For population 25 years and over in Riverside:
For population 15 years and over in Riverside city:
59 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,273 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (43.3 miles , pop. 208,076).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (75.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Trinity, TX (2.6 miles ), Oakhurst, TX (3.0 miles ), Glendale, TX (3.3 miles ), Huntsville, TX (3.6 miles ), Point Blank, TX (3.6 miles ), Onalaska, TX (4.2 miles ), Lovelady, TX (4.4 miles ), Groveton, TX (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 30.85 N, Longitude: 95.40 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 936
Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-5.8%).
Work and jobs in Riverside: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Riverside, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Riverside-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/16/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Riverside city center killed one person and injured 8 people.
On 1/1/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center caused $750,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Walker County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jennifer Holliday - Musician, Eugene C. Barker - Historian.
Hospitals/medical centers near Riverside:
Local government website: www.riversidetx.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:
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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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverside and their reported violations in the past:BETHY CREEK CAMP SHOREWOOD FOREST SUBDIV (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverside that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.5%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Black residents, 74.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Riverside compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Riverside (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Riverside (based on Walker County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Riverside government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,050 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
10.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,424 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Riverside fatal accident list:
Jul 27, 2007 04:38 PM, Sr-19, Lat: 30.843706, Lon: -95.411058, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 2
Nov 6, 2007 09:33 PM, Sr-19, Woodfarm, Lat: 30.798192, Lon: -95.457219, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Sep 22, 2004 09:00 PM, Sr-19, Fm405, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 2001 11:50 AM, Fm980, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 1997 03:50 PM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 1989 02:15 AM, 19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 2, 1982 09:15 AM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverside)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverside, TX
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.