Riverview, Delaware

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Population in 2010: 2,456.
Population change since 2000: +55.1%
Males: 1,093  (44.5%)
Females: 1,363  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years

Zip codes: 19943.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $94,174 (it was $64,219 in 2000)
Riverview:

$94,174
DE:

$70,176

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,102 (it was $22,766 in 2000)

Riverview CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $264,707 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
Riverview:

$264,707
DE:

$261,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $269,078; detached houses: $273,933

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,597.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverview: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.5%
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  • Races in Riverview, DE (2019)
    • 1,65269.8%White alone
    • 52522.2%Black alone
    • 913.8%Two or more races
    • 753.2%American Indian alone
    • 261.1%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (20.3%), German (13.6%), English (8.2%), Irish (6.7%), Italian (6.0%), African (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 683 people per square mile   (low).

Riverview, Delaware map

79 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.3% Africa, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

3.3%
Delaware:

9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,240 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,123 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (41.3 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (61.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (69.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Woodside East, DE (1.6 miles ),
Viola, DE (1.7 miles),
Frederica, DE (1.8 miles ),
Felton, DE (1.8 miles ),
Central Kent, DE (1.8 miles ),
Magnolia, DE (1.9 miles ),
Woodside, DE (2.0 miles),
Rising Sun-Lebanon, DE (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.03 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Distribution of median household income in Riverview, DE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Riverview, DE in 2019

Property values in Riverview, DE

Riverview satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Delaware:

4.7%
Most common industries in Riverview, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Paper (5.5%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (21.9%)
  • Utilities (8.9%)
  • Paper (8.6%)
  • Chemicals (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.1%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Riverview, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Computer specialists (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Riverview, Delaware

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.7. This is about average.

City:

71.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00404. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00404
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Riverview-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1992, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Riverview place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1977, a category F2 tornado 2.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riverview-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Delaware state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from Riverview center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverview:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE VISITING NURSE ASSN (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CAMDEN, DE)
  • DELAWARE HOSPICE CENTRAL DIV (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER, KENT GENERAL CAMPUS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH - KENT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • BAYHEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE GREENTREE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)
  • COURTLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DOVER, DE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverview:

  • Delaware State University (about 11 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 12 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 24 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Cumberland County College (about 38 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Wilmington University (about 46 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 46 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • University of Delaware (about 47 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)

Points of interest:

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Reservoir: McGinnis Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hudson Branch (A), Pratt Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kent County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.9%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Riverview:

Marital status in Riverview, DE
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Riverview:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Delaware average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverview, DE (based on Kent County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,6795
Evangelical Protestant14,99279
Mainline Protestant14,93141
Black Protestant3,24518
Other2,71814
Orthodox1001
None109,645-
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: 24
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Kent County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
This county:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kent County:

10.9%
State:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.2%
State:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Delaware:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Riverview:

45.6%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Riverview:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Riverview:

21.8%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverview:

12.0%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Riverview:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Riverview:

34.2%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
Riverview:

57.2%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Riverview:

79.1%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverview, DE Residents

6.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.31% ($48,838 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  1.01% ($33,254)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.17% ($40,491)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.20%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sussex County, DE  1.14% ($39,974 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  1.08% ($46,206)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.10% ($35,254)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverview:

  • WIBF (1600 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: DIAMOND STATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDOV (1410 AM; 5 kW; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYUS (930 AM; 1 kW; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverview:

  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W261AE (100.1 FM; CAMDEN, DE; Owner: FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • W277AH (103.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W292CF (106.3 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverview:

  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W14CM (Channel 14; DOVER, DE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)

Riverview fatal accident list:

Apr 24, 2009 06:38 PM, Sr-15, Indian Point Road, Lat: 39.012514, Lon: -75.531606, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 2, 2009 02:57 AM, Sr-24, Lat: 39.014917, Lon: -75.534011, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.9mTotal length
  • $781,000Total costs
  • 27,688Total average daily traffic
  • 2,628Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,725Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Riverview, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverview, DE
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED11$236,5869$163,50471$206,8263$100,6332$160,9553$38,817
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$275,9901$60,7907$206,0431$119,2700$02$57,585
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$222,5574$106,96033$200,8474$65,0223$162,2807$66,140
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$121,8401$138,25017$212,9100$02$215,0750$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$208,5341$20,0100$01$101,570
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0422.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$319,8601$104,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$102,860
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0422.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverview, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Riverview, DE - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverview, DE
  • 42.5%Electricity
  • 24.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 9.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverview, DE
  • 100.0%Electricity


Riverview compared to Delaware state average:

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

Riverview on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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