Riverton Fremont County, Wyoming

Riverton: City in Freemont County, Wyoming

About

Riverton is a city located in the county of Fremont in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,615 and a population density of 397 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,819 inhabitants.

The city was created 116 years ago in 1905.

Riverton Quick Facts

Population : 10,819 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wyoming (United States)
County : Fremont County
Postal code : 82501
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 26.74 km2
Altitude : 4,951 feet / 1509 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1906 (116 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 21:31:04 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 405 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.89% (2010-2020)
Riverton locator map
Location of Riverton on Wyoming map.
Riverton 'WY' Museum image
Riverton 'WY' Museum
Riverton 'WY' Museum image

Geography

Riverton is located at 43°1'30"N 108°22'48"W (43.0249600, -108.3801000).

Riverton map

Demographics

The population of Riverton increased by 1.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,615 - census
2011 10,861 2.26% estimation process
2012 11,014 1.39% estimation process
2013 11,020 0.05% estimation process
2014 10,941 -0.72% estimation process
2015 10,904 -0.34% estimation process
2016 11,014 1% estimation process
2017 10,919 -0.87% estimation process
2018 10,852 -0.62% estimation process
2019 10,772 -0.74% estimation process
2020 10,819 0.43% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 25,582
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 23,574
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 26,777
April 1, 2010 Population : 23,617
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.8%
People over 65 (%) : 7.5%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 65.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.9%
Asians alone % : 10.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 3.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 54.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 666
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 24.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.1%

Riverton zip code is 82501. County name: Fremont, County fips: 56013

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $226,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,357
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $355
2015-2019 median gross rent : $908
2015-2019 Households : 9,544
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 21.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 42,989
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 209,647
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 734,204
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 975,464
2012 total retail sales per capita : $40,034
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,813
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,102
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,502
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,614
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 503
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 354
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,933
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 262
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,954
2010 population per square mile : 3,401.0
2010 land area in square miles : 6.94
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 39.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $198,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,215
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $398
2015-2019 median gross rent : $764
2015-2019 Households : 17,149
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.81
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 98,697
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 385,714
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,431,295
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 725,678
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,846
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,833
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,274
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,828
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,056
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 914
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 229
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,327
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 244
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,150
2010 population per square mile : 2,685.5
2010 land area in square miles : 17.94

People born in Riverton (7)

People born in Riverton, including actress Ashlynn Yennie, football player Nick Bebout, athletics competitor Lance Deal, .

List

  • Bucky Jacobsen (American baseball player) he was born in 30/08/1975
  • Chance Phelps (United States Marine) he was born in 14/07/1984
  • David Love (American field geologist) he was born in 17/04/1913
  • Willie Wright (American football player) he was born in 09/03/1968

Schools in Riverton

College & universities near Riverton, WY

Code Name City ZIP
240514 Central Wyoming College Riverton (WY) 82501

Post offices near Riverton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Riverton Post Office Riverton (WY) 82501

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Fremont County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fremont County , WY.

City Name Population Title
Lander 7,467 City in, and the county seat of, Fremont County, Wyoming, United States
Fort Washakie 1,759 Census-designated place in Fremont County, Wyoming
Arapahoe 1,656 Census-designated place in Fremont County, Wyoming
Ethete 1,553 Census-designated place in Fremont County, Wyoming
Dubois 965 Town of the United States
Shoshoni 648 Town of the United States
Hudson 443 Town in Fremont County, Wyoming, United States
Pavillion 230 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Riverton distances to largest Wyoming cities