Riverton, Utah

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Population in 2017: 43,344 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +73.3%
Males: 21,877  (50.5%)
Females: 21,467  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

31.7 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84095.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $94,530 (it was $63,980 in 2000)
Riverton:

$94,530
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,409 (it was $17,643 in 2000)

Riverton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $340,616 (it was $173,300 in 2000)
Riverton:

$340,616
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $344,235; detached houses: $367,148; townhouses or other attached units: $275,511; in 2-unit structures: $281,545; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $218,006; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,531; mobile homes: $63,386; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $217,731

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,365.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverton: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.1%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 50.7% for other race residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Riverton, UT (2017)
    • 38,09688.3%White alone
    • 2,9116.7%Hispanic
    • 4761.1%Asian alone
    • 4221.0%Two or more races
    • 3230.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1450.3%Black alone
    • 750.2%American Indian alone
    • 180.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Utah and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Riverton, Utah as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Riverton is 1,470 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: English (25.3%), American (14.8%), German (8.2%), European (8.1%), Danish (3.9%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 4435 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,448 people per square mile   (average).

Riverton, Utah map

1,412 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.3%
Utah:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,313 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,258 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Jordan, UT (6.0 miles , pop. 68,336).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (347.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (483.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

South Jordan, UT (1.7 miles ),
Bluffdale, UT (1.8 miles ),
Herriman, UT (2.0 miles ),
Bingham, UT (2.0 miles ),
Draper, UT (2.1 miles ),
White City, UT (2.4 miles ),
West Jordan, UT (2.5 miles ),
Sandy, UT (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.52 N, Longitude: 111.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,837 (-25.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,704 (17.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Riverton, UT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Riverton, UT in 2017
Riverton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Utah:

3.0%
Historical population in Riverton, UT
Historical housing units in Riverton, UT

Population change in the 1990s: +13,776 (+122.6%).
Most common industries in Riverton, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Riverton, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Riverton, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Riverton, Utah environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.23. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0394. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0394
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Riverton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 281% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 291.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 263.5 miles away from Riverton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from Riverton center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 355.3 miles away from Riverton center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 333.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Salt Lake County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Riverton:

  • CHERRY TREE HOSPICE, LLC (12141 SOUTH 2735 WEST)
  • RIVERTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 3741 WEST 12600 SOUTH)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN CARE - RIVERTON (3419 WEST 12600 SOUTH)

Heliports located in Riverton:

Amtrak station near Riverton:

  • 17 miles: SALT LAKE CITY (320 S. RIO GRANDE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:

  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 11 miles; Murray, UT; Full-time enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 11 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 13 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 16 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 18 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 18 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Utah Valley University (about 21 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)

Public high schools in Riverton:

  • SOUTH HILLS MIDDLE (Students: 1,149, Location: 13508 S 4000 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • RIVERTON HIGH (Location: 12476 S SILVERWOLF WAY (2700 W, Grades: 10-12)
  • OQUIRRH HILLS MIDDLE (Location: 12949 S 2700 W, Grades: 7-9)
  • KAURI SUE HAMILTON (Location: 2827 W 13400 S, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

  • MIDAS CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 1,009, Location: 11901 S PARK HAVEN LANE, Grades: KG-6)
  • ROSAMOND SCHOOL (Students: 807, Location: 12195 S 1975 W, Grades: KG-6)
  • RIVERTON SCHOOL (Location: 13150 S 1830 W, Grades: KG-6)
  • SOUTHLAND SCHOOL (Location: 12675 S 2700 W, Grades: KG-6)
  • ROSE CREEK SCHOOL (Location: 12812 S 3600 W, Grades: KG-6)
  • FOOTHILLS SCHOOL (Location: 13717 S SHAGGY PEAK, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

  • ST ANDREW (Students: 264, Location: 11835 S 3600 W, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI AT RIVERTON (Students: 107, Location: 12765 S 1400 W, Grades: UG-8)
See full list of schools located in Riverton

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Riverton: Riverton Plaza (A), Unified Fire Authority Station 120 (B), Riverton Community Center (C), Unified Fire Authority Station 121 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Riverton: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park South (1), Riverton City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Riverton: Riverton City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Nazzise Racing & Repair (Tours & Charters; 3305 West 12600 South) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Bluffdale City - Court (14175 South Redwood Road) (1), Riverton City - Department- Justice Court (12765 South 1400 West) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jake Schroeder - College basketball player (Portland State Vikings), Joe Darger - College basketball player (UNLV Rebels).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverton and their reported violations in the past:

RIVERTON CITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 38,753, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
HEBER VALLEY CAMP (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MIA SHALOM RECREATION CAMP (Population served: 1,002, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ASPEN CREST GIRLS CAMP (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In FEB-24-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ERDA WARD (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LITTLE THUNDER CAMP (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PALMYRA LDS WARD (Population served: 550, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PAYSON W STAKE 12-13 WARD (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-08-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-08-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Riverton that have no violations reported:

  • BENJAMIN WARD (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE SHORE WARD (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMP AERIE (LDS GIRLS CAMP) (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WANSHIP MEETING HOUSE (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HELAMAN HOLLOW RECREATION CAMP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CALLAO LDS CHURCH (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ZIONS PEAK CAMP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.7 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

88.6%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Riverton in 2010:

  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Riverton in 2000:

