Riverside, Texas

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Population in 2013: 501 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 
Males: 208  (41.6%)
Females: 293  (58.4%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 77367.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,708 (it was $24,750 in 2000)
Riverside:

$44,708
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,394 (it was $15,697 in 2000)

Riverside city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,934 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Riverside:

$60,934
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,256; Detached houses: $109,451; Mobile homes: $74,047; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $24,152

Median gross rent in 2012: $921.

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Riverside races chart
  • White alone - 379 (74.3%)
  • Black alone - 72 (14.1%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (9.2%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Riverside detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Riverside: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.1%), German (19.4%), English (12.3%), Scottish (6.2%), Irish (5.9%), Ukrainian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.89 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile   (very low).

Riverside,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Riverside:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverside city:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

25 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  4.8%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,091 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $611 (1.1%)

Riverside satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Westwood Shores, TX (2.7 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 ), Cedar Point, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.85 N, Longitude: 95.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 936

Riverside household income distribution Riverside home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-5.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Riverside-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 32% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Riverside-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 376.0 miles away from Riverside center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 270.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 476.1 miles away from Riverside center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Riverside topographic map

Birthplace of: Jennifer Holliday - Musician, Eugene C. Barker - Historian.

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverside:

  • AVALON PLACE TRINITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TRINITY, TX)
  • TRINITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TRINITY, TX)
  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER TRINITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; TRINITY, TX)
  • ELLA SMITHER GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • FAIR PARK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • HUNTSVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF HUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverside:

  • Sam Houston State University (about 13 miles; Huntsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,233)
  • Lone Star College System (about 46 miles; The Woodlands, TX; FT enrollment: 45,205)
  • Angelina College (about 50 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 59 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc. (about 60 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 63 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 71 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Riverside Baptist Church located at 2359 FM 980

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Notable location: Riverside Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Riverside include: Broyles Church (A), Holmes Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.8%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Riverside compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Riverside (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Trinity: Riverside Bank Branch at 3745 State Hwy 19, branch established on 2008/04/22. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $51.1 mil, Deposits: $46.4 mil, headquarters in Trinity, TX, positive income, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Riverside travel time to work - commute Riverside mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverside city (based on Walker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.14%
Here: 33.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents58.1%13.1%8.1%4.4%2.6%
Congregations25.0%19.2%1.9%13.5%5.8%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.6%2.3%2.3%1.9%4.8%
Congregations3.8%3.8%1.9%1.9%23.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Walker County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walker County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Walker County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

30.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.0%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$141,714$1,700,5680$0
Sewerage 1$20,000$240,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$37,400$448,8001$20,000
Totals for Government 3$199,114$796,4561$20,000

Riverside government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $20,000 ($39.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($45.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($21.96)

Riverside government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $53,000 ($105.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($21.96)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $51,000 ($101.80)
    Property: $38,000 ($75.85)
    Public Utilities: $25,000 ($49.90)

Riverside government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $388,000 ($774.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $381,000 ($760.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($13.97)

Riverside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $356,000 ($710.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($9.98)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($49.90)

9.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.83%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  1.82% ($28,762 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.82% ($28,067)
from Trinity County, TX  0.43% ($29,459)


10.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.82%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Walker County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, TX  2.18% ($35,222 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  2.11% ($23,919)
to Trinity County, TX  0.38% ($27,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverside:

  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHCH (1400 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KYOK (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverside:

  • KUST (99.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAM-FM (101.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: HEH COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAXF (88.3 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSHU (90.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KETX-FM (92.3 FM; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Riverside:

  • KHXL-LP (Channel 7; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHTX-LP (Channel 30; HUNTSVILLE, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBTX-TV (Channel 3; BRYAN, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KETX-LP (Channel 5; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KCTL-LP (Channel 25; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTWC-LP (Channel 12; CROCKETT, TX; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Riverside, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26
See more detailed statistics of Riverside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • .9 Km S Int Tx 19 & Fm Rd 405 (Lat: 30.839444 Lon: -95.408333), Type: 77.1, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5013775609, Jpalme1@entergy.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station Hwy 980 (Lat: 30.852139 Lon: -95.398833), Call Sign: KXE588
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2001, Expiration Date: 02/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • RIVERSIDE B, 1321 Fm 405 (Lat: 30.843389 Lon: -95.408278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 73.1 m, Call Sign: WQKW396
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 10/06/2019, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • RIVTRIN, .9 Km S Int Tx 19 & Fm Rd 405 (Lat: 30.839444 Lon: -95.408333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: KYY66
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019
    Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:

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:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 15

Incident types - Riverside

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverside, TX
Most common first names in Riverside, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1171.0 years
William1172.4 years
Mary877.9 years
James669.5 years
Roy667.8 years
Charlie567.2 years
Robert564.8 years
Betty463.8 years
Fred477.5 years
Dorothy459.5 years
Most common last names in Riverside, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1077.9 years
Taylor683.3 years
Jordan570.0 years
Bacon573.4 years
Walker563.4 years
Johnson472.0 years
Fitzgerald482.0 years
Smith474.8 years
Williams465.2 years
Tubbs455.8 years
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