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Palm Beach County

Population in 2012: 33,129 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 

Males: 15,841  (47.8%)
Females: 17,288  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Florida median age:  41.3 years

Zip codes: 33404.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,719 (it was $32,111 in 2000)
Riviera Beach:

$34,719
Florida:

$44,299
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,108

Riviera Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $135,562 (it was $87,800 in 2000)
Riviera Beach:

$135,562
Florida:

$151,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $253,887; Detached houses: $223,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $159,719; In 2-unit structures: $171,875; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,179; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $582,756; Mobile homes: $132,091; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $115,476

Median gross rent in 2011: $968.

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  • Black alone - 21,540 (66.3%)
  • White alone - 7,088 (21.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,398 (7.4%)
  • Asian alone - 901 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 428 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 54 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 42 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Riviera Beach: 100.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: West Indian (8.5%), United States (4.9%), German (3.9%), Irish (3.8%), Italian (3.4%), English (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 8.34 square miles.

Population density: 3975 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Riviera Beach:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Riviera Beach city:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

5,018 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America).

This city:  15.4%
Florida:  18.8%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in Riviera Beach, Florida as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Riviera Beach to the number of sex offenders is 768 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,039 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,163 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Palm Beach, FL (4.8 miles , pop. 82,103).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (65.1 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (954.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lake Park, FL (1.2 miles ), Mangonia Park, FL (1.3 miles ), Palm Beach Shores, FL (1.4 miles ), North Palm Beach, FL (1.6 miles ), Lakeside Green, FL (2.0 miles ), Palm Beach Gardens, FL (2.1 miles ), Juno Ridge, FL (2.2 miles ), Palm Beach, FL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 1998: 132 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2002: 287 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2003: 428 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2004: 673 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2005: 890 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2006: 275 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $252,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $633,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 26.78 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,261 (+10.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,003 (15.3%)

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Crime rates in Riviera Beach by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10105101312101312914711
per 100,000 31.932.616.032.240.136.129.135.332.424.237.221.333.0
Rapes 244830281011131491613169
per 100,000 76.5156.696.090.330.833.137.938.024.343.034.548.627.0
Robberies 21018818023319124025420114921412510086
per 100,000 669.5613.2576.0751.3588.8721.7739.6546.3402.3574.5332.1303.7258.2
Assaults 337327327365335392626555486438432399334
per 100,000 1074.41066.61046.41176.91032.71178.71822.81508.41312.11175.91147.81211.61002.7
Burglaries 2,0067891,1111,0498428911,073773879807638749520
per 100,000 6395.72573.63555.23382.52595.72679.23124.52100.82373.22166.61695.12274.51561.1
Thefts 1,6531,4691,7851,7261,3181,4351,5901,3671,3501,2241,0501,031983
per 100,000 5270.24791.65712.05565.44063.14315.04629.93715.23644.83286.22789.83130.82951.2
Auto thefts 570575999575443576486356302217163146121
per 100,000 1817.31875.53196.81854.11365.71732.01415.2967.5815.4582.6433.1443.4363.3
Arson 61312151120205814745
per 100,000 19.142.438.448.433.960.158.213.621.637.618.612.115.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 1353.11116.61231.71212.8947.41056.21199.6945.7849.8825.1700.5739.4626.0

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Crime rate in Riviera Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 141 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Florida average:

2.45

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Riviera Beach, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,308 (+8.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Riviera Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Riviera Beach city center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/8/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Riviera Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riviera Beach topographic map

Birthplace of: Devin Hester - Football wide receiver, Alonzo Gee - Basketball player, Anthony Carter (American football) - College football player, Emanuel Cook - Player of football, Kyle Marks - College basketball player (Nebraska Cornhuskers), Robert Harris (American football) - Player of football.


Hospitals/medical centers near Riviera Beach:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; WEST PALM BEACH, FL)
  • JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; JUPITER, FL)
  • PALM BEACH GARDENS MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Riviera Beach, FL

Amtrak station near Riviera Beach:

  • 5 miles: WEST PALM BEACH (201 S. TAMARIND AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.rivierabch.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riviera Beach:

  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 3 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,419)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach (about 5 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 12 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 10,525)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 29 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 14,899)
  • Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale (about 42 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 10,580)
  • Broward College (about 46 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 13,490)
  • University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus (about 47 miles; Plantation, FL; FT enrollment: 2,431)

Private high school in Riviera Beach:

  • R J HENDLEY CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 268; Location: 2800 AVE R; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Riviera Beach:

  • PALM BEACH SDA BILINGUAL SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: 2850 AVE F; Grades: KG - 10)
See full list of schools located in Riviera Beach, map of school districts: PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Riviera Beach:

  • RIVIERA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $676,262; Location: 600 W. BLUE HERON BLVD.; 81,300 books; 115 e-books; 2,528 audio materials; 1,591 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 138 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Riviera Beach: Weston Hills Country Club (A), Riviera Power Plant (B), Agram Railroad Station (C), Dyer Railroad Station (D), Port of Palm Beach Junction (E), Riviera Beach Siding (F), Northlake Square (G), Lindsey Davis Senior Community Center (H), Riviera Beach Public Library (I), Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Station 1 Headquarters (J), Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Station 2 (K), Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Station 3 (L), Riviera Beach Fire Rescue Station 4 (M), Riviera Beach Police Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rivera Beach Shopping Center (1), Cyberspeed Mall (2), Riviera Beach Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Riviera Beach include: Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (A), Memorial Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Rita Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Divaduck Amphibious Tours (6746 White Drive).

