Riverview, Delaware

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Population in 2010: 2,456. Population change since 2000: +55.1%
Males: 1,126  (45.9%)
Females: 1,330  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Delaware median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19943.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $89,779 (it was $64,219 in 2000)
Riverview:

$89,779
DE:

$61,757

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,335 (it was $22,766 in 2000)

Riverview CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $247,206 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
Riverview:

$247,206
DE:

$243,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $249,566; Detached houses: $256,399; Mobile homes: $136,979
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  • Races in Riverview, DE (2016)

    Riverview races chart
    • 2,02366.3%White alone
    • 66821.9%Black alone
    • 2698.8%Two or more races
    • 551.8%American Indian alone
    • 270.9%Hispanic
    • 220.7%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Riverview: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.3%), German (14.1%), African (8.1%), English (6.2%), Irish (5.5%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

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

Riverview,DE real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Riverview:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riverview CDP:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

150 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 1.5% Africa, 1.0% Asia).

This place:

4.9%
Delaware:

8.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,094 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,170 (0.4%)

Riverview satellite photo by USGS

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

Riverview household income distribution Riverview home values distribution

Property values in Riverview, DE

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Delaware:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)

Work and jobs in Riverview: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Riverview, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Delaware state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 Riverview center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from Riverview center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kent County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
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, Water Shortage: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.1%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Delaware average:

11.6

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Religion statistics for Riverview CDP (based on Kent County data)

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
Kent 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
Kent County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Kent County:

31.2%
Delaware:

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

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Delaware average:

5.01%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($984 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.17%
Delaware average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Castle County, DE  1.21% ($37,860 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.14% ($35,747)
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.09% ($35,772)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,597 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Delaware average:

4.68%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,634 average AGI)
Kent County:

0.26%
Delaware average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Castle County, DE  1.01% ($36,003 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.09% ($27,250)
to Cecil County, MD  0.06% ($35,889)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $203,000Total costs
  • 6,552Total average daily traffic
  • 382Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,751Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Riverview compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.

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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