Riverview, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +83.8%
Males: 105  (57.9%)
Females: 77  (42.1%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 36426

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,541 (it was $21,667 in 2000)
Riverview:

$38,541
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,585 (it was $13,783 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,780 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Riverview:

$59,780
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,736; Detached houses: $141,676; Mobile homes: $27,990

Median gross rent in 2016: $782.

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    • 18097.8%White alone
    • 31.6%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Riverview: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (18.5%), English (4.9%), German (3.7%), Italian (3.7%), British (1.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 441 people per square mile   (low).

Riverview, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Riverview:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverview town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $278 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $212 (0.4%)

Riverview satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (40.5 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (101.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (504.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: East Brewton, AL (1.5 miles ), Brewton, AL (2.0 miles ), Dixonville, FL (2.2 miles) , Mount Carmel, FL (2.6 miles ), Pollard, AL (2.7 miles) , East Escambia, AL (2.8 miles ), Fidelis, FL (2.9 miles) , Jay, FL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 31.06 N, Longitude: 87.06 W

Riverview household income distribution Riverview home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (35%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Riverview, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Riverview-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Riverview town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/3/1968, a category F3 tornado 4.3 miles away from the town center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riverview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 333.6 miles away from Riverview center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 162.7 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 293.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 121.5 miles away from Riverview center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Escambia County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverview:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BREWTON (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BREWTON, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF BREWTON (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BREWTON, AL)
  • D W MCMILLAN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BREWTON, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BREWTON, AL)
  • DIALYSIS AFFILIATES OF SOUTH ALABAMA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BREWTON, AL)
  • D W MCMILLAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; BREWTON, AL)
  • JAY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JAY, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverview:

  • The University of West Florida (about 37 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 41 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 46 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 50 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 62 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 65 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 72 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

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Church in Riverview: Antioch Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Escambia 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 2016: 13.2%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Riverview town (based on Escambia County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,91788
Black Protestant2,16410
Mainline Protestant1,84918
Other5546
Catholic5302
None15,305-
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: 9
Escambia County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Escambia County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Escambia County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Escambia County:

35.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.0%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Riverview:

36.5%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.3%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverview:

8.0%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Riverview:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.0%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Riverview:

71.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverview, AL 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,187
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,265
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,452

4.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Alabama average:

6.02%

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 Escambia County, FL  0.83% ($29,082 average AGI)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.57% ($26,582)
from Conecuh County, AL  0.41% ($23,917)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
Alabama average:

6.06%

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 Escambia County, FL  0.97% ($28,452 average AGI)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.68% ($37,494)
to Santa Rosa County, FL  0.30% ($29,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverview:

  • WEBJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; BREWTON, AL; Owner: CANDY CASHMAN SMITH, INDIVIDUAL)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverview:

  • WKNU (106.3 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: ELLINGTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGCX (95.7 FM; NAVARRE, FL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WELJ (90.9 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: GATEWAY PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNU (101.1 FM; REPTON, AL; Owner: BRANTLEY BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)

TV broadcast stations around Riverview:

  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

Riverview fatal accident list:

Jun 4, 1983 10:00 PM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1976 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1975 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $1,079,000Total costs
  • 4,202Total average daily traffic
  • 307Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,900Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)

Riverview compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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