Hotel: Barbizon Lodge (3334 Broadway).

 
Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.8. This is better than average.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.569. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.569
U.S.:

0.401
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.75. This is significantly worse than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.75
U.S.:

3.97
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 8.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.03
U.S.:

11.08
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.90. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.90
U.S.:

9.59

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

CITY OF RIVIERA BEACH UTILITY SPECIAL DI (Population served: 31500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.1%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 56.0% for other race residents, 45.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Riviera Beach, FL

People in group quarters in Riviera Beach in 2010:

  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)

People in group quarters in Riviera Beach in 2000:

  • 163 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.

Riviera Beach compared to Florida state average:

Riviera Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Riviera Beach (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Singer Island Bridge Office at 155 E Blue Heron Blvd, branch established on 2006/12/21. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • TD Bank, National Association: Riviera Branch at 2000 West Blue Heron Blvd, branch established on 2007/08/04. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Singer Island Branch at 1100 E Blue Heron Blvd, branch established on 2007/01/22. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Singer Island Branch at 1200 East Blue Heron Boulevard, branch established on 1974/02/04. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • BankAtlantic: Riviera Beach Branch at 2600 Broadway, branch established on 1984/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,648.1 mil, Deposits: $3,293.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Riviera Beach, Florida:

  • Riviera Beach Motel, 3124 Broadway, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
  • Ocean Lane Motel & Apartments, 186 E Blue Heron Blvd, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
  • Island Queen Motel & Apartments, 1257 Is Rd, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
  • Days Inn Oceanfront Resort, 2700 Ocean Dr, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 , Fax: (561) 844-0999
  • Sands Hotel, 2401 BCH CT, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 , Phone: (561) 842-2602
  • Superior Quality Inn, 3501 Broadway, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
  • Rutledge Inn Resort-motel&a, 3730 Ocean Dr, Riviera Beach, FL 33404 , Fax: (561) 840-1787
  • Oleander Motel & Apartments, 2620 East Way, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Riviera Beach, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Riviera Beach travel time to work - commute


Riviera Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Riviera Beach (based on Palm Beach County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.92%
Here55.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents47.5%26.4%6.7%2.9%2.4%
Congregations7.5%9.4%11.1%4.6%1.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.8%1.3%1.1%1.1%8.8%
Congregations4.6%3.4%2.3%2.9%52.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Palm Beach County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
Palm Beach County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Palm Beach County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Palm Beach County:

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 21$64,207$36,6904$7,190
Other Government Administration 66$249,496$45,36310$19,247
Judicial and Legal 6$12,777$25,5542$2,384
Police Protection - Officers 105$361,537$41,3192$4,995
Police - Other 28$92,868$39,80121$17,392
Firefighters 71$266,141$44,9820$0
Fire - Other 2$6,120$36,7200$0
Streets and Highways 51$121,313$28,5441$662
Water Transport and Terminals 10$23,109$27,7313$8,519
Sewerage 8$22,323$33,4850$0
Parks and Recreation 30$71,071$28,42817$20,378
Housing and Community Development(Local) 25$71,272$34,2110$0
Water Supply 47$130,145$33,2290$0
Local Libraries 7$19,254$33,0070$0
Other and Unallocable 32$51,587$19,3450$0
Totals for Government 509$1,563,220$36,85460$80,767

Riviera Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $2,027,000 ($61.19)
    Regular Highways: $729,000 ($22.00)
    Libraries: $103,000 ($3.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,561,000 ($288.60)
    Fire Protection: $5,805,000 ($175.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,541,000 ($137.07)
    Water Utilities: $4,377,000 ($132.12)
    Central Staff Services: $3,637,000 ($109.78)
    Sewerage: $2,918,000 ($88.08)
    Regular Highways: $2,276,000 ($68.70)
    Financial Administration: $1,246,000 ($37.61)
    General - Other: $992,000 ($29.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $909,000 ($27.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000 ($19.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $529,000 ($15.97)
    Libraries: $347,000 ($10.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($7.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $20,811,000 ($628.18)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $7,520,000 ($226.99)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $3,663,000 ($110.57)
    Benefit Payments: $2,748,000 ($82.95)
    Withdrawals: $77,000 ($2.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $307,000 ($9.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $389,000 ($11.74)
    Police Protection: $233,000 ($7.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $127,000 ($3.83)
    Central Staff: $51,000 ($1.54)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($0.94)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.27)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,657,000 ($623.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $591,000 ($17.84)