  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Riverton (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Riverton Banking Center at 3793 West 13400 South, branch established on 2007/08/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Riverton Branch at 1750 W. 12600 S., branch established on 1982/04/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Zions First National Bank: Riverton Marketplace at 1777 West 12600 South, branch established on 1998/03/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Bank of American Fork: Riverton Office Branch at 2691 West 12600 South, branch established on 2007/03/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $890.2 mil, Deposits: $781.2 mil, headquarters in American Fork, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: People's Utah Bancorp
  • First Utah Bank: Riverton Office at 12600 South 4168 West, branch established on 2008/03/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.4 mil, Deposits: $215.2 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Utah Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Riverton Albertsons Branch at 1784 West 12600 South, branch established on 2004/11/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Riverton:

Marital status in Riverton, UT
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Riverton:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Utah average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Riverton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverton, UT (based on Salt Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other622,8071,452
Catholic84,34224
Evangelical Protestant27,497144
Mainline Protestant12,78938
Orthodox5,3527
Black Protestant1,3026
None275,566-
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: 146
Salt Lake County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
Salt Lake County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Salt Lake County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Salt Lake County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 558
This county:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Salt Lake County:

6.5%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.7%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Riverton:

51.9%
Utah:

45.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverton:

8.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Riverton:

60.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Riverton:

82.5%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverton, UT Residents
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
Streets and Highways 22$103,814$56,6260$0
Water Supply 17$61,465$43,3870$0
Other Government Administration 14$86,218$73,9010$0
Financial Administration 11$49,616$54,1270$0
Other and Unallocable 8$36,885$55,3281$1,145
Parks and Recreation 8$32,694$49,0411$762
Judicial and Legal 6$29,515$59,0300$0
Police - Other 3$10,849$43,3960$0
Welfare 1$2,650$31,8000$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 90$413,706$55,1612$1,907

Riverton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,157,000 ($26.69)
    Water Utilities: $224,000 ($5.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000 ($3.85)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($1.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($0.30)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,340,000 ($53.99)
    General - Other: $2,086,000 ($48.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,748,000 ($40.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,128,000 ($26.02)
    Financial Administration: $999,000 ($23.05)
    Natural Resources - Other: $997,000 ($23.00)
    Central Staff Services: $984,000 ($22.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $865,000 ($19.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000 ($12.46)
    General Public Buildings: $475,000 ($10.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $349,000 ($8.05)
    Health - Other: $189,000 ($4.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $110,000 ($2.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $48,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $595,000 ($13.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $189,000 ($4.36)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($1.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,265,000 ($121.47)

Riverton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,645,000 ($107.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $906,000 ($20.90)
    Natural Resources - Other: $835,000 ($19.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $390,000 ($9.00)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($6.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $75,000 ($1.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $261,000 ($6.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $125,000 ($2.88)
    Interest Earnings: $119,000 ($2.75)
    Sale of Property: $57,000 ($1.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $51,000 ($1.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,943,000 ($114.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $825,000 ($19.03)
    General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($1.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,885,000 ($89.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,894,000 ($43.70)
    Other License: $654,000 ($15.09)
    Property: $205,000 ($4.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000 ($2.68)

Riverton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $240,000,000 ($5537.10)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $240,000,000 ($5537.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,162,000 ($49.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,162,000 ($49.88)

Riverton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $240,000,000 ($5537.10)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Utah County, UT  0.94% ($50,623 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.56% ($50,654)
from Weber County, UT  0.18% ($38,931)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Utah average:

6.65%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($706 average AGI)
Salt Lake County:

0.06%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Utah County, UT  0.77% ($57,427 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.64% ($53,423)
to Tooele County, UT  0.25% ($49,742)
Businesses in Riverton, UT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AT&T2McDonald's2
Arby's1Nike1
Carl\s Jr.1Panda Express1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
DHL1Payless1
Discount Tire1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
IHOP1UPS2
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KSOP (1370 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUER-FM (90.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-FM (89.1 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KURR (99.5 FM; BOUNTIFUL, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEE-FM (98.7 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K248AK (97.5 FM; DRAPER, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverton:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KULC (Channel 9; OGDEN, UT; Owner: UTAH STATE BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KUED (Channel 7; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KBYU-TV (Channel 11; PROVO, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • K59GS (Channel 59; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSL-TV (Channel 5; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUWB (Channel 30; OGDEN, UT; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF UTAH, LLC)
  • KTVX (Channel 4; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJZZ-TV (Channel 14; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LARRY H. MILLER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTU (Channel 13; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KTMW (Channel 20; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUBX-LP (Channel 58; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCBU (Channel 32; PROVO, UT; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Riverton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.9mTotal length
  • 190,506Total average daily traffic
  • 18,709Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Riverton, UT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 101990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverton, UT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Riverton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Riverton, UT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 448 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Riverton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED170$248,608152$256,5851,377$225,94333$111,02515$194,9252$134,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$242,00011$238,255129$236,9453$113,3333$200,5930$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$269,26916$302,479316$266,7158$101,00016$208,9931$130,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$239,5227$279,000213$249,9836$172,1674$179,7501$75,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$254,6672$283,00036$268,3291$184,0001$172,8600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1130.13 , 1130.14, 1130.15, 1130.16, 1130.17, 1130.18

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$280,29242$279,214
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$286,80925$306,941
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$281,2507$316,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$300,1675$299,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$301,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1130.13 , 1130.14, 1130.15, 1130.16, 1130.17, 1130.18

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverton, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverton, UT - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 88
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Riverton, UT

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverton, UT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverton, UT
  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverton, UT
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Riverton compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Riverton on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #34 (84095) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 (84095) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (84095) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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