Riverton, Wyoming

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Population in 2019: 10,772 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.7%
Males: 5,632  (52.3%)
Females: 5,140  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Wyoming median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 82501.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,244 (it was $31,531 in 2000)
Riverton:

$53,244
WY:

$65,003

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,370 (it was $16,720 in 2000)

Riverton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,253 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Riverton:

$167,253
WY:

$235,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $192,799; detached houses: $215,565; townhouses or other attached units: $162,293; mobile homes: $23,453

Median gross rent in 2019: $771.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverton: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for American Indian residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Riverton, WY (2019)
    • 7,65770.6%White alone
    • 1,60214.8%Hispanic
    • 1,0359.5%American Indian alone
    • 3623.3%Two or more races
    • 1421.3%Black alone
    • 540.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Riverton, Wyoming as of December 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Riverton is 163 to 1.


Crime rates in Riverton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.9)
2
(18.8)
2
(18.7)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(52.4)
7
(71.5)
10
(100.9)
2
(19.8)
5
(47.1)
4
(37.4)
15
(136.1)
4
(36.2)
6
(54.3)
7
(63.6)
8
(73.4)
4
(36.3)
5
(45.1)
19
(172.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(31.5)
1
(10.2)
3
(30.3)
2
(19.8)
7
(66.0)
1
(9.3)
3
(27.2)
5
(45.2)
3
(27.1)
6
(54.5)
4
(36.7)
5
(45.3)
7
(63.2)
1
(9.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
30
(314.6)
24
(245.0)
19
(191.8)
26
(256.8)
29
(273.2)
32
(299.1)
23
(208.6)
36
(325.6)
22
(199.0)
29
(263.3)
34
(311.8)
25
(226.7)
14
(126.4)
15
(136.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(576.8)
49
(500.3)
31
(312.9)
45
(444.5)
58
(546.5)
30
(280.4)
30
(272.1)
41
(370.8)
30
(271.3)
70
(635.6)
52
(476.8)
41
(371.8)
29
(261.8)
52
(472.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
303
(3,177)
337
(3,441)
414
(4,179)
474
(4,682)
462
(4,353)
440
(4,112)
500
(4,535)
498
(4,504)
399
(3,609)
460
(4,177)
521
(4,778)
467
(4,235)
278
(2,510)
332
(3,017)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(230.7)
31
(316.5)
15
(151.4)
21
(207.4)
15
(141.3)
33
(308.4)
24
(217.7)
24
(217.1)
19
(171.9)
23
(208.8)
37
(339.3)
28
(253.9)
25
(225.7)
42
(381.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(94.4)
2
(20.4)
5
(50.5)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.7)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(45.4)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.0)
6
(54.5)
City-Data.com crime index300.2307.2349.6327.9373.5338.7394.7331.1268.5366.3402.0321.8217.1406.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Riverton, WY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 41 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.45
Wyoming average:

2.39
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Ancestries: German (14.3%), European (5.9%), Irish (5.1%), English (4.8%), American (3.8%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 9.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,102 people per square mile   (low).

Riverton, Wyoming map

257 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Wyoming:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,108 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,309 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (186.0 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (280.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (686.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Arapahoe, WY (2.0 miles ),
Hudson, WY (3.6 miles ),
Wind River, WY (3.8 miles ),
Johnstown, WY (4.1 miles ),
Ethete, WY (4.2 miles ),
Shoshoni, WY (4.5 miles ),
Pavillion, WY (4.6 miles),
Lander, WY (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.03 N, Longitude: 108.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,094 (+10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,140 (66.5%)

Area code: 307

Distribution of median household income in Riverton, WY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Riverton, WY in 2019
Riverton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Wyoming:

4.9%
Historical population in Riverton, WY
Historical housing units in Riverton, WY
Most common occupations in Riverton, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)

Average climate in Riverton, Wyoming

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Riverton, Wyoming environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 45.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.14
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 0.865. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.865
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 3.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.14
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Riverton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wyoming state average. It is 1097% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Riverton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 163.1 miles away from Riverton center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from Riverton center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 500.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Riverton topographic map

Main business address for: US ENERGY CORP (METAL MINING), CRESTED CORP (BITUMINOUS COAL & LIGNITE MINING).

Hospitals and medical centers in Riverton:

  • LITTLE WIND HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (716 COLLEGE VIEW DRIVE, SUITE C)
  • RIVERTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 2100 W SUNSET DR)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF RIVERTON (514 E PERSHING AVENUE, SUITE C)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - WIND RIVER (1002 FOREST DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Riverton:

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College/University in Riverton:

  • Central Wyoming College (Full-time enrollment: 1,346; Location: 2660 Peck Avenue; Public; Website: www.cwc.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverton:

  • Casper College (about 106 miles; Casper, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,770)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 109 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Sheridan College (about 141 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 179 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Wyotech-Laramie (about 186 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 2,765)
  • University of Wyoming (about 188 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 10,810)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 192 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Public high schools in Riverton:

  • RIVERTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 780, Location: 2001 WEST SUNSET, Grades: 9-12)
  • ARAPAHOE CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 189 LEFT HAND DITCH RD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Riverton:

Private elementary/middle school in Riverton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Riverton: Riverton Country Club (A), Wyoming Penitentiary Farm (B), Riverton Regional Airport Fire Station (C), Wyoming Fire Academy (D), Fremont County Emergency Medical Services (E), Fremont County Fire Protection District Headquarters (F), Riverton Volunteer Fire Department (G), Riverton Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Riverton include: US ENERGY CORP (A), CRESTED CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Riverton Museum (700 East Park Avenue) (1), Wind River Heritage Center (Museums; 412 East Fremont Avenue) (2), Libraries - Riverton (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1330 West Park Avenue) (3), Goodbuddy's Coin Op CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 810 Belinda Drive) (4), Electric Game Place (Amusement & Theme Parks; 112 South 3rd Street East) (5), Mustang Music & Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 880 Freedom Drive) (6), Timberline Wildlife Taxidermy (Tours & Charters; 12553 US Highway 26) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Mountain View Motel (720 West Main Street) (1), Jackpine Motel (120 South Federal Boulevard) (2), Days Inn (909 West Main Street) (3), Thunderbird Motel (302 East Fremont Avenue) (4), Driftwood Inn Inc (611 West Main Street) (5), Comfort Inn & Suites (2020 North Federal Boulevard) (6), Sundowner Station Motel (1616 North Federal Boulevard) (7), Driftwood Inn Motel (611 West Main Street) (8), Hi-Lo Motel (414 North Federal Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Fremont County Wyoming - Circuit Court (818 South Federal Boulevard) (1), Riverton Wyoming - Municipal Court (816 North Federal Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bucky Jacobsen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Seattle Mariners, born: Aug 30, 1975), Chance Phelps - Marine, Lance Deal - Athletics competitor, Ashlynn Yennie - Actor, Nick Bebout - Football player.

Fremont County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

HUDSON, TOWN OF (Population served: 450, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JAN-31-2006. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-09-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (SEP-21-2004)
GARDENS NORTH HOMEOWNERS ASSN (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
B&K MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-07-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (OCT-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010), Fed FAO issued (OCT-20-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010), Fed FAO issued (OCT-20-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
COZY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-23-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUN-23-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
RAINTREE ESTATES (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2010)
SWEETWATER WATER HAULER (Serves ND, Population served: 70, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
A & J MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
FARVIEW WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • RIVERTON, CITY OF (Population served: 10,001, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • SUNRIDGE ESTATES (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ACRES (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WY TRANS DEPT SWEETWATER RA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST FIKE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REDD FOX PARK HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • JUNIPER PARK WTR. ASSN. (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPENCER HOMESITES (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SECOND FIKE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PAINTBRUSH MOTEL (Population served: 28, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.9%
Whole state:

7.1%


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

People in group quarters in Riverton in 2010:

  • 210 people in state prisons
  • 206 people in college/university student housing
  • 75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Riverton in 2000:

  • 129 people in state prisons
  • 112 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other group homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Riverton (2011 data):

  • Wyoming National Bank: at 1700 North Federal Boulevard, branch established on 1999/06/14; Downtown Branch at 304 East Main Street, branch established on 2001/06/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $98.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wyoming National Bancorporation, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Riverton Branch at 215 N Broadway, branch established on 1961/11/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Riverton Main Branch at 616 North Federal Boulevard, branch established on 1977/07/11. 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
  • Bank of the West: Riverton Main Branch at 123 East Main Street, branch established on 1985/06/11. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Central Bank and Trust: Riverton Branch at 220 North Federal, branch established on 1999/12/01. Info updated 2009/09/25: Bank assets: $150.0 mil, Deposits: $127.6 mil, headquarters in Lander, WY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Central Trust Company
  • First Interstate Bank: Riverton Branch at 323 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/04/12. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Riverton:

Marital status in Riverton, WY
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

For population 25 years and over in Riverton:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wyoming average:

9.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Riverton
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Religion statistics for Riverton, WY (based on Fremont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,26950
Other3,65812
Catholic3,04710
Mainline Protestant2,21916
None26,930-
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: 10
Here:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

9.61 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
State:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Wyoming:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Riverton:

45.3%
Wyoming:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Riverton:

28.9
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Wyoming:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
Wyoming:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Riverton:

35.1%
State:

34.7%

General health condition:
Riverton:

55.1%
Wyoming:

56.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
Wyoming:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverton, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 29$136,533$56,4960$0
Police - Other 9$35,836$47,7810$0
Solid Waste Management 8$25,679$38,5190$0
Financial Administration 8$32,977$49,4660$0
Water Supply 7$27,949$47,9133$1,525
Streets and Highways 7$23,992$41,1290$0
Airports 5$23,297$55,9130$0
Sewerage 5$22,863$54,8712$1,525
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$24,344$58,4261$569
Other and Unallocable 4$12,039$36,1170$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,826$35,3041$1,925
Judicial and Legal 3$11,209$44,8360$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,669$100,0147$4,500
Totals for Government 95$402,212$50,80614$10,044