Riviera Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,425,000 ($133.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,765,000 ($53.28)
    All Other: $94,000 ($2.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($1.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $5,509,000 ($166.29)
    From Local Government: $1,682,000 ($50.77)
    Local Employee Contribution: $784,000 ($23.67)
    From Other Government: $168,000 ($5.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $268,000 ($8.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,730,000 ($52.22)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,224,000 ($36.95)
    Rents: $161,000 ($4.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,638,000 ($200.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,878,000 ($86.87)
    All Other: $1,800,000 ($54.33)
    Health & Hospitals: $529,000 ($15.97)
    Highways: $260,000 ($7.85)
  • Tax - Property: $14,321,000 ($432.28)
    Public Utilities: $5,661,000 ($170.88)
    NEC: $1,129,000 ($34.08)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,088,000 ($32.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $228,000 ($6.88)

Riviera Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,075,000 ($304.11)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,485,000 ($195.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,696,000 ($51.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,205,000 ($277.85)
    Other, NEC: $4,220,000 ($127.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $870,000 ($26.26)
    Other, NEC: $569,000 ($17.18)

Riviera Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,704,000 ($111.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $16,498,000 ($497.99)
    Total Other Securities: $7,732,000 ($233.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,367,000 ($765.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $165,000 ($4.98)

6.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($77,359 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,095 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.18%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Broward County, FL  1.49% ($51,198 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($44,535)
from Nassau County, NY  0.17% ($119,286)


6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($676 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Broward County, FL  1.00% ($43,692 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.46% ($46,102)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.30% ($34,307)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riviera Beach:

  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WBZT (1230 AM; 1 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riviera Beach:

  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W296AW (107.1 FM; MANGONIA PARK, FL; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W262AE (100.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riviera Beach:

  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Riviera Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 238 meters (781ft)
Total average daily traffic: 662,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 42,664

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 3
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Riviera Beach, FL


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • TIMOTHY A LEWIS, 2400 Port West Blvd (Lat: 26.769444 Lon: -80.097500), Type: 127.4, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 3055522559, Richard_g_nelson@fpl.Com, 9250 W. FLAGLER STREET
  • 2400 Port West Blvd (Lat: 26.769444 Lon: -80.097500), Type: 127.4, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 3055222557, , 9250 W FLAGLER ST
  • 3900 Byron Drive (Lat: 26.784444 Lon: -80.100833), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 501 Ave S (Lat: 26.767000 Lon: -80.078944), Call Sign: WNNQ384
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2003, Expiration Date: 02/22/2014, Certifier: Richard A Eifler
    Registrant: Kandel And Associates, LLC, 601 Nw 71 Avenue, Plantation, FL 33317-1122, Phone: (954) 791-4275, Email:
  • Avenue U & 9th St (Lat: 26.770889 Lon: -80.083667), Call Sign: KNIS934
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 03/15/2014
    Registrant: City Of West Palm Beach, 600 Banyan Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33402, Phone: (561) 822-1790, Fax: (561) 822-1893, Email:
  • 1581 W Blue Heron Blvd (Lat: 26.775000 Lon: -80.058333), Call Sign: WPTZ293
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2002, Expiration Date: 01/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139, Email:
  • Lat: 26.768056 Lon: -80.057222, Call Sign: WPUF346
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, 159.840 MHz, 159.960 MHz, 159.975 MHz, 160.005 MHz, 160.035 MHz, 160.200 MHz, 159.630 MHz, 159.495 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2002, Expiration Date: 02/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2012, Certifier: Ruben Spinrad
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 26.769500 Lon: -80.053083, Call Sign: WPXA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.262 MHz, 461.437 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 466.262 MHz, 466.437 MHz, 466.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Ruben Spinrad
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 26.779889 Lon: -80.089000, Call Sign: WQFW205
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz, 152.915 MHz, 152.960 MHz, 152.990 MHz, 154.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2006, Expiration Date: 10/18/2016, Certifier: Cary Showalter
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 26.784056 Lon: -80.065028, Call Sign: WQPB661
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/29/2022, Certifier: Mary Mckinney
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riviera Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Riviera Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$111,98776$277,507106$207,5894$91,2101$3,578,18065$252,7883$84,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$95,03921$194,28114$194,4681$293,0001$3,207,39014$217,2241$54,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$137,00235$217,177148$212,73319$50,4590$058$217,9454$66,748
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$137,34616$213,29652$243,4192$34,9100$018$243,4980$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$93,7669$243,30319$196,9271$140,0300$09$259,9680$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Riviera Beach, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$80,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$211,1481$175,8801$207,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$95,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$171,1070$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 174
  • Hazardous Condition: 131
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Riviera Beach


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riviera Beach, FL
Businesses in Riviera Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Penske1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx5Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Haworth1Tire Kingdom1
KFC1Travelodge1
Marriott1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS2
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Riviera Beach, FL


Riviera Beach on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 (33404) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #61 (33404) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bahamian first ancestries"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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