Riverview, FL


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Riverview is a larger medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 76,248 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Riverview is the 35th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Riverview, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Riverview, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Riverview’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Riverview does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $66,497.00.

Riverview is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Riverview is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverview who work in office and administrative support (16.64%), sales jobs (12.45%), and management occupations (10.96%).

Also of interest is that Riverview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the nice things about Riverview is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Riverview is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Riverview, the average commute to work is 31.69 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of people in Riverview who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.44% of adults in Riverview have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Riverview in 2010 was $26,126, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,504 for a family of four. However, Riverview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Riverview is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Riverview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverview residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Riverview also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.11% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Riverview include Irish, English, Italian, and Jamaican.

The most common language spoken in Riverview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.