Riverton government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,163,000 ($107.97)
    Air Transportation: $397,000 ($36.85)
    Water Utilities: $321,000 ($29.80)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($11.42)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($1.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,492,000 ($324.17)
    Sewerage: $3,074,000 ($285.37)
    General - Other: $1,884,000 ($174.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,673,000 ($155.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,231,000 ($114.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $671,000 ($62.29)
    Regular Highways: $644,000 ($59.78)
    Air Transportation: $554,000 ($51.43)
    General Public Buildings: $413,000 ($38.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $412,000 ($38.25)
    Financial Administration: $315,000 ($29.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $252,000 ($23.39)
    Health - Other: $166,000 ($15.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($2.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $387,000 ($35.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($20.61)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($15.78)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($5.48)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($2.14)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($2.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($4.08)

Riverton government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,409,000 ($223.64)
    Sewerage: $1,916,000 ($177.87)
    Air Transportation: $161,000 ($14.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,753,000 ($162.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,842,000 ($171.00)
    Other: $674,000 ($62.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $319,000 ($29.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000 ($13.83)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($4.73)
    Special Assessments: $33,000 ($3.06)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($2.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,646,000 ($245.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,288,000 ($305.24)
    Other: $1,812,000 ($168.21)
    Highways: $336,000 ($31.19)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($0.84)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $867,000 ($80.49)
    Property: $773,000 ($71.76)
    Other License: $89,000 ($8.26)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $60,000 ($5.57)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.37)

Riverton government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,227,000 ($299.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,080,000 ($285.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000 ($13.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($0.09)

Riverton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,003,000 ($928.61)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Natrona County, WY  0.32% ($53,938 average AGI)
from Albany County, WY  0.18% ($28,741)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.17% ($53,038)


5.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Natrona County, WY  0.44% ($44,500 average AGI)
to Laramie County, WY  0.26% ($52,821)
to Albany County, WY  0.15% ($55,773)
Businesses in Riverton, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Burger King1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Motel 61
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Safeway1
Ford1Sears1
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KVOW (1450 AM; 1 kW; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KOVE (1330 AM; 5 kW; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverton:

  • KDNO (101.7 FM; THERMOPOLIS, WY; Owner: CARJIM, LLC)
  • KWRR (89.5 FM; ETHETE, WY; Owner: BUSINESS COUNCIL OF THE NORTHERN ARAPAHO TRIBE)
  • KWYW (99.1 FM; LOST CABIN, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KTAK (93.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: EDWARDS COMMUNICATIONS, LC)
  • KCWC-FM (88.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • KTRZ (93.1 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • K276DV (103.1 FM; EDEN, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS)
  • KDLY (97.5 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: FREMONT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K260AE (99.9 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: P. ANTHONY REED)
  • K219DO (91.7 FM; RIVERTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS,INC)
  • K244DP (96.7 FM; LANDER, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Riverton:

  • K07UZ (Channel 7; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K08GO (Channel 8; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
  • K12MJ (Channel 12; RIVERTON, ETC., WY; Owner: RIVERTON FREMONT TV CLUB, INC.)
Riverton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Riverton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.8mTotal length
  • $557,000Total costs
  • 46,320Total average daily traffic
  • 2,636Total average daily truck traffic
  • 66,445Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Riverton, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverton, WY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Riverton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Riverton, WY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Riverton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Riverton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 61 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 86. The highest number of fires - 172 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Riverton, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (56.9%), and Structure Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Riverton, WY
    • 82856.9%Outside Fires
    • 31221.4%Structure Fires
    • 20013.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1168.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Riverton, WY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Riverton, Wyoming:

  • Mountain View Motel, 720 W Main, Riverton, Wyoming 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-2418
  • Sundowner Station Riverton, 1616 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, Wyoming 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-6503, Fax: (307) 856-6503
  • Comfort Inn and Suites, 2020 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, Wyoming 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-8900, Fax: (307) 856-5444
  • Holiday Inn-Riverton Convention Center, 900 E Sunset Blvd, Riverton, Wyoming 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-8100, Fax: (307) 856-0266
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2500 N Federal Blvd, Riverton, Wyoming 82501 , Phone: (307) 856-3500, Fax: (307) 856-3501
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Riverton, Wyoming
Most common first names in Riverton, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10172.9 years
William9174.5 years
Mary7879.4 years
Robert7567.9 years
Charles6876.6 years
George6176.1 years
James5970.3 years
Helen4277.2 years
Edward4273.0 years
Dorothy4077.9 years
Most common last names in Riverton, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4174.5 years
Johnson3771.1 years
Brown2873.6 years
Anderson2877.2 years
Jones2374.3 years
Davis2378.1 years
Williams2070.9 years
Peterson1571.0 years
Moore1578.3 years
Weber1581.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverton, WY
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverton, WY
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 38.4%Electricity
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Riverton compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Riverton on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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