverside center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Riverside:
Local government website: www.riversideborough.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:
Public high school in Riverside:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.462. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 20.0. This is significantly worse than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.3%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Riverside compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Riverside borough (based on Northumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
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Riverside government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Riverside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Riverside fatal accident list:
Aug 9, 2004 01:24 PM, Sr-4004, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 2004 07:35 AM, Sr-54, Hower Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1989 02:00 AM, 54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 21, 1989 00:05 AM, 4001, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 8, 1984 06:99 PM, 49105, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 6, 1981 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1979 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 108
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 2,190
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.