Riverview, FL

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Living in Riverview

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. Much of the housing stock in Riverview was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Riverview economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Riverview, where the median household income is $69,832.00.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Riverview is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Riverview is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverview who work in office and administrative support (15.34%), sales jobs (10.99%), and management occupations (10.31%).

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.

Riverview is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

In Riverview, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Riverview citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.93% of adults in Riverview have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Riverview in 2010 was $29,001, 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 $116,004 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 26.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Riverview include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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