Riverton, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 117 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 52  (45.3%)
Females: 65  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56401

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,680 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Riverton:

$47,680
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,082 (it was $19,406 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,727 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Riverton:

$91,727
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,148.

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    • 11497.4%White alone
    • 21.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Riverton: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.0%), Norwegian (14.7%), Swedish (11.8%), United States (10.3%), Scottish (6.9%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1228 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (very low).

Riverton, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Riverton:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverton city:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $855 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $450 (0.5%)

Riverton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (62.9 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (110.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (449.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ironton, MN (1.8 miles ), Trommald, MN (1.8 miles) , Crosby, MN (2.1 miles ), Merrifield, MN (2.4 miles) , Deerwood, MN (2.6 miles ), Cuyuna, MN (2.6 miles ), Brainerd, MN (3.2 miles ), Nisswa, MN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.46 N, Longitude: 94.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

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

5.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-9.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Average climate in Riverton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Riverton-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Riverton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riverton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from Riverton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from Riverton center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 349.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crow Wing County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverton:

  • HOMEHEALTH PARTNERSHIP (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CROSBY, MN)
  • CUYUNA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CROSBY, MN)
  • WOODHAVEN SENIOR COMM (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • BARNABAS HEALTH CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • MINNESOTA NEUROREHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • KINGWOOD COURT GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH ST JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 12 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 62 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 64 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 64 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 64 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 76 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Bemidji State University (about 81 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

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Crow Wing County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 61.9. This is about average.

City:

61.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.0%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Riverton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Riverton city (based on Crow Wing County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,48723
Catholic10,75113
Evangelical Protestant9,07349
Other5874
None28,602-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Crow Wing County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Crow Wing County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Crow Wing County:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Crow Wing County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.0%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$140
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$989
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$143
Sewerage 0$0 1$173
Water Supply 0$0 1$173
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$333
Totals for Government 0$0 16$1,951

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $26,000 ($222.22)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($196.58)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($111.11)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($59.83)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($42.74)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($34.19)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($25.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($17.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($25.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($333.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($68.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $8,000 ($68.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($102.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($205.13)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($230.77)
    NEC: $1,000 ($8.55)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $57,000 ($487.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $51,000 ($435.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($51.28)

5.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

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 Cass County, MN  0.67% ($24,178 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.57% ($52,367)
from Morrison County, MN  0.28% ($25,426)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, MN  0.62% ($40,193 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.51% ($29,403)
to St. Louis County, MN  0.25% ($28,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KVBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • K204ES (88.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKIN-FM (94.3 FM; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)
  • K216FS (91.1 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Riverton:

  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • KLKS-LP (Channel 46; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Mn Pwr 230 Kv Substn At Sw Corner Of City Limits (Lat: 46.452778 Lon: -94.064444), Type: 88.3, Overall height: 82.3 m
    Registrant: 2187222641, Www.Mpelectric.Com, 30 W SUPERIOR ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 230kv Substation (Lat: 46.452750 Lon: -94.064444), Call Sign: KAB401, Licensee ID: L00001853
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/1998, Expiration Date: 10/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2002
    Registrant: Minnesota Power Inc, 30 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802
  • Riverton 230 Kv Substation (Lat: 46.452750 Lon: -94.064444), Call Sign: KTE861, Licensee ID: L00001853
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2001, Expiration Date: 11/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2012
    Registrant: Minnesota Power Inc, 30 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802, Phone: (218) 720-2780
  • 1 Mi Se (Lat: 46.452750 Lon: -94.064444), Call Sign: WGM422
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 05/06/2021, Certifier: James L Goodin
    Registrant: B V Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • RIVERTON, Sw Crnr Riverton Vlg Cty Lmts At Mn Pwr 230 Kv Substation (Lat: 46.452722 Lon: -94.064417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WAY529
    Assigned Frequencies: 6705.00 MHz, 6378.22 MHz, 6386.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2009, Expiration Date: 07/21/2019
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • MS03NP273, Mn Pwr 230 Kv Substn At Sw Corner Of City Limits (Lat: 46.452778 Lon: -94.064444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQQC543
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 10/25/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • STATION, Within Mp Riverton 230 Kv Substation (Lat: 46.452722 Lon: -94.064417), Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WHH776
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.537 MHz, 928.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2002, Expiration Date: 08/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (218) 722-2641

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0MJA, Licensee ID: L00469288
    Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 02/19/2022, Certifier: Warren C Turnbloom
    Registrant: Warren C Turnbloom, 20886 County Rd 59, Riverton, MN 56455-2166

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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