For population 25 years and over in Riverton:
For population 15 years and over in Riverton village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $341 (3.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (120.6 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (516.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Inavale, NE (2.4 miles) , Franklin, NE (3.2 miles ), Red Cloud, NE (3.5 miles ), Campbell, NE (3.8 miles ), Bloomington, NE (3.8 miles) , Cowles, NE (4.2 miles) , Upland, NE (4.2 miles) , Bladen, NE (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 40.09 N, Longitude: 98.76 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 308
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-10.5%).
Average climate in Riverton, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Riverton-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 207% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Riverton village center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Riverton-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Riverton center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from Riverton center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Riverton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverton and their reported violations in the past:RIVERTON, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.7%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Riverton compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Riverton village (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Riverton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Riverton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Riverton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Riverton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,182 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,914 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 615
Total average daily truck traffic: 79
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 800
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1